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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: Investigations

Number of Awards: 1,315
Total Amount Awarded: $650,185,272

Funded Awards
FY Sort ascending Title Original Solicitation Recipient State Award Number Amount Status
2021 A Universal Method for the Detection of Organic and Inorganic Gunshot Residue based on Fast Fluorescence Mapping and Raman Spectroscopic Identification Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2021 RESEARCH FOUNDATION FOR THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK, THE NY 15PNIJ-21-GG-04153-RESS $632,138 Open
2021 Applied Research in the Characterization, Identification, and Comparison of Pigmented Fiber Evidence Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2021 MICROTRACE LLC IL 15PNIJ-21-GG-04185-RESS $107,541 Open
2021 Breaking the School-to-Prison Pipeline: Implications of Removing Police from Schools for Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Justice System Research on the Impact of Public Policy on Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Justice System, Fiscal Year 2021 FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY FL 15PNIJ-21-GG-02818-RESS $49,837 Open
2021 Deep Learning Methods for Post Mortem Interval Estimation Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2021 UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE TN 15PNIJ-21-GG-04161-SLFO $406,468 Awarded, but not yet accepted
2021 Detection and identification of hair dyes directly at a crime scene by surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS) Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2021 TEXAS A&M AGRILIFE RESEARCH TX 15PNIJ-21-GG-04169-RESS $368,745 Open
2021 Evaluation of Heat Flux Profiles Through Walls in Support of Fire Model Validation Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2021 UNDERWRITERS LABORATORIES INC. IL 15PNIJ-21-GG-04167-RESS $335,000 Open
2021 Evaluation of the Occurrence and Associative Value of NonIdentifiable Fingermarks on Unfired Ammunition in Handguns for Evidence Supporting Proof of Criminal Possession, Use and Intent Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2021 STONEY FORENSIC, INC. VA 15PNIJ-21-GG-04192-RESS $330,044 Open
2021 Fatal and Non-Fatal Intimate Partner and Family Violence Against Older Women: An Exploration of Age and Police Response to Inform Research, Policy and Practice Research and Evaluation on Violence Against Women, Fiscal Year 2021 AMERICAN UNIVERSITY, THE DC 15PNIJ-21-GG-02801-REVA $195,135 Open
2021 FIU - Forensic Technology Center of Excellence Forensic Technology Center of Excellence, Fiscal Year 2021 FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY FL 15PNIJ-21-GK-02191-RESS $300,000 Open
2021 FY 2021 MDSP - Expanding Targeted Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS) Capabilities for Controlled Substance Analysis Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories, Fiscal Year 2021 STATE POLICE, MARYLAND MD 15PNIJ-21-GG-02713-COAP $96,741 Open
2021 Identifying the Feasibility and Acceptability of Conducting Longitudinal Outcome Evaluation Research with Adult Survivors of Sex Trafficking and Their Perceptions of a Comprehensive Service Model Research and Evaluation of Services for Victims of Crime, Fiscal Year 2021 BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA NE 15PNIJ-21-GG-00994-NONF $600,000 Open
2021 Improved Nucleic Acid Recovery From Trace and Degraded Samples Using Affinity Purification Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2021 GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY NY 15PNIJ-21-GG-04149-RESS $499,518 Open
2021 Improving Age-at-Death Estimates from Human Skeletal Remains Through Spatial Analysis of Intracortical Remodeling Using Geographic Information Systems Software Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2021 TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY TX 15PNIJ-21-GG-04136-SLFO $349,970 Open
2021 Improving investigations and community relations through the training of evidence-based interviewing skills in frontline officers Research and Evaluation on Policing, Fiscal Year 2021 TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY TX 15PNIJ-21-GG-02716-RESS $497,785 Open
2021 Rapid DNA Crime Scene Sample Multi-Laboratory Evaluation Project NIJ Non-solicited Applications, FY 2021 Federal Bureau of Investigation DJO-NIJ-21-RO-0004 $475,000 Open
2021 Research and Evaluation of the Implementation and Use of Continuous Probabilistic Genotyping Software to Improve the Interpretation of Forensic DNA Mixtures Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories, Fiscal Year 2021 UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER AT FORT WORTH TX 15PNIJ-21-GG-02710-SLFO $377,311 Open
2021 Scalable Multiphone Targeted Data Extraction System Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2021 FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY FL 15PNIJ-21-GG-04155-RESS $600,984 Open
2021 The University of Alabama System and the Alabama Department of Forensics National Center on Forensics National Center on Forensics, Fiscal Year 2021 UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA AL 15PNIJ-21-GK-02982-MUMU $4,000,000 Open
2021 Validation of a Confirmatory Proteomic Mass Spectrometry Body Fluid Assay for Use in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories, Fiscal Year 2021 NEW YORK, CITY OF NY 15PNIJ-21-GG-02712-SLFO $105,592 Open
2020 3D morphology of blood stain can provide critical information missed in standard bloodstain analysis Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY MA 2020-DQ-BX-0006 $361,656 Open
2020 A Multi-Methodological Approach to Estimating Ancestry and Sex in Asian Groups for Forensic Casework Graduate Research Fellowship, Fiscal Year 2020 NEVADA SYSTEM OF HIGHER EDUCATION NV 2020-R2-CX-0020 $100,000 Open
2020 A Rapid, Microfluidic Transcriptomic Method for Body Fluid Identification from Forensic Samples Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 RECTOR & VISITORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA VA 2020-DQ-BX-0027 $436,934 Open
2020 An Affinity-Free, Centrifugal Microfluidic System for Rapid, Automated Differential Extraction Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 RECTOR & VISITORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA VA 2020-DQ-BX-0024 $466,886 Open
2020 Assessing the Strength of Trace Evidence Fracture Fits Through a Comprehensive, Systematic, and Quantifiable Approach Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY RESEARCH CORPORATION WV 2020-DQ-BX-0012 $466,543 Open
2020 Body mass estimation using bone micro- and macro-structure: a practical approach using CT imaging and computer analysis Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY TX 2020-R2-CX-0048 $683,542 Open