Serial rapist gets 35 years; women testify: 'You probably don't remember me, but I remember you'
Matt Sledge, Nola.com, Sep 23, 2019
A judge sentenced Alfred Berry to 35 years in prison based on DNA evidence.
New Murder Charges Prompt Questions about Backlog of Rape Test Kits
Brian Thompson, MI Headlines, Sep 19, 2019
New murder charges were announced on Wednesday September 18th, 2019 against DeAngelo Martin, serial offender.
Man arrested in Philippines after DNA ties him to Alaska sexual assault
Bryan Dunagan, KTVA, Sep 6, 2019
The Alaska State Troopers, with the help of the U.S. Marshals Pacific Northwest Violent Offender Task Force, have arrested a man in the Philippines after a DNA link to a sexual assault in Alaska 18 years ago.
SAKI is enhancing the criminal justice response to sexual assault and ensuring justice for victims. SAKI funding will not only help link victims to advocates and needed services, but also help jurisdictions implement best practices and comprehensive reform to help bring perpetrators to justice and increase safety in communities by preventing future sexual assaults.
Funded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance, the Sexual Assault Kit Initiative aims to create a coordinated community response that ensures just resolution to sexual assault cases. Through this program, funding is provided to support multidisciplinary community response teams engaged in the comprehensive reform of jurisdictions approaches to sexual assault cases resulting from evidence found in previously unsubmitted sexual assault kits.