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The Knox County Sheriff''s Office seeks funding to expand its Cold Case Unit to use DNA technology to solve their violent cold cases, utilizing funds for overtime, two new positions and four part time

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2009, $267,584)

The Knox County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) Cold Case Unit seeks funding to carry on the efforts of their Cold Case Unit using DNA technology to solve their violent cold cases. Review of 24 cold homicide cases and has been digitally uploaded all materials from each case file (documents, photos, audio, and video) into a database. In cooperation with the Sheriff's offices from Anderson, Blount, Davidson, and Jefferson Counties will work collaboratively to resolve their backlog of cold cases. ca/ncf
Date Created: September 20, 2009