Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2007, $176,235)
The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office (PBSO) Violent Crimes Division (VCD) and Special Investigations Division (SID) plan to investigate every violent no suspect case from the entire county and to conduct DNA analysis on any possible probative biological evidence. They have 140 PBSO Cold Cases that need to be reviewed and 100 of these cases need additional investigation and may have probative DNA evidence. Federal funds will be used to continue the investigation of no suspect violent crimes using the current successful Cold Case protocols.
- Quantifying the accuracy of low-quality DNA sample analysis from genotyping to genealogical searching and integration as a bioinformatic pipeline
- Prevalence Estimation of Co-occurring Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders in Juvenile Facilities
- Youth Defense Delivery Systems and Associated Outcomes