Every day innocent people needlessly become victims of violent crimes. Most of these are committed by repeat offenders. By passing state legislation that enables law enforcement to collect DNA from felony arrestees, at the same time as fingerprints, your state can catch criminals sooner. That means you can prevent most of these crimes, save more lives, and provide more protection to the innocent.
Katie Sepich was a vivacious 22-year-old graduate student at New Mexico State University. In August 2003, she was brutally attacked just outside her home. She was raped, strangled, her body set on fire, and abandoned at an old dump site.» FULL STORY
Samantha Runnion was a carefree 5-year-old until she was abducted from her front yard in July of 2002. She was beaten, raped and her body was found 60 miles away on a cliff.» FULL STORY
Bonnie Craig was an intelligent 18-year-old freshman at the University of Alaska Anchorage. In September 1994, Craig was abducted on her way to class. That same afternoon, Craig's lifeless body was found floating in a creek.» FULL STORY
Brittany Phillips was a friendly 18-year-old college student living in Tulsa, Oklahoma. In September 2004, a classmate found Philips raped and murdered in her apartment.» FULL STORY
With her husband asleep upstairs, Debbie Smith was abducted from her home, blindfolded and dragged into the woods where she was raped repeatedly.» FULL STORY
All states require DNA for felony convictions, but most states have begun considering bills to require DNA for felony arrests. 26 State Legislators have already enacted such laws.
Protect the citizens of your state. By reaching out to state legislators and other elected officials, we can bring American crime fighting into the 21st Century!