Wed, 22 Nov 2006
The Association of Chief of Police Officers (ACPO) published today the DNA Good Practice Manual
, Second Edition 2005. The following table from this document reveals that success rate in retrieving DNA from various samples is different in reality from what movies would make one believe:
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Unfortunately this document includes other surprises such as the mention that DNA profiles in the NDNAD are not destroyed even when an profiled individual dies. I wrote more about this and some other aspects directly affecting me in a new entry
on the Innocent in London page.