May 072010
 
 May 7, 2010  Posted by  Non-U.S., Workplace

Robyn Ironside reports:

Five police forensics officers have been booted out of their roles for refusing to supply DNA samples to their employer.

The Queensland Police Service had given the officers until March 1 to provide a “voluntary” sample for the purpose of eliminating their DNA from crime scenes.

As many as 50 per cent of officers are believed to have objected to the requirement but only a handful stood their ground out of concern about the lack of safeguards for their genetic blueprint.

Read more in The Courier-Mail.

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