Tuesday, October 07, 2014
Attorney General candidate pledges to work with policy makers, medical professionals, social workers and federal, state and local law enforcement officials to eliminate backlog and seek justice for victims of rape October 7, 2014 Contact: John Findlay – Media@AdamLaxalForAG.com Henderson, NV – Today, Republican nominee for Attorney General Adam Laxalt announced that if elected, he will seek to drastically cut the backlog of rape kits in Nevada, with the goal of completely eliminating the number of untested kits currently being held up from lab testing due to a lack of resources. Currently, there are thousands of untested rape kits in Nevada. Crime lab testing can take weeks on each kit and it is expensive, costing from $1,000 to $1,500 per kit, according to recent news reports. The reports indicate that some of these kits simply are not tested due to specific circumstances...
Saturday, October 04, 2014