Forensics: NamUS Missing Persons database not used. State doesn’t teach tool used to solve missing person cases, 67% not in federal database

Here is a synopsis of the videocast.

1. Only 13 States mandate police to obtain and enter missing persons fingerprint, dental, and personal information into the federal NamUS system.

2. Voluntary compliance of police departments is low.

3. Many unidentified human remains are cremated without DNA being saved.

4. Cops are not trained in NamUS protocols.

5. Poor and minority missing persons and families lack equal responses from media and law enforcement.

— Read on

About csidds

Dr. Michael Bowers is a long time forensic consultant in the US and international court systems.
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