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Department of Forensic Biology

Forensic Biology CODIS Manuals

This manual contains individual procedures that detail the protocols associated with verifying, uploading, and reporting of forensic profiles in relation to the CODIS system.

Procedures on this page are effective as of June 20, 2016 and later. The dates effective are shown as MM/DD/YY - MM/DD/YY in the file name.

Note: The most current manual in each section is the first link listed.

Click or press the enter key on any topic below to access the relevant PDF file of the associated procedure.

CODIS Terms and Abbreviations

Overview of the CODIS Program

CODIS Organization and Management

CODIS Profile Management

Verifying and Reporting DNA Matches

CODIS Case Disposition and Hit Counting

CODIS User Management

CODIS Quality Assurance Quality Control

Maintaining Profiles in Linkage