Rape Test Kits

Facts and Stats

~ Where the Backlog Exists and What’s Happening to End It – ENDTHEBACKLOG


Vides – Untested Rape Kits

~ 9 On Your Side investigates rape kit backlog in East – WNCT9 – VIDEO


~ 400,000 rape kits sitting untested nationwide – USA Today – VIDEO


~ 6,424 untested rape kits in Arizona – YouTube


~ 7,000 backlogged rape kits untested in Missouri- what’s next- – YouTube


~ 13,000 Florida rape test kits backlogged – YouTube


~ 400,000 rape kits left untested in U.S. – YouTube


~ Backlog In Rape Kit Testing Persists – NBC Chicago – VIDEO


~ Call to Action for Untested Rape Kits – YouTube


~ Disturbing new evidence reveals 10K rape kits remain untested – YouTube


~ Forgotten evidence from untested rape kits could bring justice to victims – YouTube


~ I-TEAM- 61 cases under investigation as rape kit test results return – YouTube


~ Massive backlog of untested rape kits is ‘a public safety issue’ that may be letting offenders slip away, experts warn – ABC – VIDEO


~ More rape kits sent to lab for testing – YouTube


~ More than 15,000 untested sex assault kits in NC – YouTube


~ No Justice- How The Chicago Police Department Has Failed To Solve Thousands Of Rape Cases In Last Decade – CBS Chicago – VIDEO


~ Rape Kit Backlog – Full Frontal with Samantha Bee – TBS – YouTube


~ Rape Kits Collect Dust, Victims Robbed of Justice – YouTube


~ Rape victim- Thousands of untested kits a ‘travesty’ – USA Today – VIDEO


~ Report Gives Chicago Police ‘Beyond A Failing Grade’ For Poor Clearance Rate Of Sexual Assault Cases – CBS Chicago – VIDEO


~ Report: More than 3,000 untested rape kits in Kentucky – CNN – VIDEO


~ Some rape kits may be too late to prosecute – YouTube


~ Thousands of Rape Kits Gone Untested Across the U.S. – NBC Nightly News – YouTube


~ Thousands of Untested Rape Kits Sit In Bay Area Police Property Rooms – YouTube


~  ‘Unjustifiable Mistake’- Mpls. Officials Say City’s Backlog Of Untested Rape Kits Is Around 1,700 – YouTube


~  Untested Rape Kits – YouTube


~ Untested rape kits- Revisited – YouTube


~ Why 70% of Tucson Police’s rape kits are untested – YouTube


~ Why Thousands Of Rape Kits Go Untested In Minnesota – YouTube


Contaminated

~ Exterior of hundreds of rape kits found covered with mold, Austin police say – kvue.com – VIDEO


~ Nearly 850 rape kits growing mold at Austin Police Dept — RT USA News


Destroyed

~ Baltimore County Police Destroyed More Rape Kits Than Stated – CBS Baltimore – VIDEO


~ Destroyed- How the trashing of rape kits failed victims and jeopardizes public safety – CNN – VIDEO


~ KARE 11 Investigates- Police in Minnesota destroyed hundreds of rape kits, putting cases in peril – kare11.com – VIDEO


~ Report- MD police throwing out untested rape kits – YouTube


~ Springfield police- ‘We should never have destroyed rape kits’ – Springfield News-Leader – VIDEO


Tested after Years

~ 24 DNA matches found in first 150 rape kits tested under new law – YouTube


~ 11,341 rape kits left inside Detroit Police storage have now been tested 10 years later – YouTube


~ DNA results found in 900+ untested rape kits in Austin police backlog – YouTube


~ Man Pleads Guilty After Rape Kits Link Him To Attacks – YouTube


~ Rapists ID’d by DNA tests behind bars – YouTube


Mainstream News Articles – Untested Rape Kits


Mainstream News Articles – Destroyed Rape Kits

Independent News Articles


Reports


Websites

~ EndTheBacklog.org


~ Data Brief- Rape Kit Backlog – What We Do and Don’t Know – chicagojusticeproject