Schimel: Last of backlogged rape kits submitted for testing

Photo by Michelle Stocker, The Capital Times
Photo by Michelle Stocker, The Capital Times

MADISON — AG Brad Schimel has announced the last of the backlogged rape kits have been submitted to outside labs for testing.
Schimel previously projected the state would test the remaining kits by the end of the year and said during a news conference Tuesday that timeline remained on track.
"Today's milestone is significant," Schimel told reporters at the Dane County Rape Crisis Center. "This work is about much more than just testing kits. It's about bringing justice that's overdue to survivors. It's about preventing future crimes, and it's about changing the culture surrounding the response ...

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