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Implementing an Evidence Tracking System: Key Considerations for Managing Critical Information

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This training and technical assistance resource for grantees under the Bureau of Justice Assistance’s (BJA’s) Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI) provides an overview and key considerations for jurisdictions interested in using evidence tracking systems (ETSs) for sexual assault kit (SAK) evidence.
The National Sexual Assault Kit Initiative Training and Technical Assistance (SAKI TTA) team provides a range of training and technical assistance to SAKI sites regarding investigating and prosecuting cases, inventorying and tracking sexual assault kits (SAKs), and engaging victim advocates. This document stresses the importance of having a way to track evidence used in sexual assault cases and how a tracking system is crucial to managing evidence.
Date Created: August 20, 2020