Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2019, $401,487)
The New Hampshire State Police Forensic Laboratory (NHSPFL) is the sole provider of forensic services in the State of New Hampshire. The Federal funding from this award will be used for the following goals: 1) Reducing the forensic biology case backlog and maintain or improve the current turnaround times through analyst overtime and purchasing supplies; 2) Reducing the DNA database offender sample backlog and maintain or improve the current turnaround times through analyst overtime and purchasing supplies; 3) Ensure continuity of operations by purchasing a maintenance contract and software licenses; 4) Ensuring continuing adherence to the FBIs Quality Assurance Standards; 5) Establishing a contract with an external laboratory to provide assistance with testing previously unsubmitted sexual assault examination kits.
- Investigating the Effectiveness of the School Security Climate on Student Connectedness and School Performance
- Enhancements to the Medical Examiner''s Office in preparation for accreditation by The National Association of Medical Examiners (NAME)
- Douglas County, Nebraska Sexual Assault Kit Research Project