Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $163,815)
At this time there are over 317 missing person cases assigned to the LASD Homicide Bureaus Missing Persons Unit. The purpose of this proposal is to identify missing persons through the gathering of DNA samples from found human remains and potential family members. Upon receipt of these samples, they will be forwarded to the California Missing Persons database for comparison with unidentified person samples submitted from the Los Angeles County Coroners Office and other coroners offices throughout the state.
- Improve craniometric ancestry estimation with deep learning methods
- Phased Evaluation of an OVC-Funded National Resource Center: Assessing VictimConnect’s Implementation and Outcomes for the Victim Service Field
- Assessing the impact of treatment quality, matching and dosage on juvenile justice outcomes among a statewide sample of youth with co-occurring substance abuse and mental health disorders