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DNA Backlog Program Awards

In fiscal year 2020, all state and local forensic capacity enhancement programs previously administered by NIJ, including most of the programs listed on this page, moved to the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)

The table below provides links to award information and abstracts for the DNA backlog reduction programs funded by NIJ. 

Note: Data are currently only available from 2008 to  present. 

See also an overview of funding for DNA Analysis, Capacity Enhancement and Other Forensic Activities

Program Awards List
DNA Capacity Enhancement and Backlog Reduction (CEBR) Program

2019
2018
2017
2016
2015
2014

Forensic DNA Laboratory Efficiency Improvement and Capacity Enhancement Program

2018
2017

DNA Backlog Reduction Program 2013
2012
2011
Forensic DNA Backlog Reduction Program

2010
2009

Convicted Offender/Arrestee DNA Backlog Reduction Program

2010
2009

Forensic DNA Unit Laboratory Efficiency Improvement Program 2010
2009
2008
Date Created: March 25, 2011