Daily Archives: March 23, 2012

Solving Cold Cases With DNA


NIJ seeks proposals from States and units of local government for funding to identify, review, and investigate “violent crime cold cases” that have the potential to be solved using DNA analysis, and to locate and analyze the biological evidence associated with these cases.

Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program

NIJ seeks proposals for the Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program, which awards grants to States and units of local government to help improve the quality and timeliness of forensic science and medical examiner services.

Tyson case: Attorneys say use of Touch DNA to show guilt is rare


Sarasota Herald Florida
SARASOTA – When prosecutors said Thursday that Shawn Tyson’s DNA was found on the jeans of murder victim James Cooper, they were referring to an innovative evidence-gathering technique rare to cases in Florida.