DNA Gun Marks Suspects To Help Control Riots

DNA Gun Marks Suspects To Help Control Riots
technology

The new SelectaDNA gun could allow authorities to apprehend criminals after the event has occurred by tracking the specific genetic material.

Ryan Gerhardt
  • 29 january 2013

Crowd control and riot situations pose some of the greatest challenges for police officers and the authorities. They’re outnumbered, they have to keep the peace and ensure civilian safety, and they’re also supposed to apprehend law-breakers using the proper force. A daunting task considering a mob can quickly get out of hand, and authorities may end up reacting with excessive force.

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