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Prosecuting Cold Case Sexual Assaults

Part of the Sexual Assault Kit Initiative Virtual Academy
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The Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI) Virtual Academy offers online trainings and resources to help improve jurisdictions’ capacity to investigate, prosecute, inventory, and track sexual assault kits (SAKs) and provide trauma-informed victim services and advocacy.

Prosecutors have unique considerations when working cold case sexual assaults. In this course, you will focus on working with victims and understanding past trauma and potential re-traumatization through a cold case’s renewed investigation. You will also explore key strategies for prosecutors to proactively address common evidentiary challenges of cold case sexual assaults.

Date Created: December 6, 2022