Sexual Assault Kit Backlog with Dr. Rebecca Campbell and Dr. Katie Gregory

Paper to Practice / S4 E1

What is The Sexual Assault Kit Backlog?

In 2009, over 11,000 untested sexual assault kits (SAKs) were discovered in Detroit, Michigan. Historically, sexual assault has not been taken seriously by law enforcement. However, in recent years we’ve seen more change thanks to initiatives spearheaded by Dr. Rebecca Campbell, her team of researchers, and local agencies.

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