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Key Considerations When Developing and Implementing a Testing Plan

NCJ Number
255129
Date Published
Agencies
BJA-Sponsored
Annotation
This report presents the rationales for and features of key considerations in developing and implementing a testing plan for backlogged, untested sexual assault kits (SAKs) under the Bureau of Justice Assistance’s Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI).
Abstract
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 highlights key considerations when creating a testing plan for previously unsubmitted sexual assault kits.
Date Created: September 16, 2020