The National Center for Victims of Crime, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women, will host a Webinar, "New York City’s Sexual Assault Kit Backlog Project," at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on February 13, 2013
Hear from the chief of the Manhattan District Attorney’s Sex Crimes Unit about New York City’s “Backlog Project,” through which 17,000 previously-unexamined sexual assault evidence kits were outsourced for DNA analysis. Ms. Bashford will discuss why NYC decided to test every backlogged rape kit, lessons learned along the way, and some of the cases they solved through the Project.
Presenter: Martha Bashford, Chief, Manhattan District Attorney’s Sex Crimes Unit.
If you would like to participate in this Webinar, please complete this form to register. You will receive an email with a link to use the day of the Webinar.