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14 results for: Sexual Assault Kits and DNA Evidence
Developing Empirically Informed Policies for Sexual Assault Kit DNA Testing: Is It Too Late to Test Kits Beyond the Statute of Limitations?
Rebecca Campbell, Steven J. Pierce, Dhruv B. Sharma, Hannah Feeney, and Giannina Fehler-Cabral, Criminal Justice Policy Review, 1-25 [Epub ahead of print], March 23, 2016
Efficiency in Processing Sexual Assault Kits in Crime Laboratories and Law Enforcement Agencies
Kevin J. Strom, Josh A. Hendrix, William J. Parish, Patricia Melton (RTI International), June 2017.
Five Things About Sexual Assault Kits
U.S. Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, April 2015
Making Sense of DNA Backlogs—Myths vs. Reality
Mark Nelson, Ruby Chase, and Lindsay DePalma, U.S. Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, December 2013
National Best Practices for Sexual Assault Kits: A Multidisciplinary Approach
The Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Reporting (SAFER) Working Group, consisting of subject matter experts empaneled by the National Institute of Justice, created a best practices guide, National Best Practices for Sexual Assault Kits: A Multidisciplinary Approach. This resource provides guidance on a diverse array of sexual assault issues, including but not limited to the medical-forensic exam, investigative considerations, SAK laboratory processing and analysis, and effective communication.
National Institute of Justice's List of Training Related to Rape and Sexual Assault
Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice
Sexual Assault Kits: Using Science to Find Solutions
National Institute of Justice, September 10, 2015
Should Rape Kit Testing Be Prioritized by Victim-Offender Relationship? Empirical Comparison of Forensic Testing Outcomes for Stranger and Nonstranger Sexual Assaults
Rebecca Campbell, Steven J. Pierce, Dhruv B. Sharma, Hannah Feeney, and Giannina Fehler-Cabral, Criminology & Public Policy, 15(2), 1-29, April 12, 2016
Solving Sexual Assaults: Finding Answers Through Research
Nancy Ritter, National Institute of Justice Journal, 270, 4-17, June 2012
Tested at Last: How DNA Evidence in Untested Rape Kits Can Identify Offenders and Serial Sexual Assaults
Rebecca Campbell, Hannah Feeney, Steven J. Pierce, Dhruv B. Sharma, and Giannina Fehler-Cabral, Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 1-23 [Epub ahead of print], March 27, 2016
Testing Previously Unsubmitted Sexual Assault Kits: What Are the Investigative Results?
Seth Fallik and William Wells, Criminal Justice Policy Review, 26(6), 598-619, 2015
The National Problem of Untested Sexual Assault Kits (SAKs): Scope, Causes, and Future Directions for Research, Policy, and Practice
Rebecca Campbell, Hannah Feeney, Giannina Fehler-Cabral, Jessica Shaw, and Sheena Horsford, Trauma, Violence, & Abuse, 1-14 [Epub ahead of print], December 23, 2015