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FY 2017 Forensic DNA Laboratory Efficiency Improvement and capacity Enhancement Program

Award Information

Award #
Funding Category
Competitive Discretionary
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2017, $749,748)

The State of Nebraska will use this funding to eliminate untested sexual assault kit backlog over a three-year period and to place all eligible DNA profiles into CODIS.

The project will fund two additional forensic scientists in the Biology Unit to be dedicated to the untested SAK project. In addition, the Biology Unit will purchase computers and software licenses for the following specialized data analysis software packages: GMID-X, ArmedXpert, and STRMix for the forensic scientists dedicated to this project.


Date Created: September 29, 2017