I think this is grossly unfair and un-Australian.
Many of us would be unfairly labelled for the rest of our lives if we had to account for our childhood misdemeanours.
Queenslanders civil liberties are being eroded.
ggPOLICE have taken DNA samples from almost 1300 children earmarked as the next generation of criminals.
Figures obtained by The Sunday Mail under Right to Information legislation have revealed that in less than five years, police have collected DNA from 1275 children aged between 10 and 16.
The genetic blueprint may be used to catch them if they reoffend - a likelihood for more than half of juveniles, according to research.