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Human Trafficking                                        2
Analysis and Application: Final Essay Exam
DNA Retention
The United Kingdom has begun a policy to collect and retain the DNA of juveniles involved in crime and recently came under fire for retaining the DNA for other juveniles who were never charged or convicted of an offense. Recently, the United States federal government has proposed a policy to collect DNA from anyone a
ested by a federal law enforcement agent.
Create a position paper addressing the potential issues, both positive and negative, for the collection of DNA from citizens. Include examples to support your position.
Note: This Assignment will require outside research. Use at least two credible sources beyond the text material. Also discuss how you evaluated the credibility of the resources used.
You may consult the Li
ary, the Internet, the textbook, other course materials, and any other outside resources in supporting your task, using proper citations in APA style.
Paper Format.
· The paper is to be completed in APA format.
· Page length is 4–5 pages of text (1,000 to 1,250). This does not include the title page or the References section.
· No more than 20 percent of paper may be copied directly from outside sources.
NB: This paper doesn’t require Table of Content because APF Format doesn’t require that.
Answered Same Day Jul 24, 2021


Moumita answered on Jul 26 2021
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Table of Contents
Introduction    3
Background of Issue    3
Potential Positive Issues for the collection of the DNA from Citizens    4
Potential Negative Issues for the selection of the DNA from the citizens    5
Conclusion    6
References    7
    The research of genetics has proven one thing that we human beings are 99.9% identical to each other. However, the 0.1% that creates the difference between us is our genome that is determined by our DNA. The complete form of DNA is Deoxyribonucleic Acid. Now in this time of civilisation and advancement, the crimes are also rocketing at the first-rate. Hence now the government of many countries have the policy to maintain the DNA database, DNA databases are the DNA profiles for the population to trace the potential crime suspects. In this paper, the advantages and the disadvantages of maintenance of DNA databases by the countries will be elucidated in detail.
Background of the Issue
    In 1994, the government of the United Kingdom created the basis for the collection of the DNA database for those people who have been convicted by the court of law even for any trivial crime also. Within one year after the implementation of that, database management policy for the DNA more than 2.7 million samples were collected that was almost 5.2% of the total population of the UK (Rees, Baker, Gardner, Maddison & Gough, 2017). After this, intending to cu
the criminalities, many other countries also imitated the footsteps of the UK in which some supported this idea of DNA database management. In contrast, many alleged it as an unethical attempt for the intrusion of the privacy of the people. In this connection, once Harlan Levy, the former assistant district attorney of the New York City one commented, "I still firmly believe in the power of DNA to catch the guilty and exonerate the innocent. Hence, this particular policy has always been mired in controversy. In this paper, both the positive and the negative issues regarding the DNA sample collection and the maintenance of the DNA database by the governments of the countries...

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