The National DNA Database

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DNA databases Have you ever heard of an innocent person get convicted of a crime? You probably have because a study from Ohio State shows that every year 10,000 people are convicted of a crime even though the person did nothing wrong. Thanks to DNA databasing, this number would severely shrink. The national DNA database is a government database of DNA profiles that can be used by law enforcement to identify suspects of crimes. Having a DNA database has many benefits, which is why it should be allowed.

One of the biggest reasons for why DNA databases should be allowed is because it would shrink the number of innocent people getting convicted of crimes. For example, When DNA evidence is found at a crime scene, the government will be able
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