Webinars

The SAKI TTA program is providing a webinar series to provide guidance on SAK-related issues including inventory, testing, and tracking of SAKs; training to increase effectiveness in addressing the complex issues associated with unsubmitted SAKs; and providing guidance regarding multidisciplinary coordination, investigation, prosecution, and victim advocacy engagement regarding unsubmitted SAKs.

See the list below for our upcoming webinars and for links to view our archived webinars.

Upcoming Webinars

Enhancing Conviction Integrity through Forensics Webinar - Advancing Justice: From the Crime Scene(s) to the Courtroom
Patricia D. Powers and John F. Wilkinson from AEquitas
May 25, 2021, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM ET

Meet the SAKI Experts Interview Series

Impacts of COVID-19 Discussion Series

SAKI: Getting Started in Sexual Assault Response Reform

SAKI: A Multidisciplinary Approach

SAK Inventory, Tracking and Testing

Request for Proposals Information Session: Advanced DNA Testing for Other Violent Cold Cases
Dr. Angela Williamson, BJA; Nani Grimmer, RTI International
Apr 14, 2020
Understanding Case Connectivity: How Testing SAKs Can Link Criminal Cases
Dr. Rebecca Campbell, Professor of Psychology at Michigan State University & Rachael Goodman-Williams, Doctoral Student at Michigan State University
Nov 28, 2018
SAKI Performance Measures & PMT Training
Bureau of Justice Assistance
Oct 2, 2018
Sexual Assault Kit (SAK) Evidence Tracking: From the Voices of Experience
Matthew Gamette, Idaho State Police Forensic Services, Susan Lehman, Portland Police Bureau, John Hillman, Washington State Attorney General’s Office, Nichole Minas, Washington State Patrol
Jun 27, 2018
Foundations in Forensic DNA Testing for Sexual Assault Kits
Amy Jeanguenat, Principal Consultant, Mindgen LLC
Apr 26, 2018
Emerging DNA Techniques
Mark W. Perlin, Ph.D. Cybergenetics, Barbara Rae-Venter, J.D., Ph.D. Genetic Genealogy, Ellen Greytak, Ph.D. Parabon NanoLabs, Steven Armentrout, Ph.D. Parabon NanoLabs
Mar 14, 2018
Lawfully Owed DNA Part 2
Amy Jeanguenat, Principal Consultant, Mindgen LLC and Jayann Sepich, Founder, DNA Saves
Jan 31, 2018
Collecting Lawfully Owed DNA to Assist with Sexual Assault Investigations
Mary Weston and Brett Kyker, Cuyahoga County (OH) Prosecutor's Office; Rachel Lovell, Case Western Reserve University
Oct 12, 2017
Use of Y-STR Testing for Cold Cases/Sexual Assaults
Amy Jeanguenat, Mindgen, LLC
May 2, 2017
Conducting a Large-Scale, Multi-Jurisdictional Inventory
Wisconsin Department of Justice
Mar 21, 2017
Utilizing CODIS for Unsubmitted Sexual Assault Kits
Amy Jeanguenat, Mindgen, LLC
Feb 21, 2017
Sexual Assault Kit (SAK) Evidence Tracking: Features & Key Considerations
Michigan State Police, the City of Portland (OR) Police Bureau, and James (Jim) Markey, SANE-SART Resource Service
May 24, 2016
The Sexual Assault Kit (SAK) Inventory Process: Strategies & Key Considerations
Iowa Department of Justice, Cuyahoga County Prosecutor's Office, and City of Portland (OR) Police Bureau
May 5, 2016

Sexual Assault Advocacy

Sexual Assault Investigations

Sexual Assault Prosecution

SAKI: Other Violent Crime Cold Cases

SAKI: Research

SAKI Site Presentations

Media and Community Engagement