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Use of Voluntary Attendance a 'fundamental threat' to DNA database

Biometrics Commissioner says VA is being used inappropriately for wide range of cases including rape.

Use of Voluntary Attendance a 'fundamental threat' to DNA database

Date - 7th July 2020
By - Gary Mason
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Changes to the PACE Codes of Practice and an increasing use of the Voluntary Attendance (VA) arrangements mean that suspects connected with rape cases are not subject to routine searches of DNA and fingerprint databases. The annual report of the...
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