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Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI) GranteeCity of Indianapolis (Indiana)

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The City of Indianapolis was awarded a grant in the amount of $1,403,842 in FY2019. The funding is being used to inventory, test, and submit an estimated 5,024 untested sexual assault kits (SAKs). Additionally, the City of Indianapolis anticipates submitting a total of 1,934 partially tested SAKs under this funding. The city will staff additional resources to investigate cold cases and work with advocacy groups. An evidence tracking system is in the early development stages.

  • As of 2020, the City of Indianapolis has hired a site coordinator who is developing an inventory plan.

For more information on the specific SAKI awards for this site, see the table below.

City of Indianapolis (Indiana) Funding

Year Amount Purpose Area
FY2019 $1,403,842 Comprehensive Approach to Unsubmitted Sexual Assault Kits
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Funded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance, the Sexual Assault Kit Initiative aims to create a coordinated community response that ensures just resolution to sexual assault cases. Through this program, funding is provided to support multidisciplinary community response teams engaged in the comprehensive reform of jurisdictions approaches to sexual assault cases resulting from evidence found in previously unsubmitted sexual assault kits.

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