For many New Yorkers, the beginning of August means long hot summer days, catching a ball game with the kids, or maybe taking a family trip to the beach or mountains.
For New York's law enforcement professionals however, the beginning of August also brings a major and welcome new change in our State's criminal justice laws.
That's because August 1st, 2012 was the effective date of the new "ALL-CRIMES DNA LAW," which dramatically strengthens and expands New York State's crime-fighting DNA database.
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