Three Ways Police Bury Rape Cases

You’ve probably seen the rape kit “backlog” in the news. But the “backlog” doesn’t tell the whole story. Police undercount reported rapes using difficult-to-detect methods. This leads to “paper” reductions in crime,...

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

In honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, we will be taking an EXTRA CLOSE look this month at the media and advocacy surrounding untested rape kits. We believe it’s important to fact-check the “backlog” because the chronic failure of police to...