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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