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Almost one in four black children over 10 have their profiles on the UK police DNA database. The disclosure has sparked claims that the disparity with white children is undermining social integration. About a million children have been added since the UK's DNA database started in 1995. There has been a dramatic rise from 2004, when police were given the power to add profiles of people routinely arrested, even if not convicted of a crime.
"The racial bias is shocking," says Genewatch spokesman.