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National Institute of Justice Congressionally Directed Awards

Award Information

Award #
2001-RC-CX-K009
Funding Category
Continuation
Location
Awardee County
Mecklenburg
Congressional District
Status
Closed
Funding First Awarded
2001
Total funding (to date)
$1,793,700

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2001, $498,900)

This award is supplement number 1 to grant 2001-RC-CX-K009. With the requested funds, the The National Academy for Forensics and Computer Investigation (NAFCI) at Central Piedmont Community College will conduct needs assessments in regional investigative and crime laboratory communities; upgrade NAFCI training facilities, including a state-of-the art facility for the critically-needed field of computer forensics; produce training interventions that focus on practical exercises and hands-on skills development; and measure the interventions' outcomes. The mission of the NAFCI is to improve the quality of regional investigative services through innovative training programs that link cutting-edge forensics research with criminal justice practitioners. Grant funding will enhance the evidence handling capabilities, especially in digital evidence, of law enforcement and medico-legal personnel in the Southeastern U.S.

nca/ncf

This award is supplement number 1 to grant 2001-RC-CX-K009. With the requested funds, the The National Academy for Forensics and Computer Investigation (NAFCI) at Central Piedmont Community College will conduct needs assessments in regional investigative and crime laboratory communities; upgrade NAFCI training facilities, including a state-of-the art facility for the critically-needed field of computer forensics; produce training interventions that focus on practical exercises and hands-on skills development; and measure the interventions' outcomes. The mission of the NAFCI is to improve the quality of regional investigative services through innovative training programs that link cutting-edge forensics research with criminal justice practitioners. Grant funding will enhance the evidence handling capabilities, especially in digital evidence, of law enforcement and medico-legal personnel in the Southeastern U.S.

nca/ncf

The National Academy for Forensics and Computer Investigation at Central Piedmont Community College proposal will specifically target training and informational programs, technical and human resources. Funding from NIJ will be used to enhance the evidence handling capabilities of law enforcement and medico-legal personnel as the AAAF conducts needs assessments in regional investigative and crime laboratory communities; upgrade AAAF training facilities; produce practical training interventions with hands-on skills development; and measure programming outcomes. Funds will also provide for two Directors, and administrative and technical support positions.

nca/ncf

Date Created: September 29, 2001