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NIJ FY 10 Convicted Offender and-or Arrestee DNA Backlog Reduction Program

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This program is designed to accelerate the analysis of convicted offender and arrestee DNA samples collected by states. The goal is to provide timely data for the Combined DNA Index System (CODIS) for all 13 CODIS core STR loci. NIJ seeks applications from laboratories that want to reduce their backlog through in-house analysis or by sending samples to accredited fee-for-service laboratories for analysis. Eligible applicants are State or local government laboratories that have the statutory authority to collect and process DNA profiles from convicted offenders and arrestees.


Number of Awards: 20
Total Amount Awarded: $4,349,119

Date Created: March 3, 2010