Episode 28: DNA Expert Rock Harmon on the "CODIS Gap." Why are Thousands of Felons not in CODIS? (Part 1)

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Welcome to "Mind Over Murder." In this episode, hosts Bill Thomas and Kristin Dilley interview DNA expert Rock Harmon on the "CODIS Gap." Why are thousands of felony inmates and parolees not in the CODIS system? What can be done to correct this CODIS Gap? This is part 1 in a new 2 part discussion with Rock Harmon, who worked on hundreds of cases including the OJ Simpson, Grim Sleeper and Golden State Killer, among others.

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Rock Harmon Bio:
https://nij.ojp.gov/bio/rockne-harmon
Articles from Rock Harmon:
https://www.kwtx.com/content/news/DNA-confirms-ID-of-man-who-killed-area-real-estate-agent-in-1981-562531361.html

https://www.forensicmag.com/news/2019/02/police-discover-oregon-cold-case-killer-was-executed-texas-1999.
https://www.cleveland.com/metro/2018/05/fallen_through_the_cracks_overdue_dna_swabs_link_to_murders_sexual_assaults.html

https://www.wkyc.com/article/news/local/ohio/why-ohios-dna-collection-law-is-missing-thousands-of-profiles/95-599773418
https://www.9news.com/article/news/investigations/hammer-murder-suspect-extradited-to-colorado-ewing/73-b4a20235-7e50-4d21-9151-1e38f6ba1c41

https://www.thehour.com/crime/article/Suspect-71-charged-in-Gypsy-Hill-12346153.php

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