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Forensic Casework DNA Backlog Reduction Program. National Institute of Justice. Allegheny County Coroner Forensic Science Laboratory DNA Casework Backlog Reduction Program. Fiscal Year January to Dece

Award Information

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Funding Category
Awardee County
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2004, $266,917)

The Forensic Casework DNA Backlog Reduction Program provides formula funding to State and local governments with existing crime laboratories that conduct DNA analysis. Funds are to be used by the crime laboratories to identify and test backlogged forensic DNA casework samples, whether in accredited or certified government-owned laboratories or through accredited or certified fee-for-service vendors. Funding is allocated based on crime statistics (number of sexual assaults and homicides reported to the FBI).

Date Created: September 20, 2004