GlobalOptions Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: GLOI), a leading provider of domestic and international risk management services, today announced that Bode Technology, one of the world's largest forensic DNA analysis firms, has begun offering its new state-of-the-art Bode-RFID™ tracking system to law enforcement agencies and crime laboratories nationwide in an effort to streamline work flows and help control costs in the ever-growing field of evidence tracking and analysis. The new system will enable field investigators and laboratory analysts to cut costs and effectively automate and manage a process which has been traditionally slow.

The Bode-RFID™ System was initially developed in 2009 and has since been implemented to track numerous cases at the company’s Virginia headquarters. The Bode-RFID™ System has proven to be a time and cost saver while streamlining the management and tracking of evidence. The completion of the internal test showed that the technology is now ready and can show substantial results quickly after implementation. The system will revolutionize the time and cost of tracking case folders and forensic evidence as well as providing a better, more accurate record of where each item is currently located, where it has been, and who has been handling it throughout the forensics process.

“The ability to quickly and efficiently track evidence and electronically manage the chain-of-custody process by the use of Bode-RFID™ will be invaluable to law enforcement officials at every level, and will change the way evidence is managed in the field,” said Barry Watson, Bode CEO and President. “Whether it is a case file or physical evidence such as a weapon, the Bode-RFID™ system will create and maintain an electronic record of a sample's movement from a crime scene through testing and storage, with data that could be used in venues ranging from the crime scene to the a courtroom.” The system is flexible and can act as a module to a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) which stores and manages data regarding evidence for municipal, state and federal agencies. It will save time and money and most importantly, aid in providing accurate information on the location of evidence and managing the chain-of-custody process to ensure evidence collected at crime scenes can be used efficiently for cases to reach an effective and conclusive end much faster than ever before.

Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) has been in place in a wide variety of industries since the 1960s, and makes it possible to automate manual tasks such as creating an evidence manifest and accessioning items into evidence storage. Creating an electronic manifest at the crime scene that can be used during the accessioning process when receiving RFID tagged evidence at the property room can saves hours of time and provide more accurate information that does not need to be transcribed when starting a new process.

Bode Technology Group, Inc.

Bode Technology Group serves the U.S. and international law enforcement and identification markets and is unique in providing both state-of-the-art human DNA analysis and innovative DNA collection products. The range of Bode’s services include diverse offerings such as high-throughput DNA testing services, case work analysis, missing person identification, CODIS databanking of convicted offenders or arrestees, private databanking, as well as paternity and non-forensic identification. Our patented DNA collection systems are in use worldwide for collections of DNA from convicted offenders and arrestees, from crime scenes, as well as from parents and children for genealogy and identification services. Our analysts and our research and development teams are constantly looking for better ways to bring previously unused approaches and technologies into the labs for routine use for analysis of challenging samples - be it bones or aged, decayed tissue. On the strength and experience of our research and development teams and casework analysts, Bode is able to offer worldwide DNA analysis services, consulting, training, and validation services on a customized basis. All other information can be found at

GlobalOptions Group, Inc.

GlobalOptions Group (NASDAQ: GLOI) and its subsidiaries provide risk mitigation and management services, including forensic DNA analysis, proprietary DNA collection products, and related research services to law enforcement agencies, federal and state governments, crime laboratories and disaster management organizations. Additional information regarding GlobalOptions Group is available at our website at

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