Welcome to the NamUs Training Academies

Beginning in 2010 the first of five National Missing and Unidentified Persons (NamUs) training academies will be held. Each academy will train multidisciplinary "NamUs Teams," one from each state, creating a national network of case management resources for future education and training of other participants in the investigation and eventual solving missing and unidentified persons cases in the United States.

NamUs Team members will represent the following National Institute of Justice's (NIJ) partner agencies, organizations and constituencies:

  • Clearinghouse Agent
  • Forensic Specialist Expert
  • Law Enforcement
  • Medical Examiner/Coroner
  • Victim Advocate

Each team member will be nominated and selected based on their ability to particpate and fulfill the role of NamUs case manager and educator in the year(s) following completion of the academy.


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