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Understanding Familial DNA: National Study of Policies, Procedures, and Potential Impact, 2014

Metadata Updated: November 28, 2023

These data are part of NACJD's Fast Track Release and are distributed as they were received from the data depositor. The files have been zipped by NACJD for release, but not checked or processed except for the removal of direct identifiers. Users should refer to the accompanying readme file for a brief description of the files available with this collection and consult the investigator(s) if further information is needed. Seeking to measure the usage of Familial DNA Searching (FDS) to aid in criminal investigations, this study utilized a multi-phase, mixed methods approach to obtain data on FDS policies and practices in the United States. This study includes data from the National Survey of CODIS Laboratories, which was compiled after two expert roundtables, a literature and policy scan of practice, cost modeling, and state case studies. The study includes one SPSS data file: FDS_National_Survey_of_CODIS_Labs_Data.sav

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Restricted: This dataset can only be accessed or used under certain conditions. License: us-pd

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Metadata Created Date August 18, 2021
Metadata Updated Date November 28, 2023

Metadata Source

Harvested from DOJ JSON

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date August 18, 2021
Metadata Updated Date November 28, 2023
Publisher National Institute of Justice
Identifier 3465
Data First Published 2018-03-01T08:32:07
Language eng
Data Last Modified 2018-03-01T08:34:56
Rights These data are restricted due to the increased risk of violation of confidentiality of respondent and subject data.
Public Access Level restricted public
Bureau Code 011:21
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Program Code 011:060
Publisher Hierarchy Office of Justice Programs > National Institute of Justice
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Source Hash 7b683a716fba16aa39fe1958c76bebc8798a6c1273476a2e101ea7c3bdb3fefe
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