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.

Meet the SAKI Experts Interview Series

Impacts of COVID-19 Discussion Series

SAKI: Getting Started in Sexual Assault Response Reform

Grant Award Administration

SAKI: A Multidisciplinary Approach

SAK Inventory, Tracking and Testing

Sexual Assault Advocacy

Sexual Assault Investigations

Sexual Assault Prosecution

SAKI: Other Violent Crime Cold Cases

SAKI: Research

SAKI Site Presentations

Familial DNA Searching: Developing a Sustainable Process
Multiple Presenters
Feb 28, 2023
Maricopa County: Leveraging Forensic Genetic Genealogy to Solve Cold Cases
SAKI Site Coordinator Cesar Tirado, Detective Ashely Nolan
Apr 22, 2020
Advanced Investigative Techniques for Cold Case Sexual Assaults
Detective Sergeant Ken Muscat and Detective Sergeant Mark Farrah, Wayne County Sexual Assault Kit Task Force
Aug 15, 2019
Strategic Planning for Sustainability
Dewanna Smith, Coordinator, Memphis Sexual Assault Kit Task Force
Jun 27, 2019
What I Wish I Knew
Aryn Gieger-Sedgwick, SAKI Program Director, Tenth Judicial Circuit District Attorney's Office & Mary Faulkner, Sexual Assault Kit Initiative Site Coordinator, City of Duluth
Apr 25, 2019
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
Research in SAKI -The Cuyahoga County Experience
Dr. Rachel Lovell, Case Western University; Brett Kyker, Cuyahoga County Prosecutor's Office
Nov 10, 2016
Reforming Sexual Assault Response in New Orleans
Aviva Kurash, International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP); Dr. Pamela Jenkins, University of New Orleans; Commander Doug Eckert, New Orleans Police Department; Tania Tetlow, Tulane University
Oct 27, 2016

Media and Community Engagement

SAKI Training and Technical Assistance: Purpose Area 2