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2017 National Sexual Assault Kit Initiative Training and Technical Assistance Grantees Meeting
The BJA SAKI Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) program, led by RTI International, hosted the 2nd Annual National SAKI TTA Grantees Meeting on May 18-19, 2017 in Arlington, VA at the Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel. This grantees meeting provided an opportunity for BJA SAKI grantees and New York County DANY grantees to discuss recommendations, best practices, identify approaches to common challenges, and collaborate with peers and subject matter experts to further the successes of the SAKI program. The meeting featured keynote speakers followed by presentations as well as breakout sessions and workshops on topics relevant to SAKI and DANY objectives.
May 18-19, 2017 in Arlington, VA, the Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel
Detroit SAK Summit
The Wayne County Prosecutor's Office (WCPO) hosted the Detroit SAK Summit on September 26-28, 2016, for communities addressing previously unsubmitted sexual assault evidence kits. The WCPO hosted nearly 300 prosecutors, victim advocates, law enforcement officers, and forensic and behavioral scientists from across the country, including many SAKI sites, and focused on victim-centered approaches to addressing previously unsubmitted SAKs.
Select presentations and panels from the summit are available on the SAKI Web site.
2016 Sexual Assault Kit Initiative Training and Technical Assistance Grantees Meeting
The BJA SAKI Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) program, led by RTI International, hosted the first annual SAKI TTA Grantees Meeting on June 13-14, 2016 in Washington, DC at the Office of Justice Programs Ballroom. This grantees meeting provided expertise and assistance to SAKI sites to help establish effective and sustainable practices for collecting and processing forensic evidence, investigating and prosecuting sexual assault cases, and supporting survivors of sexual assault.
June 13-14, 2016 in Washington DC, Office of Justice Programs Ballroom