A Black Ph.D. professor has been awarded a huge grant to improve techniques for investigating rape. Candice Bridge, an educator at the University of Central Florida, received $324,000 from the National Institute of Justice to review methods for catching suspects of sexual-assault crimes aside from DNA evidence.
The grant will give Bridge access to exclusive tools utilized by the FBI and a few government laboratories. Then, the chemistry instructor will research with 11 students to review lubricants exchanged during sexual assaults. Additionally, the group will study toxicology, drugs and gunshot debris.
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