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LODIS - Local DNA Index System -Investigative tool designed by cop for cops.

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Lodis Slide Deck

  1. 1. LODIS™- Local DNA Index System Expanding the use of DNA as an Investigational Tool for High-Volume Crimes Three Easy Steps … Collect  Submit  Investigate © 2010 DNA:SI Labs, All Rights Reserved
  2. 2. DNA:SI LABs <ul><li>1998 Startup of Operations </li></ul><ul><li>2004 Acquired by AMI, data replication company in NC </li></ul><ul><li>2004 ASCLD/LAB accreditation for forensic DNA casework American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors / Laboratory Accreditation Board </li></ul><ul><li>2007 began co-development of LODIS with Palm Bay PD, Florida </li></ul><ul><li>2008 August – “Vollmer Award” for Excellence in Forensic Science by a Law Enforcement Agency (LODIS) </li></ul><ul><li>2009 – TLG - Alliance for Innovation Award </li></ul><ul><li>2009 – IACP - Choice Point Award for Excellence in Criminal Investigations </li></ul>
  3. 3. Why LODIS™? <ul><li>Provide agencies with greater access to forensic DNA testing for investigations with and without suspects </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Only 175 government / CODIS labs to serve the whole country </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Allow local agencies more decision-making to select which crimes, criminals, and crime scenes may benefit from DNA testing </li></ul><ul><li>Simple, rapid, and cost effective forensic DNA testing allowing routine use for hundreds of investigations monthly </li></ul>
  4. 4. LODIS™ Can Complement Services from Government Forensic Labs LODIS™ Local Agencies Government DNA LABS
  5. 5. <ul><li>Denver, Phoenix, LA County, Topeka, Kansas City participate in study to use Property Crime DNA as investigative tool </li></ul><ul><li>Suspect identifications and Arrests Doubled. </li></ul><ul><li>Prosecutions doubled – 2 X Case Acceptance </li></ul><ul><li>Suspects arrested were more dangerous - double the number of prior arrests and double the prior convictions as those arrested through traditional investigations </li></ul><ul><li>DNA was twice as effective in identifying suspects as fingerprints when both collected </li></ul>
  6. 6. Denver Colorado – District Attorney Reported Statistics <ul><li>95 Habitual burglars arrested & prosecuted </li></ul><ul><li>Prosecution Rate – 8X w/ DNA evidence </li></ul><ul><li>10 Fold Average Sentence 13.9 vs 1.4 Years </li></ul><ul><li>26% reduction in burglary rate </li></ul><ul><li>$25.6 Million Saved </li></ul><ul><li>150 Man hours freed up in each office </li></ul>
  7. 8. LODIS IS A SIMPLE INVESTIGATIVE TOOL DELIVERING RAPID DNA RESULTS FOR HIGH-VOLUME CRIMES <ul><li>Collect  Submit  Investigate </li></ul>
  8. 9. Providing Your Agency Access and Choice for Using DNA Testing
  9. 10. <ul><li>Collect </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Swab blood, saliva, contact DNA, buccal cells </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Submit </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Known or Unknown </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Investigate: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Auto notification </li></ul></ul>
  10. 11. Batch Submissions Reduce Cost <ul><li>All samples from known and unknown sources are logged into existing agency property and evidence system </li></ul><ul><li>Triaging process to select submissions for testing </li></ul><ul><li>Computer upload and manifest </li></ul><ul><li>Batch shipments </li></ul>
  11. 15. LODIS™ SYSTEM FEATURES Secure 24/7 Web Based Access
  12. 17. <ul><li>Assign and track DNA investigations </li></ul><ul><li>Officer access management </li></ul><ul><li>Agency reports, officer reports, DNA HITs, Investigations Aided </li></ul><ul><li>Agency specific functions </li></ul><ul><li>Data analysis functions </li></ul>
  13. 20. Mail Agency LODIS SYSTEM: NEW HITS ALERT! Date:08/01/2009 Time: 01:00 am Officer 3837 has 2 new hits: * Specimen#: 23755, Case Num >> 07-2943849 Owner ID: 3837 * Specimen#: 24421, Case Num >> 07-4588832 Owner ID: 3837 E-mail Electronic Interface Paper Specimen List & Hits Reports Laboratory Processes Specimens E-Manifest Submits Specimens
  14. 21. Laboratory Processes Specimens 04/22/10 Agency Submits Specimens Mail Paper Specimen List & Hits Reports Web Portal Access Electronic Interface
  15. 23. LODIS Program Features <ul><li>Sample collection system, training and set-up </li></ul><ul><li>LODIS software customization and set-up </li></ul><ul><li>Annual LODIS software license </li></ul><ul><li>Secure 24/7 access to hosted agency DNA DATA repository containing DNA profiles and HIT’s </li></ul><ul><li>Auto Alerts </li></ul><ul><li>Quick-Results for individual samples (DNA Pos or Neg) </li></ul><ul><li>Mini-Reports that associate all evidence in each investigation </li></ul><ul><li>Instant Queries </li></ul><ul><li>LODIS Administrator training, access, functions, custom reports </li></ul>
  16. 24. Flexible System Administrator(s) – Multi-agency Field and/or Investigative Command Submitting Officers/ CSI/Investigators Forensic Analyst – Jail Officers LODIS Manager Agency statistics, HITs, Investigations aided LODIS AGENCY Administrator(s) Investigations CSI Field Command Patrol Detective
  17. 25. LODIS™ Agency Partner Program <ul><li>DNA:SI LABS sponsorship of initial start up and training costs to City and/or County and multi-jurisdictional project in State </li></ul><ul><li>Partner Agency will accumulate data for study purposes </li></ul><ul><li>Agency recognition for using DNA for investigating High-Volume Crimes </li></ul><ul><li>Work with DNA:SI LABs to address “State-Level” LODIS implementation issues </li></ul><ul><li>Compliment CODIS and current State Forensic Services </li></ul><ul><li>Showcase and model for other agencies in the State </li></ul><ul><li>Network with “Partner Agencies” from other states </li></ul>
  18. 26. <ul><li>Questions?? </li></ul><ul><li>Randy Emerson - Director of Sales & Marketing </li></ul><ul><li>emersonr @dnasi.com </li></ul><ul><li>888-466-3362 (office) </li></ul><ul><li>919-306-4908 (cell) </li></ul><ul><li>Jay Whitt – Director of Law Enforcement Services </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>888-466-3362 (office) </li></ul><ul><li>336-253-8300 (cell) </li></ul>

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