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LAPD's Solving Cold Cases With DNA Program

Award Information

Award #
Awardee County
Los Angeles County
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2007, $500,000)

The proposed Los Angeles Police Department's (LAPD's) Solving Cold Cases with DNA Program will focus on the following: the review and prioritization of 288 cold homicide and UCR, Part I sexual assault (sexual assault) cases that have the potential of being solved through DNA analysis; the retrieval and evaluation of biological evidence; DNA analysis of biological evidence likely to yield results from those cases reviewed; and follow-up investigations.


Date Created: September 11, 2007