1-877-774-7822

Main Content

Washington State’s Track-Kit Sexual Assault Kit Tracking System in the News

November 28, 2018

Washington State’s Track-Kit system for tracking sexual assaults is in the news again — here are recent articles:

New sexual assault kit-tracking system gives victims insight in Washington

“This system is something different,” said Larry Hebert, director at the WSP Forensic Laboratory Services Bureau. “It’s essentially for the benefit of the survivors.”

Read article >

New online portal allows victims to track status of rape kit analysis

The portal was developed by STACS DNA, a software company based in Canada, specifically for use in Washington, Hebert said. The system is currently in a pilot phase in Michigan and will be implemented in Texas and Arizona.

Read article >

Washington state rolls out online portal for victims to track rape kit testing

Survivors of sexual assaults in Washington state can now track the progress of their kits being analyzed through a new online portal.

Read article and view video >

Sexual assault survivors can track rape kits through new State Patrol system

Sexual assault survivors in Washington can now track their rape kits through a new system developed by Washington State Patrol.

Read article >

Tracking system for rape kits goes live in Washington state

Survivors of sexual assaults in Washington state can now track the progress of their kits being analyzed through a new online portal.

Read article >

Sexual assault survivors in Washington can track status of rape kit analysis with new portal

The system was implemented for survivors’ ‘information and comfort’

Read article >

New system highlights progress, more needed to clear rape kit backlog

Washington state got its own tracking system up and running, so rape victims can track their rape kits through the entire process, starting at the hospital where the kits are performed. But the backlog is still an issue.

Read article >

New WA rape kit test tracking system almost ready

Washington state is among the first states to have a system like this. It’s the result of legislation passed in 2015 to address the rape kit backlog.

Watch the video >