U.S. flag

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

Dot gov

The .gov means it’s official.
Federal government websites always use a .gov or .mil domain. Before sharing sensitive information online, make sure you’re on a .gov or .mil site by inspecting your browser’s address (or “location”) bar.

Https

The site is secure.
The https:// ensures that you are connecting to the official website and that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely.

2019 Capacity Enhancement and Backlog Reduction

Award Information

Award #
2019-DN-BX-0126
Location
Awardee County
Denver
Congressional District
Status
Open
Funding First Awarded
2019
Total funding (to date)
$272,839

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2019, $272,839)

The Denver Police Department (DPD) Crime Laboratory serves the City and County of Denver. The DPD Crime Laboratory DNA and Forensic Biology (DNA-FBIO) unit seeks federal support to achieve five goals: 1) To reduce the number of cases backlogged throughout the FY2019 grant period; 2) To increase laboratory capacity by employing a full-time Forensic Laboratory Technician; 3) To increase laboratory capacity by employing a part-time Administrative Support Assistant; 4) To transition to a new statistical software program that will increase capacity and processing efficiency and; 5) To fulfill continuing education requirements specified in the DNA Quality Assurance Standards for four DNA-FBIO analysts and staff.

NCA/NCF

Date Created: September 13, 2019