Although none of the PooPrints clients have yet sent back a feces sample from a potential violator, test trials have shown that the technology works, Simpson said.
Still, in Baltimore, the woman who would be responsible for picking up the poop and mailing it in is none too happy about her possible new duties.
"How has it got to this point where we have to have a CSI thing going on?" Rita Shriver, Scarlett Place's building manager, told the Baltimore Sun. "This is just insane."