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The DNA Doe Project is an exciting new initiative that uses genetic genealogy to identify John and Jane Does.  We have become a go-to organization for law enforcement agencies and medical examiners across the country, helping them solve their most intractable cases. Our innovative DDP Fund program allows smaller and less-well-funded agencies to take advantage of our services.  We have had amazing success even with cases where the DNA was highly degraded or of low quantity.

We are an all-volunteer organization that has attracted some of the best genetic genealogists in the industry, all working towards the common goal of reuniting John and Jane Does with their families.

If you are looking for a Missing Person, please visit For Families.

Latest News

Read Our Latest Mention in The New York Times

To Solve 3 Cold Cases, This Small County Got a DNA Crash Course
Forensic genealogy helped nab the Golden State Killer in 2018. Now investigators across the country are using it to revisit hundreds of unsolved crimes.


Kern County Jane Doe 1980 Identified.

Watch the video below for more information on the resolution of a cold case nearly 40 years in the making.

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