Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2004, $281,455)
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 reliability of modern µXRF technology for expanded impact on the forensic examination and interpretation of trace evidence
- Phased Evaluation of an OVC-Funded National Resource Center: Assessing VictimConnect’s Implementation and Outcomes for the Victim Service Field
- Research and Development Using High-level Quantum Chemistry Calculations for the Creation of a Rapid Field Test for the Identification and Differentiation of Hemp and Marijuana