Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2017, $150,000)
The Forensic Services Bureau (FSB) will continue funding a fixed term DNA position to help screen evidence and conduct DNA analysis.
The overall objective of this grant is to improve DNA analysis capacity and to reduce the number of backlogged DNA cases. The laboratory's goals are 1) To reduce the number of pending cases by sixty cases per year. This will result in an additional 20 to 30 DNA profiles being entered into CODIS each year with an anticipated result of four to eight CODIS hits per year.