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Principles of Forensic DNA for Officers of the Court

CODIS and the FBI

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The FBI provides free CODIS software, installation, training, and user support to any State or local law enforcement laboratory that performs DNA analysis.

The three-tiered system allows State and local agencies to operate their individual databases within the confines of State laws, which vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction.

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