Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2004, $199,539)
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.
- Measuring rarity of combined features in palm versus finger impressions and evaluating examiner perceptions
- Application of Analytical Chemistry to Test the Accuracy of Human Residual Odor Detection by Cadaver Dogs
- Examining Models of Law Enforcement Crime Information Centers for Sustained Organizational Change