CNN: "Destroyed"

Number 28148
Subject Police
Source CNN
Year 2018
Publication Date November 29, 2018
Summary Destroyed is a multimedia investigation that revealed law enforcement agencies nationwide have destroyed rape kit evidence before the statutes of limitations expired to prosecute reported sex crimes. CNN found that the destruction of this evidence happened after flawed and incomplete police investigations. The project spurred immediate action from lawmakers and other leaders seeking to protect rape kits from destruction.
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Keywords CNN, police, rape kits, destroyed, investigation, evidence, sex crimes
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