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  • Where can I locate information on the use of DNA to solve property crimes?
    Information on the use of DNA to solve property crimes can be found in the National Institute of Jus... Read More
    Last Updated: March 25, 2014

  • Where can I find information on the use of DNA to solve cold cases?
    Information on the use of DNA to solve cold cases can be found in the National Institute of Justice ... Read More
    Last Updated: September 17, 2012

  • Where can I learn more about the use of DNA to exonerate inmates postconviction?
    Information on the use of DNA to exonerate inmates postconviction can be found on the Postconviction... Read More
    Last Updated: October 29, 2016

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Publications

  • Publicly Funded Forensic Crime Laboratories: Quality Assurance Practices, 2014,  BJS, November 2016, NCJ 250152. (11 pages).
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  • Publicly Funded Forensic Crime Laboratories: Resources and Services, 2014,  BJS, November 2016, NCJ 250151. (12 pages).
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  • Understanding Blow Fly Genetic Variation May Reduce Error Rates in Time of Death Estimates,  NIJ, November 2016, NCJ 250410.
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  • Defining a Face: What can DNA phenotyping really tell us about an unknown sample?,  NIJ-Sponsored, September 2015, NCJ 250372. (2 pages).
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  • Isotope Analyses of Hair as a Trace Evidence Tool to Reconstruct Human Movements: Establishing the Effects of the "Human Ecosystem" On Strontium and Oxygen Isotope Ratios,  NIJ-Sponsored, April 2016, NCJ 250339. (92 pages).
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  • Who Loaded the Gun? Recovering DNA from Bullet Casings,  NIJ-Sponsored, September 2016, NCJ 250284.
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