Welcome to the IHIA

Our 2014 Symposium was a great succes! Philadelphia was an eventful location, thanks to our sponsors and members. We have begun planning the the 2015 Symposium to be held in Washington DC. You may book reservations below:

IHIA Training Symposium Booklet and Agenda

Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill
Hyatt Regency Washington, DC on Capitol Hill
400 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001, US

Onsite Registration: Sunday, August 16th 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Room rate is $162 + 14.5% tax per night (GSA).


The IHIA has developed a symposium justification letter to assist in gaining approval to attend the 2015 Symposium. Please feel free to download and personalize for your needs.

Executive Board of directors vacancies have been posted here.

Familial DNA Searching Webinars

June 19, 2014
The RTI International, Forensic Technology Center of Excellence (FTCoE), funded by the National Institute of Justice, will be presenting a webinar series discussing the topic of Familial DNA Searches. This four-part panel discussion series will elucidate the current landscape of policies and procedures addressing familial DNA searching. These discussions will…

National Missing & Exploited Children’s Awards Nomination

November 21, 2013
Every year in May, it is the privilege of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children to honor men and women from the law enforcement community who have gone above and beyond in the service of missing and exploited children.  We know first-hand the sacrifices they make for these…


November 20, 2013
KY STATE POLICE LOOKING FOR INFORMATION IN MURDER OF POLICE OFFICER: KSP released a video in an effort to obtain new tips about the Officer Jason Ellis murder on May 25, 2013. (Bardstown, KY).  We appreciate any effort in sharing this information to reach as many people as possible. To…