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FY 2018 Forensic DNA Laboratory Efficiency Improvement and Capacity Enhancement Application

Award Information

Award #
2018-DN-BX-0201
Funding Category
Competitive
Location
Congressional District
Status
Open
Funding First Awarded
2018
Total funding (to date)
$350,000

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2018, $350,000)

The Michigan State Police (MSP) Forensic Science Division (FSD) has recognized inefficiencies throughout their entire system - not only in the biology/DNA section - that are hindering the laboratory's ability to meet the demands for analysis. The MSP FSD proposes to complete a full Lean Six Sigma evaluation of their case management strategies and overall service delivery model in order to ensure the system is functioning at its highest possible capacity. They will utilize an existing contract with Sorenson to perform a Lean Six Sigma analysis of the entire laboratory. This project is based on a smaller project that as described had extremely positive results for the DNA section of the agency.

CA/NCF

Date Created: September 21, 2018