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Most agencies are also unaware that the Federal Bureau of Investigation Criminal Justice Information Services Division Special

medical examiner or coroner’s office is not affiliated with a law enforcement agency and thus does not have access to an automated fingerprint identification system (AFIS) terminal. Additionally, in 2009 the National Institute of Justice implemented the fully searchable National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NamUs), which searches unidentified decedent information against missing person information in an effort to identify unidentified human remains and solve missing persons cases. NamUs assists Medical Examiner/Coroner Offices and law enforcement agencies across the United States with unidentified and missing person cases, as well as unidentified postmortem fingerprint identification efforts.