Backlogs and Bylaws: The Tainted Story of Texas Rape Kit Testing

A June 27th Dallas News article recently sparked public outcry when it revealed that over eight hundred moldy rape kits were found decaying in the Austin Police Department[1]. Rape kits have had a long history as crucial components of the forensic process for sexual assault cases. The first rape kit was developed in the 1970s… Read More Backlogs and Bylaws: The Tainted Story of Texas Rape Kit Testing