Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2005, $266,998)
The objective of this program is to accelerate the analysis of convicted offender samples collected by States in order to provide CODIS-compatible data for all 13 CODIS core STR loci for local, State, and national DNA databases so that law enforcement is provided with critical investigative information in a timely manner. All convicted offender DNA profiles obtained with funding from this announcement are to be included in the Combined DNA Index System (CODIS) and the National DNA Index System (NDIS).
- NIJ co-sponsorship of the Center for Advanced Research in Forensic Science (CARFS)
- Examining the Impacts of Body-Worn Cameras on Correctional Culture, Climate, and the Well-Being of Staff and Incarcerated Persons
- NIJ Innovations in Measuring Community Perceptions Challenge Winner: Albrecht & Smirnova