Victims in 40 states can track their sexual assault kits


Sexual assault survivors can now track their rape kits in most states September 9th, 2023 It can take hours for a sexual assault victim to undergo the multiple swabs, hair samples, blood and urine collections, and other invasive procedures of a sexual assault examination. And then it can take months, sometimes years, for investigators to process th...

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'Test all kits' law takes effect

The new law allows anonymous kits to be unprocessed right away, but the kits would be preserved for at least 10 years in case the survivor decides to come forward after the assault. July 1, 2019 BOISE — A law went into effect Monday requiring law enforcement to test all sexual assault kits, with rare exception. Previously, assault victims could ref...

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