Category Archives: Rapid DNA

Bill Introduced to Congress to Allow Rapid DNA Testing to Be Performed by Law Enforcement Officials

DNA 3DPLEASANTON, CA–(Marketwired – Dec 4, 2014) – H.R. 5789, The Rapid DNA Act of 2014, to establish a system for the integration of Rapid DNA instruments for use by law enforcement, has been introduced by Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner of Wisconsin. Rapid DNA analysis provides automated, sample-to-answer results within two hours, making it an effective tool for local and regional law enforcement to quickly identify suspects of violent crime, reduce violent crime and help reduce the current DNA analysis backlog.

FBI Updates DNA Quality Assurance Standards to Now Include Rapid DNA Analysis

GATTACA ImagePLEASANTON, CA — (Marketwired) — The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has updated their current DNA databasing standards to include an Addendum to the Quality Assurance Standards for DNA Databasing Laboratories performing Rapid DNA analysis and Modified Rapid DNA Analysis Using a Rapid DNA Instrument.
Rapid DNA analysis is used to generate DNA profiles in less than two hours, for use in local and regional law enforcement to potentially fight violent crime with speedy results. This technology may also be used to prevent human trafficking and fraudulent asylum requests.

FBI seeks to add Rapid DNA to biometric database

NGI-logoThis week, the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation announced a plan to accelerate the collection of DNA profiles for the government’s massive new biometric identification database.

New crime-fighting DNA technology to be tested in Florida court

Red HelisPALM BAY, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35 ORLANDO) – For the first time ever, a new crime fighting technology will be used in an attempt to convict a man suspected of stealing from a service member.

Applied Markets Watch: IntegenX RapidHit DNA Identification System

DNA StrandsIntegenX said this week that it has completed developmental validation for its RapidHit System, a fully automated and integrated rapid human DNA identification system.

New system provides faster results for DNA tests

Crotti and KauffmanIt used to take months for Sonoma County detectives to receive test results from DNA samples collected during examinations of rape victims.
But Sonoma County is one of six counties in the state benefitting from a pilot program at a DNA laboratory in Richmond that uses a new method to extract and analyze DNA samples. Since 2011, it has reduced the turnaround time to an average of 15 business days.

85-minute DNA analysis: Dubai cops go high-tech

Helix6As part of the continuation to establish its superiority globally and locally in the speedy solution of crimes and fulfilling the objectives of justice, the General Department of Criminal Evidence and Criminology at the Dubai Police has adopted a sophisticated technique to determine the DNA of suspects within 85 minutes.

New technology at DPS returns DNA profiles in 2 hours

Rapid HitPHOENIX -DNA evidence is key in identifying suspects in crimes. Typically, processing DNA evidence can take weeks, sometimes months. But new technology is changing all of that.