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Henderson Forensic DNA Evidence Analysis

Award Information

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2008, $411,400)

The Edward Byrne Memorial Discretionary Grants Program (Byrne Discretionary Program) helps local communities improve the capacity of local justice systems and provides for national support efforts. This project is authorized and funded through a line item in the FY 08 Congressional Budget. Funds should be used for purposes recommended by Congress.

The city of Henderson will use the grant funds to enhance their police department's forensic and biological DNA analysis capabilities. The police department will purchase DNA analysis equipment and complete minor modifications to their facility. Additionally, funds will be used to establish written policies and procedures manuals for DNA analysis.


Date Created: September 24, 2008