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The Application of Touch DNA to Cold Case Investigations

Part of the Sexual Assault Kit Initiative Virtual Academy
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The Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI) Virtual Academy offers online trainings and resources to help improve jurisdictions’ capacity to investigate, prosecute, inventory, and track sexual assault kits and provide trauma-informed victim services and advocacy.

This training provides law enforcement investigators and other criminal justice partners involved in a cold case multidisciplinary team with a basic understanding of how touch DNA analysis can aid in attaining cold case resolutions. This training aims to equip cold case investigators with a foundational knowledge of touch DNA that will aid making informed decisions regarding evidence selection and submission for touch DNA analysis.

Date Created: September 13, 2023