Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2018, $531,241)
The Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP) Crime laboratory is a unit of State government that provides PCR-STR DNA analysis on samples from crime scene evidence at no cost to all law enforcement agencies within the State of Missouri.
The goals for this grant are to reduce our backlog and reduce the overall turnaround time for handling, screening, analyzing and reviewing forensic biology/DNA samples. Increasing the capacity and efficiency of the DNA programs will be the key elements to achieving these goals.
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