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Dana Cummings, DNA Privacy (2019)




Genre: Speech

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2019-11-20

Duration: 00:19:49

Subjects: Rotary Club of Baton Rouge | DNA fingerprinting | Law Enforcement | Privacy, Right of | Lee, Derrick Todd, 1968-2016


  • Cummings, Dana Speaker


A speech by Dana Cummings before the Baton Rouge Rotary Club on November 20, 2019. Cummings is the Chief of Litigation for the East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney’s Office. She discusses DNA privacy, including: the DNA collected for law enforcement databases; genealogy DNA databases; the use of genealogy DNA databases to solve cold cases; and how DNA was used to catch Baton Rouge serial killer Derrick Todd Lee. She also answers questions from the audience.