Thursday, June 04, 2009

New York Leads the Way

Ruling allowing Taser use to get DNA may be nation’s first : Home: The Buffalo News: "LOCKPORT — It is legally permissible for police to zap a suspect with a Taser to obtain a DNA sample, as long as it’s not done “maliciously, or to an excessive extent, or with resulting injury,” a county judge has ruled in the first case of its kind in New York State, and possibly the nation."

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