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2007-2008 second evaluation of the National DNA Data Bank Program : 2007-2008 deuxième évaluation de la Banque nationale de données génétiques : rapport final

2007

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Although the direct financial linkage to the NDDB was removed in 2003, with separate funding provided for the NDDB, the BCAs were maintained as a mechanism to “foster the effectiveness of the National DNA Data Bank as a mutual objective” by encouraging the analysis of crime scenes that would better populate the CSI. [...] In effect, the ‘contract’ provinces and territories pay a share of the costs of forensic services to the federal government, while the federal government pays a share of the costs of forensic services in Ontario and Quebec to each of these provinces. [...] In addition, the Committee includes a representative of the Commissioner of the RCMP, the Officer in Charge of the NDDB; and, a representative of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada. [...] The approach that was used in the last GOVERNMENT CONSULTING SERVICES Page 4 SECOND EVALUATION OF THE NATIONAL DNA DATA BANK PROGRAM Project No.: 520-1182 FINAL REPORT March 2007 evaluation to demonstrate the extent of the problem, and based on the incidence of convictions for designated primary offences, could not be used a second time due to the high levels of recidivism that may exist in the cr [...] For these reasons, the updated evaluation framework did not incorporate the work required to evaluate the population of the COI and the current evaluation only included a brief review of NDDB statistics to see whether there have been obvious improvements to the population of the COI.

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government politics crime criminal justice science and technology evaluation biology criminal law dna justice law law enforcement dna fingerprinting dna profiling combined dna index system crime, law and justice judiciary federal bureau of investigation forensic dna dna database national dna database forensic science dna profiles dna data banks forensic science service dna databank codis

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