Introduction

Sexual Assault Kit Evidence Tracking: The Idaho State Police Forensic Services Experience

Sexual Assault Kit Evidence Tracking: The Idaho State Police Forensic Services Experience

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This webinar originally occurred on April 7, 2022
Duration: 1 hour

Overview

The Idaho State Police Forensic Services agency has designed a sexual assault kit evidence tracking system to effectively track sexual assault kits and provide a mechanism for victim notification associated with testing status. The system is in alignment with Idaho state legislation and national recommendations, including Idaho Code Chapter 29, Title 67, Section 67-2919 and recommendation #3 of the National Institute of Justice’s National Best Practices for Sexual Assault Kits: A Multidisciplinary Approach. This sexual assault kit evidence tracking system is a program designed to track all sexual assault kits collected in Idaho and provides a mechanism for victim notification of sexual assault kit status. 

During this webinar, representatives from the Idaho State Police Forensic Services will review the system’s features, advantages, and discuss considerations for implementing a sexual assault kit evidence tracking system.  

Detailed Learning Objectives

  1. Attendees will understand the considerations associated with implementing a sexual assault kit evidence tracking system.
  2. Attendees will learn about the key features and functionality of the Idaho sexual assault kit evidence tracking system.
  3. Attendees will understand the importance of tracking sexual assault kits in compliance with state legislation.

Presenters

  • Matthew Gamette | Laboratory System Director, Idaho State Police Forensic Services
  • Rylene Nowlin | Forensic Lab Manager, Idaho State Police
  • Sheri Craig | Administrative Assistant, Idaho State Police


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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