Learn about the backlog...
Making Sense of DNA Backlogs 2010: Myths vs. Realities (pdf, 20 pages).
This program offered
 an opportunity for States with existing laboratories that conduct DNA analysis of convicted offender samples, arrestee DNA samples or both to reduce their backlog of such samples through in-house analysis or by sending samples to accredited fee-for-service laboratories for analysis.
Read abstracts for all awards from:
The following table lists the amount awarded under this program by state from fiscal years from 2004–2010.
[Note 1] In 2011, the Convicted Offender and/or Arrestee Backlog Reduction Funding was merged with the Forensic DNA Backlog Reduction Program to form a single
DNA Backlog Reduction Program.