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Collecting DNA Evidence at Property Crime Scenes


Summary on CODIS

Contributing Authors

  • Jack Dillon, AFTE certified Firearms Examiner.
  • Debra Figarelli, DNA Technical Leader, NFSTC.
  • David Sylvester, Program Director, NFSTC, Retired, Indiana State Police Department.
  • William Tilstone, Retired Training Director, NFSTC.

Contributing Agencies

  • City of Indianapolis, Marion County.
  • Denver Police Department, Detective Philip Standford, Sergeant Kevin Frazer.
  • Indiana State Police Crime Scene Unit and the Indiana State Police Laboratory Division.
  • Kansas Bureau of Investigation.
  • Los Angeles Police Department.
  • Orange County Sheriff's Department OCSD.
  • Phoenix Police Department.

Websites and Guide

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