Webinar: 2016 NSAPS Panel 7 – Testing Sexual Assault Evidence [Archival]

Webinar: 2016 NSAPS Panel 7 – Testing Sexual Assault Evidence [Archival]


The National Institute of Justice, through its Forensic Technology Center of Excellence hosted "Looking Ahead: The National Sexual Assault Policy Symposium" on September 8-9, 2016, in Washington D.C.

Panelists took a look inside evidence testing and decision making at the laboratory. The discussion included steps involved in processing a sexual assault kit, information about uploading data to CODIS, how laboratories address non-biological evidence and important factors related to outsourcing. The symposium focused on how the nation is moving forward and finding solutions to the complex issues that arise in sexual assault cases and in testing sexual assault evidence. This webinar was recorded in its entirety at the time of the live event in order to capture the one-on-one interaction with the presenter.


  • Amber Carr | Examiner, FBI, DNA Support Unit


  • Brady Mills | Deputy Assistant Director, Texas Department of Public Safety
  • Anthony J. Onorato | Chief, FBI Nuclear DNA Unit, FBI Laboratory, Quantico, VA
  • Robert W. Taylor | Assistant Director Crime Laboratory, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department

Funding for this Forensic Technology Center of Excellence webinar has been provided by the National Institute of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice.

The opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this webinar are those of the presenter(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of the U.S. Department of Justice.

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