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Rape Kits

California Attorney General Kamala Harris speaks at a news conference on May 17, 2013 at the Los Angeles Civic Center in Los Angeles, California. Harris hosted a meeting of the state's district attorneys to develop recommendations on reducing gun violance. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Calif. Attorney General Honored For Rape Kit Processing

The state attorney general’s office is receiving national recognition for accelerating the testing of rape kits, using innovations that have been adopted by eight of California’s 58 counties.

04/08/2014

DNA Rape Kit Backlog

LA County On Track To Clear Rape Evidence Backlog

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department says it has assigned nearly 5,000 DNA evidence kits from rape and sexual assault cases to outside labs for testing, putting the department on track to meet its goal of clearing a big backlog.

10/17/2010