Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2003, $993,005)
This award will provide funding for the Baltimore Police Department Crime Laboratory Improvement Program. The objectives of this project are to increase analytical testing capabilities; enhance the efficiency of the overall analytical process; decrease total turnaround time for forensic testing; and provide advanced training, and otherwise improve laboratory systems, in order to obtain personnel certification and laboratory accreditation.
- Support NIST Work on Fingerprint Database
- Amino Acid Specific Stable Isotope Ratios in Human Keratin Tissue for Region-of-Origin and Residency Determination
- The problems with Cannabinoid Analogs (Delta-8 THC, Delta-10 THC and CBD) and their metabolites detectability in urine drug testing for potential cannabinoid abuse.