One of the facts about DNA databases that often gets overlooked is the sample collection process. Law enforcement personnel have to extract blood or obtain a saliva sample from incarcerated felons that are not always cooperative. In some cases, extraordinary efforts including force are required to persuade felons to submit to a blood draw (Spalding 1995). Collecting the actual samples can be a challenge considering the fact that the convicted offender knows his blood or saliva could be used to catch him committing another crime in the future or match him to a previous unsolved crime he committed.
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This book discusses the futility of curing stammering by common means. It traces various attempts at curing stammering in the past and how wasteful these attempt were, until he discovered a simple program to cure it. The book presents the life of Benjamin Nathaniel Bogue and his struggles with the handicap. Bogue devotes a great deal of text to explain the handicap of stammering, its effects on the body and psychology of the sufferer, and its cure.