Rape Kits: A COLLECTION OF ARTICLES FROM THE IDAHO PRESS-TRIBUNE

The Department of Justice this week awarded $38 million in funding to help state, tribal and local government agencies process thousands of currently untested, backlogged sexual assault kits.

CALDWELL — Caldwell Police have decided to submit 27 previously untested rape kits to a lab for DNA testing, some of which may date back at least five years.

BOISE — Someone is raped every two minutes in the United States, Jennifer Landhuis told a room of Idaho state legislators Thursday. That meant about 45 individuals had been raped during that legislative hearing alone.

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