Orange County Rape Kits

Vanessa Nason filed this request with the Orange County District Attorney of Orange County, CA.


From: Vanessa Nason

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the California Public Records Act (California Government Code ยงยง 6250), I hereby request the following records:

Data on rape kits tested since Orange County was awarded $1,864,651 to process 3,600 untested sexual assault evidence collection kits (rape kits), according to this article:

Please include how many kits have been tested since the money was allocated and how much each kit costs to test.

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 look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 calendar days, as the statute requires.


Vanessa Nason

From: Orange County District Attorney

Dear Ms. Nason,

I recently received your request and we are working on responding to your request. I will respond to your request on or before 1/18/18.

Thank you very much,

Denise Hernandez
Deputy District Attorney
Special Prosecutions Unit

From: Orange County District Attorney

Ms. Nason,

Please find attached our formal response to your Public Records Act request of December 28, 2017.

Denise Hernandez
Deputy District Attorney
Special Prosecutions Unit


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