Prompt: Read Report to the Attorney General on Delays in Forensic DNA Analysis. http://victimsofcrime.org/docs/dna-resource-center-documents/report-to-the-attorney-general-on-delays-in-forensic-dna-analysis-(2011).pdf?sfvrsn=6)
Then write a journal assignment in which you answer the following questions:
Should DNA testing be mandatory in all cases where DNA is collected? Why or why not? Do you agree with the report’s findings? From the report, which recommendation would you prioritize, if you were given the opportunity to implement it within your state or department? Why?
Refer to your textbook and relevant scholarly sources to support the points and observations made in your journal assignment.
Guidelines for Submission: Your journal assignment must be 300–400 words (excluding the references). Citations should be formatted according to APA style. Submit assignment as a Word document with double spacing, 12-point Times New Roman font, and one-inch margins.