Card Set Information
Combined DNA Index System
Program by FBI to upload/search DNA profiles at
local, state, national
Specialized software, secure network.
Requires standard set of STR loci- FBI core
What are the indexes for CoDIS?
2) References samples (family members)
What type of profiles are uploaded to LDIS?
Crime scene DNA profiles only
What type of profiles are uploaded to SDIS?
Crime scene and convicted offenders
from local and state labs.
Who are the gate keepers for uploads to NDIS?
State CoDIS administrators.
Each state mandates CODIS policy through legislation.
DNA ID Act of 2004
Managed by FBI
Requirements for uploads
1) Accredited labs
2) QAS compliant
Follow NDIS DNA data acceptable Standards
What is in NDIS DNA acceptance standards?
PCR protocols and chemistry
Genotypes and allele designations
STR loci and kits
What two loci in ID+ are not FBI core loci?
NDIS profile uploads requirements
all 13 core loci attempted
Convicted and arrestee MUST have complete profiles.
What are the additional loci that can be uploaded at all levels but only
searched at Local/State levels?
What three pieces of info are uploaded to CoDIS?
What two types of profiles are NOT uploaded?
Reference and elimination profiles
What are the key functions for CoDIS software?
DNA profile data entry and management
What stringency is recommended for forensic samples?
For familial searching?
What is an international database?
DNA Gateway, Interpol, est. 2002
46 countries participating
What is the military equivalent of a grand jury?
Article 32 Hearing