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UNTHSC Proposal for the Management and Support of the National Missing and Unidentified Person System

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2011, $2,600,000)

The purpose of the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System program is to assist State and local law enforcement, medical examiners and coroners, allied professionals, and the general public with resolving missing and unidentified persons cases. The University of North Texas Health Science Center, Center for Human Identification and the personnel within the Laboratory for Molecular Identification, the Laboratory for Forensic Anthropology, and the Forensic Services Unit (FSU) will operate in a collaborative environment to administer and manage NamUs, support ongoing NamUs programs, continue national outreach efforts, provide national assistance, and oversee the forensic services provided through NamUs ca/ncf

Date Created: September 20, 2011