Scott Walker revives push for DNA collection upon arrest

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Gov. Scott Walker said Monday he plans to revive a contentious proposal to require police to collect DNA samples from suspects upon arrest in at least some felony and sex cases in his next state budget.

Walker offered few details on the plan, including what specific crimes would trigger DNA collection, saying only “some felonies and serious sex-related offenses.” He said he would ask Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen to develop the logistics.

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