Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2004, $81,445)
NIJ's DNA Capacity Enhancement Program seeks to improve the infrastructure and analysis capacity of existing State and local crime laboratories that conduct DNA analysis, so they can process DNA samples efficiently and cost-effectively. These improvements are critical to preventing future DNA backlogs, and to helping the criminal justice system realize the full potential of DNA technology.
- Assessing the impact of treatment quality, matching and dosage on juvenile justice outcomes among a statewide sample of youth with co-occurring substance abuse and mental health disorders
- Improving Strategies for Investigating & Prosecuting Hate Crimes: A National Yet Local Approach
- Improving Hate Crime Reporting among LGBTQ+ Populations