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Forensic sciences

FY24 Missing and Unidentified Human Remains (MUHR) Program

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This program provides funding to eligible entities to expand upon the reporting, transportation, processing, and identification of missing persons and unidentified human remains cases in their jurisdictions, including migrants.

FY24 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program—Competitive

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With this solicitation, BJA seeks to fund improvements to forensic science and medical examiner/coroner services, including services provided by laboratories operated by states and units of local government. This solicitation is only for competitive funds.

FY24 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program—Formula

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With this solicitation, BJA seeks to fund improvements to forensic science and medical examiner/coroner services, including services provided by forensic science laboratories operated by states and units of local government. This solicitation is only for state administering agencies applying for formula funds.

FY24 Formula DNA Capacity Enhancement for Backlog Reduction (CEBR) Program

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The goal of this opportunity is to assist eligible states and units of local government with existing crime laboratories that conduct DNA analysis to process, and/or to increase the capacity to process, more DNA samples for entry into the Combined DNA Index System by publicly funded forensic DNA and DNA database laboratories.

FY24 Postconviction Testing of DNA Evidence

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This program assists in defraying the costs associated with postconviction case review, evidence location, and DNA testing in violent felony cases (as defined by state law) where the results of such testing might show actual innocence.