Combined DNA Index System

The Combined DNA Index System (CODIS) is a DNA database funded by the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). It is a computer system that stores DNA profiles created by federal, state, and local crime laboratories in the United States, with the ability to search the database to assist in the identification of suspects in crimes.

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Combined DNA Index System - In Popular Culture
... Minds, Law Order SVU, Rizzoli Isles and Dexter, the investigators often match DNA with the CODIS database ... effect on how members of the public, but also professionals within the criminal justice system, and even prisoners, view the utility of DNA databases ...

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