DNA and CODIS
DNA is the evidence everyone wants to see in an investigation. It is extremely fragile and even has its limitations. In a 1.5-2 page Essay, address the following prompts:
Identify and explain items that should be collected from the victim and the suspected perpetrator of a sexual assault.
What is CODIS
What samples are included in the CODIS database
What is PCR/STR analysis and how is it used
What is mtDNA
Where does mtDNA come from
How can it help an investigation
Be sure to address all prompts and cite your sources in APA format.