Rapid DNA program

Flagler County Detention Facility Awarded $250,000 Grant to Implement Rapid DNA Program

Flagler County Detention Facility Awarded $250,000 Grant to Implement Rapid DNA Program

The Flagler County Sheriff’s Office’s Sheriff Perry Hall Inmate Detention Facility has been selected as one of eleven jails in the State of Florida to receive a grant for a Rapid DNA program. The Florida Sheriffs Association secured a $2.75 million grant from the state legislature for a pilot program to purchase Rapid DNA machines, testing supplies, and other associated expenses for 11 pilot jails in Florida. Each sheriff’s office received $250,000 to cover the cost of one Rapid DNA machine and a portion of the expenses related to the machine as well as some or all of the DNA…
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