Sex pests 'could have hormone injections'Last updated at 19:23 17 January 2007
DNA: Face and voice recognition, a DNA database, identity cards and satellite surveillance are all mentioned
Strategists think the injections - effectively the "chemical castration" of sexual predators to suppress their urges - would help prevent attacks.
The controversial proposal is one of a number being looked at by Tony Blair's strategy unit as part of the Prime Minister's policy review.
Other ideas include installing microchips in the mentally ill to monitor their behaviour and sending text messages to parents to warn them a paedophile is at large in their area.
One document, entitled Crime, Justice And Cohesion, says there will have to be "trade-offs" between liberty and security as technology and profiling are used to tackle crime.
Face and voice recognition, a DNA database, identity cards and satellite surveillance are all mentioned.
The paper also highlights how sex offenders in Denmark are given hormone injections, Switzerland prescribes heroin rather than the substitute methadone to addicts and prisoners in Texas are forced to wear pink T-shirts.
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