South Carolina

Backlog Snapshot

South Carolina
Untested Kits:

Unknown

Testing:

Unknown

Does South Carolina law require...
An Audit of Untested Rape Kits?

No

Tracking of Rape Kits?

No

Testing of all backlogged rape kits?

No

Testing of all rape kits in the future?

No

Victims to be notified of the status of their cases?

No

Funding for testing kits?

No

The extent of the untested rape kit backlog in South Carolina is unknown. South Carolina law does not require law enforcement agencies to count, track, or test rape kits. 

In 2015, The Accountability Project issued an open records request to bring the number of untested kits in Charleston to light. To date, we have not received a complete response to this request. 

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