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FY2008 Convicted Offender and/or Arrestee DNA Backlog Reduction Program - SD Office of Attorney General

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2008, $210,525)

This program furthers the Department's mission by offering an opportunity for States with existing laboratories that conduct DNA analysis of convicted offender and/or arrestee DNA samples ("DNA database samples") to reduce their backlog of such samples through in-house analysis or by sending samples to accredited fee-for-service laboratories for analysis. Agencies may also apply for assistance with data review of backlogged DNA profiles awaiting CODIS entry that were generated by an accredited fee-for-service laboratory. These activities are critical to accelerating the analysis of DNA database samples collected by States in order to provide timely Combined DNA Index System (CODIS)-compatible data for all 13 CODIS core short tandem repeat (STR) loci for State and national DNA databases.

Date Created: September 15, 2008