BodeHITS™ Custom Local DNA Database
Answers for Local Cases
Local crimes require local solutions. Quickly identifying and eliminating suspects is critical to ensuring rapid resolution of cases. Building, growing, and utilizing a local DNA database will lead to a decrease in crime and provide a solution that delivers for years to come.
Solve Property and gun Crimes with BodeHITS™
Powered by Bode Technology’s fully accredited laboratory services and DNA-free collection products, BodeHITS allows law enforcement agencies to maintain control over which samples are submitted and allows participation in expanded search opportunities.
BodeHITS turnaround time of 30 days enables law enforcement agencies to receive investigative leads faster.
Bode offers the highest levels of technical expertise in DNA sampling and testing using validated methods and equipment. Our laboratory is accredited to ISO/IEC 17025:2017 standards set for Forensic Testing and Calibration Laboratories established by ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB). We also maintain compliance with the FBI Quality Assurance Standards for Forensic DNA Testing Laboratories and DNA Databasing Laboratories.
Generate new investigative leads in no-suspect cases
Fully compatible with Rapid DNA
ISO 17025 laboratory accreditation
Access to the BodeHITS case management server
Instantly receive HITS directly from your database
Access to Bode’s forensic DNA analysts
Includes Bode’s world class DNA evidence collection products
Cold investigative HITS increase as database grows
Expert witness and testimony support by qualified DNA analysts
How Does BodeHITS DNA Database Work?
Field Study Success Stories
Reduction in burglaries assisted in Bensalem Township (Bucks County, PA) after 4 years. Down 42% in Bensalem Township and 14% in Bucks County as a whole.
DNA testing is five times as likely to identify a suspect as fingerprinting and, in property crime cases that involve DNA processing, is twice as likely to result in an arrest. (1)
Defendants are more likely to plead guilty to top charge when DNA evidence is present.(2)
* RapidHIT ID is a trademark of Thermo Fisher Scientific.
1. Roman JK, Reid S, Reid J, Chalfin, A, Adams W, Knight C. The DNA field experiment: Cost-effectiveness analysis of the use of DNA in the investigation of high-volume crimes. Washington, DC: Urban Institute; April 2008. Available at: https://webarchive.urban.org/UploadedPDF/411697_dna_field_experiment.pdf. Last Accessed August 25, 2023.
2. Ashikhmin S, Berdine SG, Morrissey MR,LaBerge GS. Effectiveness and cost efficiency of DNA evidence in volume crime: Denver Colorado site summary. Available at: https://projects.nfstc.org/fse/pdfs/DNABurgrCostEfficiencyReserch1.pdf. Last Accessed August 25, 2023.
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