SAKI awarded the City of AlbuquerquePolice Department a $2,499,796 grant to help the city with testing more than 5,000 sexual assault kits. The department plans to use the grant money to test approximately 4,000 previously unsubmitted sexual assault kits, follow up on investigative leads, strengthen victim services through victim notification, and prosecute eligible cases.
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Albuquerque makes progress on rape kit backlog
The Associated Press, The Durango Herald, Aug 20, 2018
The city of Albuquerque has tested 1,050 of 4,543 unprocessed sexual assault evidence kits as of the end of July.
Grants awarded to begin processing rape kits
Ryan Boetel, Albuquerque, Oct 2, 2017
The City of Albuquerque received two grants to address thousands of untested rape kits, including $2.5 million through the Bureau of Justice Assistance’s National Sexual Assault Kit Initiative.