Laura Strickler reported earlier this week about a city that has changed it’s rape kit testing policy in response to a CBS News investigation. The investigation “found 20,000 untested kits nationwide.”
The San Antonio Police Department “will now test all rape kits in stranger cases and will also go back and test all untested stranger rape kits in storage.”
San Antonio Police Chief William McManus, said:
We don’t want to let any case where someone is sexually assaulted fall through the cracks.
Chief McManus indicated that DNA profiles obtained from untested rape kits will be entered into the national FBI DNA database.
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