U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government, Department of Justice.

Dot gov

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Https

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

LBPD Solving Cold Cases with DNA 12

Award Information

Award #
2012-DN-BX-K003
Funding Category
Competitive
Location
Congressional District
Status
Closed
Funding First Awarded
2012
Total funding (to date)
$157,922

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2012, $157,922)

The Long Beach Police Department's (LBPD) goals and objectives are to reduce the backlog of unsolved homicides requiring review, identify probative biological cold case evidence suitable for DNA testing, subject that evidence to DNA analysis with the expectation it will produce CODIS hits, and pursue all CODIS hits and investigative leads derived from DNA analysis. LBPD remains under a contractual agreement with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department (LASD) for scientific services, ensuring DNA testing will be conducted under the strictest standards of quality control. The LBPD expect to review 112 cases and submit evidence for analysis in at least 28 cases with the requested funding.

ca/ncf

Date Created: August 22, 2012