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2014-02-25 12:29:35

Model collaboration program initiated with Natasha's Justice Project and the Alameda County District Attorney's Office LORTON, Va., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bode Technology Group, Inc. (Bode), a leading provider of forensic DNA services, announced today sexual assault kits (rape kits) from the Alameda County rape kit backlog were shipped to Bode for DNA analysis under a multi-agency collaboration. This collaboration will serve as a model towards clearing the backlog of...

2008-06-16 21:00:24

By Alexis Garrobo, The Beaufort Gazette, S.C. Jun. 16--If you want to shatter the illusion of safety, visit a hospital emergency room. It's there that medical professionals come across the worst cases. But two emergency room nurses at Beaufort Memorial Hospital have been trained to work with sexual assault victims and make their ordeals as bearable as possible. "I think that (treating sexual assault victims) has really enlightened me because we think we live in a community where...

Latest Rape kit Reference Libraries

2009-04-28 16:36:07

Chicago police sergeant, Louis R. Vitullo, focused his career in the city's crime lab and eventually because chief microanalyst. He created an organized method by which to collect and analyze evidence in sexual assault cases. The tools necessary to follow this process are all contained together in a standardized kit, originally called a Vitullo kit. Today, they are more commonly referred to as SAEK or rape kits. Louis Vitullo died on January 3, 2006 at Good Shepherd Hospital in...

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