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2019 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Program for Louisiana

Award Information

Award #
2019-CD-BX-0014
Funding Category
Non-Competitive
Location
Awardee County
East Baton Rouge
Congressional District
Status
Open
Funding First Awarded
2019
Total funding (to date)
$272,275

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2019, $272,275)

The proposed 2019 Paul Coverdell Forensic Sciences Improvement Grant Program award will be used by Louisiana to continue the work and success of previous years’ efforts and funding. Efforts will be directed toward the goals of improving the quality and timeliness of forensic science and medical examiner services, eliminating or reducing the backlog of analysis of forensic science evidence, and training. LCLE will execute sub-awards to six (6) regional forensic laboratories, one (1) Coroner’s Office and the Louisiana State Police Crime lab. Funds will be allocated for travel, training and registration expenses, equipment and supply purchases, equipment maintenance agreements and consultants/contracts.

NCA/NCF

Date Created: September 12, 2019