DNA Statistics

Building Tools for Public Safety: Maryland's DNA Database

Hits include case to case, other states to our state data, and convicted offender data.



Maryland's Convicted Offender DNA Database

Location of Arrest


2013 Convicted Offender Hits


Maryland's Charged Offender DNA Database

Beginning January 1, 2009 Maryland's offender database was expanded to include individuals arrested and charged with Crimes of Violence, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd degree burglary, and any attempts of those crimes.




Past Accomplishments

In an effort to address the number of un-sampled supervisees, The Division of Parole and Probation trained over 600 employees to collect DNA samples. These agents successfully worked through a backlog of almost 25,000 supervisees in 2008.

Convicted Offender

In 2007, there were 154 Convicted Offender hits that resulted in 55 arrests and 24 convictions.

In 2008, there were 336 Convicted Offender hits that resulted in 112 arrests and 70 convictions.

In 2009, there were 205 Convicted Offender hits that resulted in 78 arrests and 53 convictions.

In 2010, there were 183 Convicted Offender hits that resulted in 84 arrests and 59 convictions.

In 2011, there were 185 Convicted Offender hits that resulted in 80 arrests and 46 convictions.

In 2012, there were 169 Convicted Offender hits that resulted in 59 arrests and 37 convictions.

In 2013, there were 195 Convicted Offender hits that resulted in 32 arrests and 8 convictions.

Charged Offender

In 2009, there were 37 Charged Offender hits that resulted in 19 arrests and 15 convictions.

In 2010, there were 60 Charged Offender hits that resulted in 22 arrests and 14 convictions.

In 2011, there were 78 Charged Offender hits that resulted in 30 arrests and 21 convictions.

In 2012, there were 45 Charged Offender hits that resulted in 12 arrests and 9 convictions.

In 2013, there were 83 Charged Offender hits that resulted in 10 arrests and 1 conviction.

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