Local level SAEC polices/data (Greensboro, NC)

Vanessa Nason filed this request with the Greensboro Police Department of Greensboro, NC.

It is a clone of this request.

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7567

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Completed

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From: Vanessa Nason

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to North Carolina Public Records Law (G.S. §§ 132-1 through 132-10), I hereby request the following documents:

Any and all statistics, data, reports, audits, policies, and procedures pertaining to the following items regarding sexual assault evidence collection (SAEC) kits (also known as "rape kits") and processing:

• all standard operating procedures regarding the SAEC process

• any written policies or procedures regarding department practices on the acquisition of or handling of rape kit evidence, including protocols for its collection, testing, and delegation and transfer to all other possibly relevant locations, laboratories, or agencies

• the number of kits collected and booked into evidence from the period of January 1, 2000 through the date this request is processed

• the number of kits that have been processed by a public or private crime or forensic laboratory or equivalent processing location from the period of January 1, 2000 through the date this request is processed

• the number of unprocessed kits in any storage facilities currently under the department’s jurisdiction and control, including those held by medical personnel or at external laboratory locations

• any materials regarding the status or ultimate disposition of cases in which a kit was collected. Please include all available segregable data.

• all audits involving this agency regarding the collection or backlog of SAEC kits

• all proposed alterations or yet-to-be-implemented changes to the policies and procedures regarding the collection, testing, and use of SAEC kits

If there any questions about this request, please feel free to call us at the MuckRock office at 617-299-1832.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I would request your response within ten (10) business days.

Sincerely,

Vanessa Nason

From: Greensboro Police Department

Your public information request for documents related to Public Records
Law Request: Local level SAEC polices/data (Greensboro, NC) have been
referred to the proper department for response. Thank you for your
request.

If you have any questions, please call 373-CITY (2489) or at the above
email address and reference request number 7567.

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From: Greensboro Police Department

Dear Requester:

In response to your request for information regarding sexual assault evidence collection (SAEC) kits and processing, Police has provided the above records in fulfillment of the request.

Police also comments in reference to bullet points in your request: "Bullet point 3 - 1,074 Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Kits were submitted to the GPD Property/Evidence Section [Jan 1, 2000 - Present]. Bullet point 4 - GPD has submitted 266 SANE Kits to the NC State Crime Lab for analysis [Jan. 1, 2000 -Present]; 3 SANE Kits are currently at the NC State Crime Lab for analysis."

I hope this information is helpful to you.

Thanks.

J. Timothy Cole, Information Services and Collection Development Manager
Libraries
219 N. Church St.
City of Greensboro
PO Box 3178, Greensboro, NC 27402-3178
Phone: (336) 373-2466; Fax: (336) 333-6781
www.greensboro-nc.gov<http://www.greensboro-nc.gov/>

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