St Louis

Backlog Snapshot

Untested Kits:

0*

Testing:

Completed

St. Louis is one of the cities where we are using public records requests to uncover the number of untested rape kits in police storage. Through our efforts, we have learned that the St. Louis Police Department Crime Laboratory screened or otherwise processed nearly all sexual assault kits between 2004 and 2014. To learn more about our process, click here.

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Right now, we do not know the full extent of the national rape kit backlog because few states require law enforcement agencies to count, track, or test rape kits. The Accountability Project aims to bring greater transparency and accountability to rape kit testing practices across the country.

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