Featured Data: Understanding Familial DNA: National Study of Policies, Procedures, and Potential Impact, 2014-16 (ICPSR 36810)

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

For more information, see the study homepage.

Mar 26, 2018

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