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§ 15A‑266.1.  Policy.

It is the policy of the Stateto assist federal, State, and local criminal justice and law enforcementagencies in the identification, detection, or exclusion of individuals who aresubjects of the investigation or prosecution of felonies or violent crimesagainst the person. Identification, detection, and exclusion are facilitated bythe analysis of biological evidence that is often left by the perpetrator or isrecovered from the crime scene. The analysis of biological evidence can also beused to identify missing persons and victims of mass disasters.  (1993, c. 401, s. 1; 2003‑376,s. 1; 2009‑203, s. 1.)