After Backlog of Rape Kits, SFPD Reports on New Testing Protocols
by Kelly Groth
Jul 14, 2017
Under new protocols enforced in 2016, the SFPD reports it is fully in compliance with new rape kit testing rules. The rules were modeled after the state's Sexual Assault Victims Bill of Rights, which requires rape kits to be tested within 5 days of collection, and uploaded to a national DNA database within 120 days.