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Administration of Forensic Capacity Enhancement Programs Now Handled by BJA

In fiscal year 2020, several forensic science funding programs moved from the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) to BJA. While NIJ remains a leader within the federal government for forensic science research and development, as part of this transition of programs, BJA will take over administration of all forensic capacity enhancement programs.

See the BJA Forensic Science Programs page to learn more and for a listing of the recently transitioned programs.

Date Created: April 21, 2020