U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government, Department of Justice.

Events

Chutima Chaochaiya/Shutterstock.com (see reuse policy).
Description

Training & Outreach

NamUs offers a variety of free training and outreach services, to include:

  • Individualized assistance learning the NamUs 2.0 database application.
  • Customized, online or classroom training for agencies on the NamUs 2.0 database application, forensic services, and the effective use of NamUs tools to resolve missing and unidentified person cases.
  • Presentations at local, state, and national training conferences (see events below for upcoming opportunities in your area).
  • Assistance with the coordination and implementation of local and statewide “Missing Person Day” events to enter cases into NamUs and facilitate the collection of family reference DNA samples.