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The U.K. National DNA Database

in Truth Machine

Published by University of Chicago Press

Published in print January 2009 | ISBN: 9780226498065
Published online March 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780226498089 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7208/chicago/9780226498089.003.0007
The U.K. National DNA Database

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This chapter focuses on the National DNA Database (NDNAD) of England and Wales, the oldest and largest national DNA intelligence database, the daily operation of which is managed by FSS Ltd., a former executive agency of the Home Office. The DNA profiles at the NDNAD are from three different sources: casework profiles from unknown persons, criminal justice profiles, and elimination or volunteer profiles.

Keywords: NDNAD; DNA intelligence database; England; Wales; FSS Ltd.; casework profiles; criminal justice profiles; elimination profiles

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Subjects: History of Science and Technology

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