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Forensic DNA Analysis Capability--Crime Lab Improvement

Award Information

Award #
Funding Category
Awardee County
El Paso
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2004, $496,750)

This award will provide funding to the City of Colorado Springs for the establishment of a full-capacity forensic DNA analysis capability in the Pikes Peak Metro Crime Laboratory. By serving as the regional DNA analysis resource, the Pikes Peak Metro Crime Laboratory would support the second largest metropolitan center within the State of Colorado and could significantly enhance clearance rates for violent crime throughout the entire region.


The City of Colorado will purchase DNA laboratory instrumentation, and related expendable supplies to remodel the Pikes Peak Metro Crime Lab.


Date Created: September 19, 2004