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Awards: Listing of Funded Projects

Every year, NIJ awards grants and cooperative agreements for research, development, evaluation, testing and training and technical assistance projects across the spectrum of criminal justice.
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Subtopic: Digital evidence forensics

Number of Awards: 116
Total Amount Awarded: $63,583,717

Funded Awards
FY Sort ascending Title Original Solicitation Recipient State Award Number Amount Status
2020 Cyberstalking - Research and Evaluation to Enhance Criminal Justice Research and Evaluation of Technology-Facilitated Abuse for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 RAND CORPORATION, THE CA 2020-R2-CX-0002 $599,368 Open
2020 Evaluation of Digital Evidence Processing Efficiencies in Publicly Funded Crime Laboratories Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories, Fiscal Year 2020 RESEARCH TRIANGLE INSTITUTE NC 2020-DQ-BX-0016 $348,052 Open
2020 FileTSAR+ An Elastic Network Forensic Toolkit for Law Enforcement Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 PURDUE UNIVERSITY IN 2020-DQ-BX-0008 $400,973 Open
2019 What You Can't Buy, Can't Kill You Research and Evaluation on Drugs and Crime, FY 2019 UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA AT BIRMINGHAM AL 2019-R2-CX-0019 $641,016 Open
2018 Automation-Supported Curation of Large Forensic Image Databases NIJ FY18 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE TN 2018-DU-BX-0181 $354,751 Open
2017 Cybersecurity and Safety Challenges in Autonomous Vehicles: Threats Identification and Countermeasures Development NIJ FY17 Graduate Research Fellowship Program in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Purdue University IN 2017-R2-CX-0001 $50,000 Open
2017 Rapid Forensic Acquisition of Large Media with Sifting Collectors NIJ FY17 Non-solicited Applications Grier Forensics, LLC MD 2014-IJ-CX-K401 $146,593 Closed
2016 Advanced Scan Matching, Scalable Search, and Visualization Tools for the Analysis of 3D Scans of Cartridge Casings in Firearm Forensics Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Cadre Research Labs, LLC IL 2016-DN-BX-0182 $204,725 Closed
2016 Devlan: Automated Acquisition of Digital Evidence from Large Networks Developing Improved Means to Collect Digital Evidence Program Grier Forensics, LLC MD 2016-IJ-CX-K002 $368,410 Closed
2016 Evaluation of the Vision X Comparison Microscope to Share Digital Images of Bullets and Shell Casings and the Potential Impact on the Firearms and Tool Marks Community Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories Maryland Department of State Police MD 2016-DN-BX-K006 $319,850 Closed
2016 File Toolkit for Selective Analysis & Reconstruction (File TSAR) for Large Scale Computer Networks Developing Improved Means to Collect Digital Evidence Program Purdue University IN 2016-MU-MU-K091 $487,440 Closed
2016 Recommendation System for Statutory Interpretation in Cybercrime NIJ FY 16 Graduate Research Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics University of Pittsburgh PA 2016-R2-CX-0010 $49,356 Closed
2015 A Macromorphoscopic Databank: Establishing the Statistical Analysis of Macromorphoscopic Data in Forensic Anthropology NIJ FY 15 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Michigan State University MI 2015-DN-BX-K012 $423,959 Closed
2015 Accelerating Digital Evidence Analysis Using Recent Advances In Parallel Processing NIJ FY 15 Office of Science and Technology Continuations RAND Corporation CA 2014-IJ-CX-K102 $119,345 Closed
2015 Acquisition of new equipment for Digital Forensics Lab NIJ FY 15 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program City of Saco ME 2015-CD-BX-0019 $57,217 Closed
2015 Applied Research, Development, and Method Validation of Toolmark Imaging, Virtual Casing Comparison, and In-Lab Verification for Firearms Forensics NIJ FY 15 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Cadre Research Labs, LLC IL 2015-DN-BX-K032 $217,450 Closed
2015 Expansion and Development of the Lewis and Clark County Sheriff's Office Forensic Section NIJ FY 15 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program Lewis and Clark County Sheriff's Office MT 2015-CD-BX-0076 $133,397 Closed
2015 Improvement to Quality and Timeliness of Forensic Laboratory Services through Implementation of a Laboratory Information Management System NIJ FY 15 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program City of Wilmington NC NC 2015-CD-BX-0040 $165,000 Closed
2015 Orlando Police Department ForensicLaboratory Equipment Upgrade NIJ FY 15 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program City of Orlando FL 2015-CD-BX-0033 $174,963 Closed
2015 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grant FY 2015- Utah Department of Public Safety NIJ FY 15 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program Utah Department of Public Safety UT 2015-CD-BX-0024 $69,326 Closed
2015 Rapid Forensic Acquisition of Large Media with Sifting Collectors NIJ FY 15 Office of Science and Technology Continuations Vesaria LLC d/b/a Grier Forensics NJ 2014-IJ-CX-K001 $71,966 Closed
2014 Accelerating Digital Evidence Analysis Using Recent Advances In Parallel Processing NIJ FY 14 New Approaches to Digital Evidence Processing and Storage RAND Corporation CA 2014-IJ-CX-K102 $677,668 Closed
2014 Coverdale Fort Wayne Police Department Digital Forensic Lab Quality Improvement and Backlog Reduction Project NIJ FY 14 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program City of Fort Wayne IN 2014-CD-BX-0072 $68,500 Closed
2014 Rapid Forensic Acquisition of Large Media with Sifting Collectors NIJ FY 14 New Approaches to Digital Evidence Processing and Storage Vesaria LLC d/b/a Grier Forensics NJ 2014-IJ-CX-K001 $370,672 Closed
2013 Enhancing the Capacity, Capabilities, and Validity of U.S. Forensic Laboratories NIJ Non-solicited Applications, Fiscal Year 2013 Defense Forensic Science Center 2013-DNR-5042 $344,000 Closed