Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2019, $204,515)
The Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection (DESPP) continues to experience budgetary challenges and growing backlogs. DESPP will use funds for professional development, supplies, equipment to analyze opioid-related evidence, training, and reimbursement of annual dues/certifications of staff in order to improve dissemination of information to investigating agencies and to comply with ASCLD/LAB standards. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner (OCME) will use funds for staff professional development. OCME will use funds for continued staff professional development, autopsy supplies to support increased toxicology testing, and transportation costs associated with the opioid crisis.
- Access to Justice for Adolescents and Young Adults Experiencing Intimate Partner Violence: Effectiveness and Accessibility of Civil Protection Orders
- Molecularly Imprinted Polymer-Modified Microelectrode Arrays for Rapid In-Field Analysis of Trace Illicit Substances in Oral Fluid
- Utilizing eDNA from Four Biological Taxa Associated with Geologic Evidence for Sample-to-Sample Comparisons and Study Site Separation