The No Suspect Casework DNA Backlog Reduction Program
Audit Report No. 05-02
Office of the Inspector General
Figure 1 shows the methodologies proposed by the states for the analysis of no-suspect cases. Six grantees chose to use in-house analysis only - Kansas, Missouri, Main, New Hampshire, Connecticut, and Delaware. Six grantees chose to use outsourcing only - New Mexico, Oklahoma, Nebraska, Illinois, Maryland, and Vermont. Thirteen grantees chose to use in-house and outsourcing - New York, Texas, Florida, Ohio, Wisconsin, Michigan, Arizona, Massachusetts, Alabama, Indiana, Kentucky, New Jersey, and Puerto Rico.
Awaiting Data Review - 36%
Figure 5 shows the average number of days it took for a profile to be uploaded to CODIS for the following grantees/co-grantees: Ohio BCI&I took 12 days; Fort Worth, TX Police Dept. took 122 days; Jacksonville, FL FDLE Lab took 187 days; Palm Beach, FL Sheriff's Office took 9 days; New York State Police took 70 days; Monroe County, NY Public Safety Lab took 70 days; and Nassau County, NY Medical Examiner took 68 days.