NIJ Report Outlines DNA and Forensics Investments in 2014

Justice DeptWASHINGTON, Dec. 7, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The National Institute of Justice (NIJ), the scientific research agency of the U.S. Department of Justice, today released Fiscal Year 2014 Funding for DNA Analysis, Capacity Enhancement and Other Forensic Activities.
In fiscal year 2014, NIJ received $117 million in appropriations to assist state and local crime laboratories with DNA analysis, lab capacity enhancement, and other forensic research, development, training and technical assistance. This report documents how the funding was awarded and describes how the funds further NIJ’s mission to improve the quality and practice of forensic science.