rape kit

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rape kit

n.
1. A set of materials, such as swabs and tools for collecting blood samples, used to gather forensic evidence from a victim of sexual assault.
2. The evidence obtained with such materials: analyze a rape kit.
3. The examination that results in obtaining such evidence: perform a rape kit.

rape kit

Forensic medicine A collection of receptacles–cups, envelopes, plastic bags, tubes, disposable items–cotton swabs, napkins, pipettes and tools–sterile comb for pubic hairs, sheets–used to obtain evidentiary specimens from a rape victim. See Date rape, PERK kit, Rape, SARN, SART.
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see also infra note 190-207 (describing similar findings of the Detroit Sexual Assault Kit Action Research Project).
In addition, the Bureau of Justice Assistance annually awards grants as part of its Sexual Assault Kit Initiative.
BJA also made seven supplemental awards totaling over $6 million to grantees that received National Sexual Assault Kit Initiative awards in previous years to help them continue their efforts to address the challenges surrounding the processing of untested sexual assault kits.
a typical sexual assault kit contains vaginal swabs, rectal swabs, oral swabs, and swabs for up to two alternate sites (e.
Also, the Portland Police Bureau said the Oregon Department of Justice Crime Victims' Compensation Program will provide funding for counseling services to rape victims involved in the delayed testing of their sexual assault kit.
Sexual assault kit completed and brought to Clinton Police Station.
10, 2015, the DuPage County Crime Laboratory informed detectives from the sheriffs office that there was a DNA match through the Combined DNA Index System that identified a specific person as the contributor of the DNA profile obtained from the sexual assault kit performed during Kristys autopsy.
Tenders are invited for Technical review of sexual assault kit analyses.
10, 2015, the DuPage County Crime Laboratory informed detectives from the sheriffEs office that there was a DNA match through the Combined DNA Index System that identified a specific person as the contributor of the DNA profile obtained from the sexual assault kit performed during KristyEs autopsy.
Tenders are invited for Evaluation of the Bureau of Justice Assistance Sexual Assault Kit Initiative
Invitation to Bid: Untested sexual assault kit analysis
Tenders are invited for Sexual Assault Kit Initiative DNA Testing
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