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Justice Department Awards Almost $160 Million to Support Forensic Science

Almost $160 million in funding has been awarded to support crime laboratories, fund forensics research, decrease DNA backlogs, and help investigators locate missing persons and identify human remains. The funding is administered by the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) and National Institute of Justice.

“These investments will give our state, local, and Tribal partners the resources they need to solve crimes, improve the clearance rate for serious offenses like murder and sexual assault and bring long-awaited answers to victims and their families,” said BJA Director Karhlton F. Moore.

Following are the BJA awards:

Read the press release for additional details.

Date Published: November 29, 2022