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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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As part of accomplishing its mission, NIJ awards grants and cooperative agreements for various research, development, and evaluation projects;  and fellowship programs.

You may browse the table below and use filter options to view awards by award status, State, fiscal year, awardee name, city or perform a keyword search.

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Subtopic: Crime scene investigation

Number of Awards: 33
Total Amount Awarded: $13,628,046

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 The Regents of the University of California 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 RTI International NC 2018-DU-BX-0226 $171,041 Open
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
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, LLC LA 2017-NE-BX-0007 $350,656 Open
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 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 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
2011 DNA Evidence for Investigators NIJ FY 11 Forensic Science Training Delivery and Research Program City of Oakland - Oakland Police Department CA 2011-MU-BX-K572 $514,444 Closed
2011 Increased Efficiency of Evidence Screening, Processing, and Reporting for Death Investigations and Crime Scene Processing NIJ FY 11 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program Benton County AR 2011-CD-BX-0102 $53,273 Closed
2010 Crime Scene Investigation - Intermediate Level training program NIJ FY 10 Forensic Science Training Development and Delivery Program National Forensic Science Technology Center (NFSTC) FL 2010-DN-BX-K266 $655,779 Closed
2010 Development of a Proteomic Assay for Menstrual Blood, Vaginal Fluid and Species Identification NIJ FY 10 Forensic DNA Research and Development City of New York, Office of Chief Medical Examiner NY 2010-DN-BX-K192 $418,824 Closed
2009 City of New York, Office of the Chief Medical Examiner Forensic Science Training Grant NIJ FY 09 Forensic Science Training Development and Delivery Program Office of Chief Medical Examiner NY 2009-DN-BX-K205 $1,000,000 Closed
2009 Development and delivery of a series of seven self-paced, interactive (with simulated exercises) online crime scene investigation training modules. NIJ FY 09 Forensic Science Training Development and Delivery Program Forensic Training Network, LLC CA 2009-DN-BX-K176 $121,625 Closed
2009 Forensic Science Training and Development and Delivery Program: Forensic Crime Scene Investigation Web-Based NIJ FY 09 Forensic Science Training Development and Delivery Program The Institute of Public Service TN 2009-DN-BX-K190 $775,226 Closed