Daily Archives: April 10, 2011

Santa Monica police clear rape kit backlog

Santa Monica Daily Press
PUBLIC SAFETY FACILITY — There are no longer unprocessed rape kits in the possession of the Santa Monica Police Department after detectives sent 470 to the crime lab over the last 13 months for processing to see if any critical DNA evidence can be collected, law enforcement officials said this week.

DNA tag to stop burglaries at schools

Bay of Plenty Times New Zealand
A forensic DNA marker kit resembling clear nail polish has been launched as a major crime buster for Western Bay of Plenty schools.