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Dozens of local police departments in the US have created their own DNA databases, the Associated Press reports.

While police say this approach helps them solve cases more quickly by avoiding the backlogs that affect state and federal databases, critics say it also enables them to circumvent state and federal rules regarding what samples can be collected and held, the AP adds.

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