untested rape kits
The Democratic presidential hopeful announced a far-reaching plan on Thursday to examine the hundreds of thousands of rape kits that remain untested.
It’s estimated that another 155,000 or more sex assault evidence kits still await testing.
Maybe the effort will push them to take action.
"You guys are taking the Marie Kondo method a little too far."
A consistent supporter of Worthy's efforts is Mariska Hargitay, who plays a sergeant in a sex crimes police unit on the television
A piece in the Washington Post highlights the growing backlog of untested rape test kits that are sitting in police storage units while rapists run free and victims suffer. Missing from the story, however, is one of the biggest contributors to this backlog.
On Thursday, state Sen. Jim Kyle (D-Memphis) proposed an amendment to the state budget that would have set aside funds for
WSVN-TV - 7NEWS Miam Ft. Lauderdale News, Weather, Deco Some of the kits date back "as far back as we could tell, all the
Every other week, I sit in meetings with our team in Detroit, and hear about the incredible investigative leads we are gathering from rape kit testing, and the enthusiasm of the police and prosecutors to pursue those leads. The only thing stopping them is the money they need to do their jobs.
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart said the untested kits were found several weeks ago on a shelf in the Robbins Police evidence
In interviews with representatives from organizations dedicated to aiding survivors of sexual assault and improving the criminal justice system's prosecution of sex crimes, I learned that as the current system stands the release of proven rapists is virtually inevitable.
Corrections Officer Charged In Sex Assault Of Child: DNA Evidence Found Among 200 Untested Rape Kits
“The victims of these sexual assaults were denied justice when their attacks occurred," State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez told