Notifications Notifications
No Notifications

Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI) GranteeCounty of Anoka (Minnesota)

Image of Grantee title

In FY2023, SAKI awarded the Anoka County Sheriff's Office (ACSO) $1.15 million to further investigate cold cases outside of the original scope of its SAKI work, including unsolved homicides, non-SAKI sexual assaults, missing persons, robberies, violent burglaries, and terroristic threats. ACSO will (1) complete a full inventory of all violent crime cold cases in its records, (2) develop cold case investigation protocols and procedures, (3) evaluate and assign priority levels to all cold cases, evaluate evidence and test or re-test it to further investigations, (4) hold offenders accountable, and (5) maintain a multidisciplinary team to assist cold case investigations and support victims and their families.

For more information on the specific SAKI award for this site, see the table below.

County of Anoka (Minnesota) Funding

Year Amount Purpose Area
FY2023 $1,150,000 National Cold Case Initiative
Sign up for our newsletter:

Our Mission

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.

This Web site is funded in whole or in part through a grant from the Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. Neither the U.S. Department of Justice nor any of its components operate, control, are responsible for, or necessarily endorse, this Web site (including, without limitation, its content, technical infrastructure, and policies, and any services or tools provided).

2024 All Rights Reserved.