DNA Collection http://wuky.org en Ky. Announces Plan To Ensure DNA Taken From Felons http://wuky.org/post/ky-announces-plan-ensure-dna-taken-felons <p class="ap-story-p">Kentucky corrections officials are taking steps to ensure DNA samples are taken from every felon in the state. Wed, 11 Dec 2013 17:03:59 +0000 Associated Press 41755 at http://wuky.org Ky. Announces Plan To Ensure DNA Taken From Felons Officials: Ky. Missed DNA Samples From Up To 7,000 Felons http://wuky.org/post/officials-ky-missed-dna-samples-7000-felons <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Kentucky corrections officials say they failed to take DNA samples from between 6,300 and 7,000 felons as required by law over a four-year period.</span></p><p></p><p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">Justice Cabinet Secretary and Corrections Commissioner LaDonna Thompson said during a news conference Thursday in Frankfort that they are now trying to locate about 3,900 people no longer in state custody or on probation or parole to take samples from them.</span></p> Thu, 25 Jul 2013 15:53:40 +0000 Associated Press 35036 at http://wuky.org Officials: Ky. Missed DNA Samples From Up To 7,000 Felons House Panel Passes Bill To Take DNA After Arrest http://wuky.org/post/house-panel-passes-bill-take-dna-after-arrest <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Police would take DNA samples from people arrested on felony charges under a bill approved Wednesday by the House Judiciary Committee.</span></p><p></p><p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">If the measure is passed by the full Legislature, Kentucky would join the federal government and 25 other states that take DNA samples from felony arrestees, according to the Congressional Research Service.</span></p> Wed, 13 Feb 2013 22:37:43 +0000 Associated Press 27302 at http://wuky.org House Panel Passes Bill To Take DNA After Arrest