HPD clears backlog of untested sexual assault kits
Rick Daysog, Hawaii News Now, Dec 5, 2018
Honolulu PD has sent all previously unsubmitted sexual assault kits for testing and have found DNA matches for hundreds of cases.
3 of 4 sexual assault kits in Omaha Police evidence are untested. New grant will change that.
Alia Conley, Omaha-World Herald, Dec 6, 2018
Omaha Police department receives a $1.9 million SAKI grant to test their previously unsubmitted sexual assault kits for DNA evidence.
Kentucky man suspected in 11-year-old sexual assault case in Tomah
Steve Rundio, The Tomah Journal, Dec 6, 2018
A suspect is announced in an 11-year-old cold case sexual assault after DNA from a previously unsubmitted sexual assault kit is matched to his using a DNA database.
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.