NMPDDNational Missing Person DNA Database (US FBI)
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In 2007, 383 cases were submitted to the NMPDD for analysis, and the DNAAU-2 processed 461 cases for mitochondrial DNA analysis.
In addition to processing cases, members of the NMPDD have been active in educating the forensic and law enforcement communities about the value of this program to investigators of missing-person cases.
As the following case illustrates, the NMPDD provides investigators with an opportunity to identify missing and unidentified persons on a national level.