FY 2013 SJS Project: Linking CHR and DNA data
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CODIS is an acronym for Combined DNA Index System, which is a computer software program that operates local, state, and national databases of DNA profiles from convicted offenders, unsolved crime scene evidence, and missing persons.
ADVANCE FOR RELEASE AT 4:30 P.M. EST BJS FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2000 202/307-0784 SIXTY-NINE PERCENT OF PUBLIC FORENSIC LABORATORIES HAD DNA TEST BACKLOGS IN 1997 WASHINGTON, D.C. The first federal survey of publicly operated forensic crime labs throughout the country has revealed as of December 31, 1997, the labs had at least 6,800 unprocessed DNA cases and an additional 287,000 unprocessed convicted offender DNA samples...