NIJ/ICF Study of Familial DNA Searching National Survey of CODIS Laboratories

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As part of the Study of Familial DNA Searching Policies and Practices funded by the U.S. Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice (NIJ), ICF International (ICF) has recently launched a survey of all CODIS laboratories to learn about key considerations, opinions, and varied practices related to familial DNA searching in the U.S.

ICF is asking all Laboratory Directors representing CODIS laboratories to complete the online survey. To ensure the survey is completed as fully as possible, Laboratory Directors are also encouraged to seek input from and/or complete the survey in coordination with their CODIS Administrator as needed.

Thank you to those who have already completed the survey. If you have not yet responded, please complete the survey as soon as possible using the unique survey link provided by ICF. For additional information about the survey, please contact the ICF Survey Administrator at