Evidence from hundreds of rape survivors’ bodies sat in a Fresno police freezer for years


Until the last few months, 765 rape kits – each marked with the victim's name and the date of the assault – gathered from these exams sat untested in a freezer at the Fresno Police Department March 8, 2017 Between 2000 and 2016, hundreds of women went to Fresno hospitals for sexual assault forensic exams. Many had just been raped, but they chose to...
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Hundreds of thousands of untested rape kits


Testing of backlogged rape evidence leads to hundreds of convictions Enter Article DATE HERE Hundreds of thousands of untested rape kits, also known as sexual assault kits (SAKs), languish in evidence storage facilities across the U.S. This backlog denies justice to victims and allows rapists the opportunity to continue to harm others. Based o...
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Fundraiser to help end backlog of untested rape kits


Currently, there are more than 5,000 untested rape kits New Mexico. Rape kits contain evidence collected during investigations of sexual assault that helps determine if criminal charges are warranted. July 27, 2016 LAS CRUCES - A fundraiser to empower victims of sexual assault to become advocates, and to raise money to help pay for a backlog of unt...
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