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.
Following is a list of past events.
Missing and Unidentified Persons Investigation Training
Redondo Beach, CA
NamUs Law Enforcement Training for Warren County Sheriff’s Department and Surrounding Counties
Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community Missing Person Identification Project (MPIP) Community Event – Pre-Planning Meeting
Newport News Police Department NamUs Training
Michigan Association of Medical Examiners Annual Conference
North Carolina NamUs Training
Missing in New Mexico
Law Seminars International 2022 Tribal Consultations
The International Association of Chiefs of Police Annual Conference and Exposition
Dallas , TX
Virginia Crime Analysis Network Fall Symposium
North Chesterfield, VA
Arkansas Crime Information Center Conference
Little Rock, AR
International Association for Identification (IAI)- Indiana Division 2022 Conference
Montana Violent Crime Investigators Association (MVCIA) Conference
The 17th Annual Government-to-Government Violence Against Women Tribal Consultation
Anchorage , AK
Henry F.Williams Homicide Seminar
Tennessee Division of the International Association for Identification
International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) 2022 Binational Meeting: Improving the Systematic Exchange of Fingerprints
New Mexico FBI Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons Case Review
Palisades Interstate Park Police Department NamUs training
Florida Sheriffs Association Cold Case Advisory Commission
Missing from Fort Apache
29th Annual Four Corners Indian Country Conference
Northern Regional Medical Examiner Technical Assistance
The 28th Annual International Homicide Investigators Association Symposium
New Orleans , LA
MACCHIA (MidAtlantic Cold Case Homicide Investigators Association) Annual Conference