Assemblyman Goldfeder Statement on Passage of DNA Databank Expansion

Will increase accuracy and fairness in our justice system
Measure gives New York the most expansive DNA databank in the nation
March 14, 2012
“DNA evidence has helped solve thousands of cases that would have otherwise gone unsolved. Expanding our DNA criminal databank, will give the NYPD a more efficient way to solve crimes, put criminals behind bars and clear the innocent.”

“This legislation provides expanded access to defendants to help prove their innocence, and helps improve efficiency and accuracy in criminal investigations, while keeping our streets and neighborhoods safe.”