Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2004, $593,165)
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.
- Rapid screening and identification of fentanyl in drug mixtures using surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy
- "Examining the Effects of Back-End Release Discretion on Prison Populations and Length of Stay: A State-by-State Analysis"
- Evaluation of the Luxon Ion Source for Rapid Screening in Forensic Laboratories