Category: Multi-Media

Multi-Media

FY2024 Solicitation Webinar – Missing and Unidentified Human Remains (MUHR) Program

The purpose of this 60-minute webinar is to provide details and guidance for potential applicants to the Fiscal Year 2024 Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) MUHR Program solicitation. The MUHR Program furthers the Justice Department’s mission of increasing public safety by providing resources to locate and identify missing persons and unidentified human remains in the United States. During this webinar, BJA provided a solicitation overview to discuss the purposes, goals, and deliverables of this funding opportunity; reviewed the eligibility requirements, solicitation categories, and permissible uses of funds; provided guidance on how to apply for the program; and addressed frequently asked questions. Additionally, the Forensics TTA Team overviewed the provisions of support offered to BJA Forensics Programs grantees through the Forensics TTA Program.
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DNA 101 & Evaluating Post-Conviction DNA Cases

This webinar was tailored for professionals in wrongful conviction attorney roles and conviction integrity units. It provided a peer-to-peer overview of forensic DNA analysis, encompassing topics such as DNA biology, the forensic DNA process, considerations for case reviews, and the decision on whether to conduct new DNA testing.
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Overview of Migrant Casework and Challenges​ at the Pima County Office of the Medical Examiner

This webinar featured a brief background on the history of the United States – Mexico border, the creation of migrant policies and enforcement, the increase of migrants deaths and the challenges associated with identification, the importance of partnerships and available resources, and actual case studies from one of America’s busiest medical examiner offices involved in the forefront of migrant deaths.
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FY2024 Solicitation Webinar – Competitive DNA Capacity Enhancement for Backlog Reduction (CEBR) Program

This webinar, presented by the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), features an overview of the FY2024 Competitive DNA Capacity Enhancement for Backlog Reduction (CEBR) Program solicitation. As part of this presentation, BJA discusses various elements of the solicitation, changes that have been implemented from previous iterations of the program, eligibility requirements, and guidance for submitting an application.
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FY2024 Solicitation Webinar – Postconviction Testing of DNA Evidence (Postconviction) Program

This webinar, presented by the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), features an overview of the FY2024 Postconviction Testing of DNA Evidence (Postconviction) Program solicitation. As part of this presentation, BJA discusses various elements of the solicitation, changes that have been implemented from previous iterations of the program, eligibility requirements, and guidance for submitting an application.
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FY2024 Solicitation Webinar – Prosecuting Cold Cases Using DNA (COLD) Program

This webinar, presented by the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), features an overview of the FY2024 Prosecuting Cold Cases Using DNA (COLD) Program solicitation. As part of this presentation, BJA discusses various elements of the solicitation, changes that have been implemented from previous iterations of the program, eligibility requirements, and guidance for submitting an application.
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FY2023 Grantee Orientation Webinar – Strengthening the Medical Examiner-Coroner System (ME/C) Program

This webinar features the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) providing an overview of the Strengthening the Medical Examiner-Coroner System (ME/C) Program to its FY2023 grantees. During the webinar, BJA introduces key personnel and provides relevant program updates, guidance on performance measures for the program, and information on grant requirements. ME/C grantees are also introduced to the Forensics TTA team and are provided details on how to support their project goals and objectives through training and technical assistance.
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FY2023 Grantee Orientation Webinar – Missing and Unidentified Human Remains (MUHR) Program

This webinar features the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) providing an overview of the Missing and Unidentified Human Remains (MUHR) Program to its FY2023 grantees. During the webinar, BJA highlights key personnel, updates to the program for FY2023, specifics on program performance measures, and relevant grant requirements. Additionally, grantees are introduced to the Forensics TTA team and are provided guidance for how to obtain training and technical assistance to support their grant award and objectives.
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FY2023 Grantee Orientation Webinar – Prosecuting Cold Cases Using DNA (COLD) Program

This webinar features the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) and the Forensics TTA teams welcoming FY2023 grantees of the Prosecuting Cold Cases Using DNA (COLD) Program. BJA Policy and Program staff provide a brief overview of the grant program, provide examples of allowable activities that fall within guidelines of the grant, and address questions or concerns from attendees. During the webinar, presenters overview the Office of Justice Programs (OJP) and BJA, highlight details and specifics of the COLD program, provide updates relevant for FY2023 grantees, discuss the roles and functionality of the BJA Programs and Operations teams, and introduce the Forensics TTA team.
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FY2023 Grantee Orientation Webinar – Competitive DNA Capacity Enhancement for Backlog Reduction (CEBR) Program

This webinar features the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) introducing Competitive DNA Capacity Enhancement for Backlog Reduction (CEBR) Program grantees to the overall BJA team that works collectively to administer their award funds including the BJA Policy Office and BJA Programs Office. This webinar provides useful training information on how to accept awards; submit progress reports; submit Grant Award Modifications; performance management and measures; and other information to support the award management and grant monitoring activities of this project. This webinar also introduces the Forensics TTA team and how this TTA program aims to support CEBR grantees.