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State of Michigan Forensic Improvement FY16

Award Information

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2016, $259,116)

The Michigan State Police requests FY 2016 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Program base funding to improve the quality and timeliness of service delivery in the Forensic Science Division’s Firearms unit. The requested funding will be used to continue payroll support for two grant funded positions in the Firearms and Controlled Substances units as well as purchase equipment to improve throughput and turnaround time and for backlog reduction efforts Division wide. Funding is also requested on behalf of the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) Forensic Science Laboratory to continue payroll support for a grant-funded position in the Firearms Unit to assist the OCSO in its efforts to increase casework throughput and decrease the firearms backlog and turnaround times.


Date Created: September 15, 2016