Division of Administrative Services
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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 
304.352.2407
Ryan.N.Carper@wv.gov
​Secondary Contact

Marty A. Hatfield
Program Manager
304.352.2414
Marty.A.Hatfield@wv.gov

 ​Application - Applications are not being accepted at this time.​

**For additional program information and/or application materials, please contact Ryan N. Carper and/or M​arty A. Hatfield at the information listed above.