Introduction

Webinar: 2016 NSAPS Video – Nevada SA Kit Backlog Working Group [Archival]

Webinar: 2016 NSAPS Video – Nevada SA Kit Backlog Working Group [Archival]

Overview

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.

Following the debut screening of “Progress on Testing Sexual Assault Kits,” the panelists gave a behind-the-scenes look at their multidisciplinary, victim-centered approach to sexual assault. The panel discussed the opportunities and challenges that led to the creation of the Nevada Sexual Assault Kit Backlog Working Group, the strategic utilization of available resources and their plan for testing all sexual assault kits in the state. 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.

Moderator

  • Kristina Rose | Senior Policy Advisor, Office of the Vice President

Panelists

  • Kim Murga
  • James Sweetin
  • Lora Cody
  • Elynne Greene

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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