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NIJ FY 10 Forensic DNA Backlog Reduction Program

Opportunity ID
NIJ-2010-2400
Solicitation Status
Closed
Fiscal Year
2010
Closing Date
Posting Date
Description
NIJ seeks applications from States and local governments for funding to increase the capacity of their existing crime laboratories that conduct DNA analysis to analyze DNA samples more efficiently and cost effectively. Eligible applicants may also request funds to handle, screen, and analyze backlogged forensic DNA casework samples. This program helps eligible States and local governments reduce forensic DNA sample turnaround time, increase the throughput of public DNA laboratories, and reduce DNA forensic casework backlogs. These improvements are critical to preventing future DNA backlogs and helping the criminal justice system use the full potential of DNA technology.

Awards

Number of Awards: 115
Total Amount Awarded: $64,811,981

Date Created: March 29, 2010