Iowa’s System for Tracking Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Kits in the Media

Iowa’s Track-Kit system for tracking sexual assault kits is in the media — here are recent news articles:

CBS 2 – Iowa’s News Now: Iowa’s future rape kit tracking system could help empower survivors (Video)

The tracking system will help Iowa keep track of rape tests kits from start to finish.

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KWQC News: Software system will help survivors of sexual assault track their rape kits

Survivors of sexual assault in Iowa and Illinois will soon be able to track the location of their rape kits and get status updates.

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KWWL News: Iowa AG announces rape kit tracking system, officials say its a step in the right direction

By next summer, Iowa will have a new system designed to track rape kits in the state.

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The Des Moines Register: With thousands of rape kits untested, Iowa will implement a new tracking, reporting system

The Des Moines Register speaks with Iowa’s Attorney General and the Iowa Coalition Against Sexual Assault.

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KCRG-TV9: Police, sexual assault resource groups hope new system will increase accountability

Survivors of sexual assault who undergo forensic exams will soon have a way to track their rape kits.

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Iowa Public Radio: AG’s Office To Launch Tracking System For Rape Kits

The state attorney general’s office has announced it will launch a tracking and reporting system for rape kits.

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KGLO News: Iowa to launch statewide rape kit tracking system

After a recent survey found thousands of sexual assault evidence kits were left untested in Iowa, the state is launching a plan to keep close track of such rape kits in the future.

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KHQA News: Iowa to launch rape kit tracking system in 2020, according to Attorney General’s office

Iowa will launch a sexual assault evidence kit tracking and reporting system in 2020 according to Attorney General Tom Miller’s office.

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KSCJ: Iowa plans to resolve untested rape kit backlog (audio clips)

Iowa is launching a plan to keep close track of untested rape kits after a recent survey found thousands of sexual assault evidence kits were left untested in the state.

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WhoTV: Iowa to add rape kit tracking program

Next summer, the state of Iowa will roll out a program for survivors of sexual violence to track their rape kits.

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Explore Okoboji: State of Iowa launching a tracking and reporting system for sexual assault evidence kits

A tracking and reporting system for sexual assault evidence kits is being launched in the state of Iowa. Officials say it will provide transparent status updates to survivors of rape as well as law enforcement and medical professionals.

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1230 KFJB: Tracking sexual assault

After a recent survey found thousands of sexual assault evidence kits were left untested in Iowa, the state is launching a plan to keep close track of such rape kits in the future. Lynn Hicks, communications director for the Iowa Attorney General’s Office, says a sample-tracking software company is being hired to roll out its Track-Kit system to all regions of the state by mid-2020.

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