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Mexico wants to establish a DNA database for missing persons. It has created a DNA database of police officers. Mexico city adopted a law in 2019 to set up its own forensic DNA database: this became fully operational in 2023.
- External links
- Reglas de Funcionamiento de la Coordinación Interinstitucional de Operación y Supervisión del Banco de Perfiles Genéticos de la Ciudad de México (5th April 2022)
- LEY POR LA QUE SE CREA EL BANCO DE ADN PARA EL USO FORENSE DE LA CIUDAD DE MÉXICO (24th December 2019)
- The International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program (ICITAP) Lists training from the US to Mexico in DNA forensics.
- Press articles
- Banco de ADN en CDMX podrá cotejar perfiles genéticos en menos de 24 horas (13th February 2023)
- The Washington Post: Ex-leader of Mexico’s search for disappeared convicted in DNA scandal (1st July 2022)
- Gatopardo: Traficantes de ADN (13h December 2021)
- Arizona Science & Innovation Desk: As Arizona's Border Beacon System Turns 15, Tucson Group Works To ID Remains Of Migrants (26th August 2016)
- KAWC: Human Rights Org Creates DNA Database for Dead Migrants; Border Patrol Rescue Beacons Mark 15th Year (26th August 2016)
- Tucson: New efforts identify border-crosser remains, help those in trouble (7th August 2016)
- Crónica: La genética de nuestros gobernantes, ADN y fosas clandestinas (11th April 2016)
- El Universal: Avalan base de ADN, pero piden garantías (29th March, 2016)
- The Daily Caller: Mexico Trying To Launch Game-Changing DNA Database (28th March, 2016)
- El mundo: Crean un banco genético operado por los familiares de los desaparecidos en México (20th Feburary 2016)
- Al Jazeera: Desperate relatives denounce disappearances in Mexico (23rd August 2015)
- CNN: Mexico must find the 43 Ayotzinapa students (27th March 2015)
- The Guardian: Bringing up the bodies: Mexico's missing students draw attention to 20,000 'vanished' others (26th November 2014)
- Al Jazeera: Missing students force Mexico's forgotten crimes to surface (31st October 2014)
- UNO TV: Hallan narcofosas en Morelos (7th August 2014)
- Latin American Herald Tribune: Tests Confirm Suspect Is Leader of Mexico’s Tijuana Cartel (26th June 2014)
- Animal Politico: El banco genético para identificar a desaparecidos sólo ha tenido 2% de éxito(5th June 2014) The genebank to identify missing had only 2% of success.
- Latin American Herald Tribune: Mexico Sets up Police DNA, Fingerprint and Voice Pattern Registry (20th August 2012)
- IPSNews: Mexico Creates DNA Database of Migrants (3rd August 2012)
- IPS (Mexico): DNA Databank to Identify Missing Migrants (8th November 2011)
- Reuters: Drug war bodies expose flaws in Mexican forensics (5th July 2011)
- infobae: Mexico crea una base de datos de sus policias por nexos con los narcos (23rd February 2011) Mexico creates a database of their police (including DNA, fingerprints and photos) for ties to drug traffickers.
- Cronkite News: Pima County, Mexican officials agree to share DNA databases (5th October 2010)