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==Resources==
 
==Resources==
 
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**[http://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/lead-stories/20150320/holness-knight-agree-mandatory-dna-samples-accused Jamaica Gleaner: Holness, Knight Agree On Mandatory DNA Samples From Accused (20th March 2015)]
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**[http://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/news/20150319/holness-calls-national-id-system Jamaica Gleaner: Holness Calls For National ID System (19th March 2015)]
 
**[http://jamaica-gleaner.com/gleaner/20140409/lead/lead6.html The Gleaner: No DNA for now (9th April 2014)]
 
**[http://jamaica-gleaner.com/gleaner/20140409/lead/lead6.html The Gleaner: No DNA for now (9th April 2014)]
 
**[http://go-jamaica.com/news/read_article.php?id=50041 Go-Jamaica: Bunting: DNA legislation not panacea for Jamaica's crime problem (18th December 2013)] Reports that the DNA Bill will go before legislators in January 2014.
 
**[http://go-jamaica.com/news/read_article.php?id=50041 Go-Jamaica: Bunting: DNA legislation not panacea for Jamaica's crime problem (18th December 2013)] Reports that the DNA Bill will go before legislators in January 2014.

Revision as of 09:36, 23 March 2015

Jamaica's DNA database was established in 2002. New legislation was introduced in 2010 but has yet to be adopted.

The 2008 Interpol survey reports that 50 crime scene DNA profiles and 2,607 individuals' profiles, plus 2 unknown/deceased DNA profiles were held in Jamaica at the time of the survey.

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