At times, saliva evidence may be the only biological evidence that can connect a suspect to the victim. With DNA testing, a saliva sample can be tested, and a DNA profile of the suspect can solve cases that are decades old.
Research a case involving a murder or a sexual assault case where a saliva sample was used to solve the case.
Research and summarize your case.
Describe in detail the area from which the saliva was recovered. How it was recovered and processed?
Detail the importance of CODIS for this case or cases in general. How are individuals entered into CODIS?
The Dateline Internal Affairs video case can be used for the paper.
Your assignment should be 3 page(s) in length.
Be sure to reference all sources using APA format. For citation guidelines, please refer to the table in the APA Style section of the syllabus.