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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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Fiscal year 2021 Awards

NIJ grantees will be notified through the JustGrants system when they have received an award. All grants not awarded by September 30th will be made as soon as possible on a rolling basis and no later than December 31, 2021. Applicants not receiving a FY 2021 award, for which they competitively applied, will be notified as soon as possible, but no later than the calendar year-end. Please continue to visit the NIJ website for updates on NIJ grant awards. NIJ will update the list below as they are released.

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Subtopic: Crime scene investigation

Number of Awards: 48
Total Amount Awarded: $17,473,899

Funded Awards
FY Sort ascending Title Original Solicitation Recipient State Award Number Amount Status
2019 Detecting and Processing Clandestine Human Remains with Unmanned Aerial Systems and Multispectral Remote Sensing Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, FY 2019 TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY TX 2019-DU-BX-0027 $286,468 Open
2019 Human Decomposition: Effect of Indoor Versus Outdoor Decomposition on the Microbiome of Human Cadavers and Implications for Future Forensic Research Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, FY 2019 SAM HOUSTON STATE UNIVERSITY TX 2019-DU-BX-0025 $808,296 Open
2019 Nanobiosensor Arrays for On-Site Multiplexed Detection of Protein Markers to Identify Forensically Relevant Body Fluids Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, FY 2019 REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT RIVERSIDE CA 2019-NE-BX-0006 $600,544 Open
2018 Decontamination of Crime Scene Equipment: Evaluating Current Methods and Determining Best Practices NIJ FY18 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes RESEARCH TRIANGLE INSTITUTE NC 2018-DU-BX-0226 $171,041 Closed
2018 Estimating the Postmortem Interval at Longer Timescales Using Bone NIJ FY18 Graduate Research Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY CO 2018-R2-CX-0018 $150,000 Open
2018 Evaluation of Terrestrial and Aerial Remote Sensing with Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (SUAS) for Forensic Crime-Scene Reconstruction NIJ FY18 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Kansas State University KS 2018-R2-CX-0031 $91,416 Closed
2018 Multi-spectral Tunable Detection (MultiTuDe) Lens for Rapid In-situ Forensic Analysis NIJ FY18 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes TELEDYNE SCIENTIFIC & IMAGING, LLC CA 2018-75-CX-0042 $271,226 Past Project Period End Date
2017 A highly sensitive magnetic nanoparticle based method for reliable and efficient screening of forensic evidence samples NIJ FY17 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes INNOGENOMICS TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C. LA 2017-NE-BX-0007 $350,656 Closed
2016 Analyzing the Impact of Virtual Reality and 3D Capture Technology on Crime Scene Investigation Research and Evaluation in Support of the Recommendations of the President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System WI 2016-IJ-CX-0017 $265,103 Closed
2016 Development of a Quantifiable Confirmatory Test to Detect Fly Artifacts Contaminating Bloodstain Evidence Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Loyola University Maryland MD 2016-DN-BX-0181 $154,521 Closed
2016 Implications of Three-Dimensional Laser Scanned Images for the Criminal Justice System Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes The University of Tennessee TN 2016-DN-BX-0177 $160,300 Closed
2016 Surveying the Total Microbiome as Trace Evidence for Forensic Identification Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes ALBANY STATE UNIVERSITY GA 2016-DN-BX-0196 $637,735 Open
2015 Crime Lab Accreditation and Certification NIJ FY 15 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program City of Culver City CA 2015-CD-BX-0071 $17,245 Closed
2015 Development of a novel human materials hyperspectral remote sensing tool for forensic investigations and operations for U.S. law enforcement NIJ FY 15 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Miami University OH 2015-DN-BX-K011 $547,722 Closed
2015 Evaluating the Skin Microbiome ad Trace Evidence NIJ FY 15 Non-solicited Applications The Regents of the University of California; University of California, San Diego CA 2014-R2-CX-K411 $637,942 Closed
2015 FY 15 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program NIJ FY 15 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program St. Louis Metropolitan Police Dept MO 2015-CD-BX-0016 $150,900 Closed
2015 FY15 State of Maine Coverdell NIJ FY 15 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program State of Maine ME 2015-CD-BX-0026 $63,705 Closed
2015 FY2015 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program NIJ FY 15 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program David Rahnisky MI 2015-CD-BX-0078 $77,063 Closed
2015 FY2015 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program NIJ FY 15 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program St Lucie County FL 2015-CD-BX-0028 $118,357 Closed
2015 Improving the Timeliness and Accuracy of Forensic Firearms Examinations at the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office NIJ FY 15 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program County of Cumberland NC 2015-CD-BX-0074 $175,000 Closed
2015 Microbial Clocks for Estimating the Postmortem Interval of Human Remains at Three Anthropological Research Facilities NIJ FY 15 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes The Regents of the University of Colorado CO 2015-DN-BX-K016 $863,485 Closed
2014 Evaluating the Skin Microbiome as Trace Evidence NIJ FY 14 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes The Regents of the University of Colorado CO 2014-R2-CX-K011 $637,942 Closed
2014 Hand-Held Multispectral Camera for Crime Scene Investigation NIJ FY 14 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes New Jersey Institute of Technology NJ 2014-DN-BX-K003 $356,039 Closed
2014 Post-Blast Investigative Tools for Structural Forensics by 3D Scene Reconstruction and Advanced Simulation NIJ FY 14 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes University of North Carolina at Charlotte NC 2014-DN-BX-K004 $274,012 Closed
2012 Brass Board Forensic Crime Scene Survey Camera NIJ FY 12 Applied Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Teledyne Scientific & Imaging, LLC CA 2012-DN-BX-K046 $409,774 Closed