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The Irving Police Department''s untested Sexual Assault Kits (SAKs) Initiative. This project will improve criminal justice information systems to identify offenders.

Award Information

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2020, $79,902)

SAKI, administered by BJA, is a competitive grant program that provides funding to support multidisciplinary community response teams to inventory, track, and test previously unsubmitted SAKs; collect and test lawfully owed DNA from offenders/arrestees; produce necessary protocols and policies to improve collaboration among laboratories, police, prosecutors, and victim service providers; provide resources to address the sexual assault investigations and prosecutions that result from evidence and CODIS hits produced by tested SAKs; and optimize victim notification protocols and services.

Date Created: October 22, 2020