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Ventura County Cold Case and Sexual Assault Investigation

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2022, $950,000)

The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office, Forensic Services Bureau, Major Crimes Unit, and the Ventura County District Attorney’s Office would like to expand its joint specialized unit that is dedicated to the investigation, laboratory analysis, and prosecution of backlogged violent and sexual assault cases that hold the promise of being solved through DNA technology. These three different organizations plan on collaborating efforts to re-examine and investigate cold cases, analyze sexual assault evidence, and prosecute individuals responsible for these cases.

Date Created: July 26, 2022