DNA is the evidence everyone wants to see in an investigation. It is extremely fragile and even has its limitations.
Identify and explain items that should be collected from the victim and the suspected perpetrator of a sexual assault.
What is CODIS?
What samples are included in the CODIS database?
What is PCR/STR analysis and how is it used?
What is mtDNA?
Where does mtDNA come from?
How can it help the investigation?
This individual work should include the following:
An in-depth submission that should be free of spelling and grammar errors.
An essay 1-2 pages in length.
You will be assessed
on the rationale used in addressing the questions/issue posted, and how
well you justify your argument regarding this issue.
Your response must
be thought-provoking, have well developed ideas and/or opinions, and
should reference any supporting material from the text, lecture or other
sources you have used to complete the assignment.
You may use your text or the internet as a reference, but remember to cite your sources according to APA guidelines.