The New York City Police Department has announced an overhaul to its rules for collecting and using DNA evidence in criminal investigations. The rule changes include simplified processes for removing DNA from the Local DNA Index System, limits on collection from juveniles, updates to forms and provisions for user consent. "I think it’s incumbent upon us to make sure that we’re being as fair as possible," NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea said. Meanwhile, Ohio Attorney General David Yost released a report discussing potential facial-recognition regulations for the state to adopt.
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