Daily Archives: July 23, 2012

DNA Initiative Report to Congress: FY 2011

Every year, NIJ receives an appropriation from Congress to be used for the DNA Initiative and other forensic programs, research and development.
In fiscal year 2011, approximately three-quarters of the funds went directly to crime laboratories and police departments to reduce the current backlog of DNA evidence, increase laboratory capacity and solve cold cases.
Read the full report here.