State’s Rape Kit Backlog Officially Cleared

Oregon is now one of only a few states that has officially cleared its backlog of sexual assault evidence kits. Over 5,000 kits that have been on hold for years have been processed and some have even lead to arrests in perviously unsolved cases. Now lawmakers must figure out how to keep the resources needed to keep the backlog clear.

Central Oregon Daily’s Anyssa Bohanan has more on the story.

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