DNA profile

Forensic investigators at the scene of a murder
Jul 5 '18 11:30

The Dutch police teamed up with technology company The New Web (TNW) to showcase how the police are using technological developments to breathe new life into cold cases, track down suspects faster, and keep the Netherlands safer in general. 

TNW approached the police early this year. "At first sight it seemed to be a strange fit", TNW founder Patrick de Laive said about the collaboration on LinkedIn. "After a few conversations and brainstorms it became clear that the police would actually be a great partner as a great part of police work is transferring to a digital landscape."

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Oct 10 '16 14:30

The Netherlands Forensic Institute (NFI) wants to do an experiment next year in which the police do their own trace evidence investigations with a mobile DNA machine

Baby in garbage bin
Jun 22 '16 09:12

The Public Prosecutor is taking the next step in the search for the parents oaf a newborn baby found in an underground dumpster in Amsterdam two years ago. The Netherlands Forensic Institute is launching a DNA-relationship investigation

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Dec 11 '15 08:54

Almost 12 thousand criminal suspects managed to not give a DNA sample after being arrested. This mostly involves thieves and assaulters, but also dozens of murderers and rapists

Taxi
Aug 13 '15 11:10

The police arrested a 33 year old Rotterdam man on Monday, August 3rd, after a DNA match connected him to a taxi robbery in Hellevoetsluis in December last year.

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Jul 21 '14 09:30

A 51-year-old man known as a bicycle thief has been arrested in Utrecht as the possible serial rapist that terrorized women in the city almost 20 years ago.

Mar 6 '14 18:13

The Leeuwarden court sentenced Geert B. from Enschede to 15 years in prison and compulsory treatment for the murder of 8-year-old Semiha Metin from Deventer in 1991. In 2009 police finally managed to make a DNA profile of the suspect, based on traces of saliva, found on the girl's nightgown.

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