Massachusetts’ Sexual Assault Evidence Collection Kit Tracking System in the Media

The state’s Track-Kit™ system for sexual assault evidence collection kit tracking is in the media — here are recent news articles:

Boston 25 News: New system allows survivors of sexual assault to track their evidence kits

“This tracking system is the product of incredible teamwork between the medical community, law enforcement agencies and survivor advocates” – Governor Charlie Governor Baker

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Boston Herald: Massachusetts begins rollout of rape kit tracking system

Track-Kit helps to ensure timely testing of sexual assault evidence.

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CommonWealth: New system lets survivors track rape kits

Law will also expedite crime lab processing.

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MassLive: Rape kit tracking system launches in Massachusetts, giving survivors online access to track evidence through the testing process

In addition to allowing survivors and authorities to track a sexual assault evidence collection kit, Track-Kit also offers information on local rape crisis center resources, contact information, and 24-hour support.

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The Daily Free Press: Massachusetts rolling out tracking systems for sexual assault evidence kits

The tracking system, known as Track-Kit, allows survivors to view their individual sexual assault evidence collection kit progress on a confidential web platform from evidence collection to testing.

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WBUR: New state system to track sex assault evidence rolling out

Survivors of sexual assault in Massachusetts will soon be able to track the evidence associated with their case as it progresses through the testing process.

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WCVB 5 Investigates: First look at new tracking system for rape kits (Video)

The state-of-the-art system gives survivors the ability to follow the evidence collected from their cases at all times.

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WBZ NewsRadio: ‘Track-Kit’ system will empower rape, sexual assault victims, BARCC says (Audio)

Katia Santiago-Taylor, Advocacy and Legislative Affairs Manager at the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center, speaks about Track-Kit empowers survivors by providing transparency.

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