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Prosecuting Cold Cases Using DNA (COLD) Program

Since 2019, COLD Program funds were used to:

  • Upload multiple suspect profiles to Combined DNA Index System (CODIS), Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System (IAFIS/AFIS)
  • Identify 78 suspects who were initially unknown
  • Prosecute 19 cases that have resulted in convictions
  • Identify 30 suspects via Forensic Genetic Genealogy work
  • Charge or indict 46 cases
  • Resolve 78 cold cases