© 2021 Boise State Public Radio
NPR in Idaho
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
Available On Air Stations

New DNA Collection Device Improves Evidence Gathering For Idaho Falls PD

M-Vac DNA collection machine.

The Idaho Falls Police Department recently acquired a DNA collection device that vastly improves evidence gathering. Idaho Matters talks with the machine's inventor and the IFPD about how this is a game-changer for crime scene investigators.

Gemma is the host of Idaho Matters, Boise State Public Radio's daily show which broadcasts live Monday-Friday at noon. She is an award-winning journalist and has spent the majority of her broadcasting career in Idaho. Gemma was a television news anchor and reporter in Boise for close to 15 years. She came to Boise in 1999 to start Fox 12.