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Sex assault kit testing results in prosecution of 2015 Great Falls rape
Amy Beth Hanson, Helena independent Record, Aug 1, 2019
A convicted sex offender is the first man charged with rape under a Montana Department of Justice initiative to analyze about 1,200 previously untested sexual assault evidence kits held by local law enforcement agencies, the DOJ said Thursday.
Sexual Assault Kit Tracking System to Be Used Across Oregon
Associated Press, US News, Jul 24, 2019
Oregon State Police are adopting the Portland Police Departments online evidence tracking system to allow sexual assault survivors to track their sexual asualt kits by the end of July 2020.
Convicted rapist facing life in prison for attacks dating back to 2010
DJ McAneny, WDEL, Jul 20, 2019
A 40-year-old man was convicted on eight counts of rape that occurred in incidents as far back as 2010 based on DNA evidence, according to Delaware Department of Justice officials.
Louisiana man convicted in 1998 Memphis rape
WREG Staff, News Channel 3, Jul 19, 2019
A registered sex offender from Louisiana was convicted of raping a woman at gunpoint in Memphis in 1998, thanks to a sexual assault kit processed 16 years later.
LaPlace man pleads guilty to 2 rapes in New Orleans, extending prison stay
Matt Sledge, Nola.com, Jul 16, 2019
Man who had already received a 12-year sentence for a sexual assault in St. John the Baptist Parish pleaded guilty to two rapes in New Orleans linked to him by DNA evidence
Completing a Census of Individuals Who Lawfully “Owe” DNA in Cuyahoga County
Case Western Reserve University, Jul 15, 2019
This research brief evaluated the process for the Cleveland SAKI site collecting lawfully owed DNA.
How EV prosecutor got justice for rape victims
Jim Walsh, East Valley Tribune, Jul 14, 2019
Maricopa county has experienced great success in their efforts to test all of their previously unsubmitted sexual assault kits and only need to send 200 more kits for testing.
Outcomes from Efforts to Swab Offenders Who Lawfully “Owe” DNA in Cuyahoga County
Case Western Reserve University, Jul 10, 2019
This research brief describes the results of the cleveland SAKI site collecting lawfully owed DNA.
Test of 2012 rape kit leads to sexual assault charges for Portage County man
Natalie Brophy, Seven Points Journal, Jul 10, 2019
Prosecutors charged a Plover man Monday with sexual assault after DNA from a previously untested rape kit matched his.
Safety Matters- SAKI
WSGE Radio, Jul 8, 2019
Charlotte SAKI Site Coordinator and Cold Case Detective discuss the importance of SAKI and what they are doing with thier grant.