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Combined DNA Index System

Combined DNA Index System (CODIS)


The CODIS Unit manages the Combined DNA Index System (CODIS) and the National DNA Index System (NDIS). It is responsible for developing, providing, and supporting the CODIS Program to federal, state, and local crime laboratories in the United States and selected international law enforcement crime laboratories to foster the exchange and comparison of forensic DNA evidence from violent crime investigations. The CODIS Unit also provides administrative management and support to the FBI for various advisory boards, Department of Justice (DOJ) grant programs, and legislation regarding DNA.

The Team

Program manager, forensics system program managers, biologist, auditors, management and program analysts, and paralegal specialists.

The Work

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