20 October, 2008

LAPD behind on processing 7,000 rape kits

Controller Laura Chick calls her audit finding a backlog of 7,000 unprocessed rape evidence kits "one of the most startling and important audits " since she was elected seven years ago. From her release: My report on the LAPD's backlog of DNA rape kits shows around 7,000 unanalyzed kits sitting on freezer shelves. Though the LAPD has been...

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