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Chicago Rape Kits

Chicago Police Stonewall on Rape Investigations

Sarah Tofte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Sarah Tofte

Every year in the U.S, over 200,000 people report they have been raped. Many submit to an invasive DNA collection, so they can convict their attacker. But thousands of these DNA samples go untested.

Almost 100 Rape Kits Put In Storage, Untested, By Suburban Police Departments: Tribune

Chicago Tribune | Megan Twohey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A woman submitted to a rape kit exam in July 2008 at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital after a husky stranger allegedly dragged her to the ground and s...