Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $49,343)
This funding will be used by the County of Ventura to possibly eliminate its backlog of violent crime cold cases through overtime and increased access to reagents, supplies and storage for these cases. The combination of overtime and increased reagents and storage capacity should result in a reduction of the current violent crime cold case backlog by ninety percent.
- Investigation of a novel approach to forensic analysis using neutron imaging techniques
- Improvements to Laser Ablation-Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry for Quantitative Forensic Analysis Using a Short Pulse (100 Femtosecond) Ultraviolet Laser
- GIS Application for Building a Nationally Representative Forensic Taphonomy Database