Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2008, $585,678)
The purpose of these funds will be used for the Philadelphia Police Department to follow up on 250 cold sexual assault cases, perform technical/administrative review on outsourced cases, research cases that include post CODIS investigation, outsource cases for DNA analysis,and prosecutorial review/consultation.
- Touch DNA in Activity-Level Propositions: A Bullpen of Events to Inform Alternate Prosecution and Defense Scenarios
- Measuring rarity of combined features in palm versus finger impressions and evaluating examiner perceptions
- Improving Strategies for Investigating & Prosecuting Hate Crimes: A National Yet Local Approach