Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grant Program

The mission of this program is to improve the quality, timeliness, and credibility of forensic science and medical examiner services for criminal justice purposes.

The Paul Coverdell Grant Program is not an open solicitation grant.  Applicants are limited to the West Virginia State Police Forensic Laboratory and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner on an alternating basis.  

Primary Contact:
Ryan N. Carper
Criminal Justice Specialist II
(304) 558-8814, Extension 22407  
Secondary Contact:
Marty A. Hatfield
Senior Criminal Justice Specialist      
(304) 558-8814, Extension 22414

Applications are not being accepted at this time.

Reporting Forms
Monthly Financial Request for Reimbursement
Monthly Financial Re Cap Page
Monthly Project Financial Report Form
Monthly Progress Report
Monthly Time Sheet
Expense Report
Equipment Listing Report

Program Guidelines/Administrative Manual
See application kit for program information

Resource Materials/Publications
National Institute of Justice (NIJ) Paul Coverdell website