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FY 2019 DNA CEBR- DuPage County Forensic Science Center

Award Information

Award #
2020-DN-BX-0166
Location
Congressional District
Status
Open
Funding First Awarded
2019
Total funding (to date)
$366,245

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2019, $366,245)

The FY 2019 DNA Capacity Enhancement for Backlog Reduction (CEBR) Program provides funding to States and units of local government with existing crime laboratories to increase the capacity of publicly funded forensic DNA and DNA database laboratories to process more DNA samples, thereby helping to reduce the number of forensic DNA and DNA database samples awaiting analysis and/or prevent a backlog of forensic and database DNA samples.

Funding under this program supports to following purposes: 1) To carry out, for inclusion in the Combined DNA Index System, DNA analyses of database samples collected under applicable legal authority; 2) To carry out, for inclusion in the Combined DNA Index System, DNA analyses of forensic case (e.g., “crime scene”) samples; and 3) To increase the capacity of publicly-funded forensic DNA and DNA database laboratories.

NCA/NCF

Date Created: October 31, 2020