rape kits

BILL TO REQUIRE EXPEDITED TESTING OF RAPE KITS NOW ON GOVERNOR’S DESK

By Miriam Raftery

October 2, 2019 (Sacramento) - After passing both houses of the California Legislature unanimously, Senate Bill 22 is now awaiting action by Governor Gavin Newsom.  If signed into law, the measure will require law enforcement agencies and forensic labs to expedite the handling, analysis and testing of rape kit evidence.


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WHY ARE 137 RAPE KITS UNTESTED IN EL CAJON?

 

By Miriam Raftery

June 25, 2015 (El Cajon) – Nationwide, over 400,000 rape kits have never been tested, including many right here in our region.  Yet testing every rape kit can produce undeniably dramatic results.


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