Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2006, $179,943)
This project will examine the number of latent print identifications made: (1) without the use of any AFIS system, (2) with the use of the primary AFIS system, (3) with the use of an interstate AFIS system, and (4) with the use of the CJIS system. The primary site will be the NYPD Latent Print Unit Major Crimes Section with the primary search being conducted on the AFIS database maintained by the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS). The interstate AFIS system would include the States of New York and State of New Jersey.
- NIJ Co-funding for the NSF Center for Advanced Research in Forensic Science (CARFS)
- Transfer, Persistence and DNA Source Attribution of Trace Biological Material in Digital Penetration Assault Cases
- Evaluation of the Occurrence and Associative Value of NonIdentifiable Fingermarks on Unfired Ammunition in Handguns for Evidence Supporting Proof of Criminal Possession, Use and Intent