Archive for May, 2011

Nine Long Years: A Community Advocates to End the L.A. Rape Kit Backlog

/ May 5th, 2011 / 1 Comment »

In 2002 it was discovered that rape kits (evidence taken off the bodies and clothing of sexual assault victims) had been destroyed, lost and left untested. Over 12,000 were abandoned in cold storage in police refrigerators! It was a scandal for both LAPD and the

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