POLICE ACADEMY TRAINING

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 Course Information
Course: Overview of CODIS and the New Jersey DNA Collection Program
Category: Investigation & Identification
Location: Somerset County Police Academy, Hillsborough
Attire: Uniform / Professional
Description:
The goal of the CODIS Compliance Unit is to get all New Jersey law enforcement personnel fully trained in the CODIS program.  This two-hour class will bring attendees completely up to date with when and how DNA collection is required in New Jersey.  The course will cover the following information:
 
    • Overview of the NJ and national CODIS programs and how they can help your agency
    • The four times DNA collection is required in New Jersey
    • Why CODIS and DNA collection should be a consideration during every arrest
    • Demonstration on how to collect a DNA sample
    • Four ways to research if an offender’s DNA is already in the CODIS database
    • What to do when your agency receives a DNA hit letter
    • Handling offenders who refuse to provide DNA
    • Receive reference materials for your agency
 
  1. This class is perfect as both an introduction to CODIS or a refresher for those who may have had training before. 
 
Registration is required. To register, email the following information to codisunit@njdcj.org with “CODIS TRAINING” in the subject box:
Schedule:
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