Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2006, $489,264)
This program furthers the Department of Justice's mission by offering an opportunity for States and units of local government with existing crime laboratories that conduct DNA analysis to improve laboratory infrastructure and analysis capacity so that DNA samples can be processed efficiently and cost-effectively. These improvements are critical to preventing future DNA backlogs and to helping the criminal justice system use the full potential of DNA technology.
- Optimization of Microhaplotypes for Advanced DNA Mixture Deconvolution
- Prevalence Estimation of Co-occurring Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders in Juvenile Facilities
- A Multi-Site Randomized Controlled Trial of an Enhanced Field Training Officer Program: An Analysis of Administrative Outcomes and Community Interactions