The Backlog:

Las Vegas

Las Vegas is one of the cities where we are using public records requests to uncover the number of untested rape kits in police storage as part of The Accountability Project. We have not yet received complete data from Las Vegas. Please continue to check this page for the most up-to-date information!  

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  • Backlog Status

Count
Partially Counted
Testing
Testing Status Unknown
Resolved
Not Cleared
Size
4,000*

* On October 31, 2013, News3 reported there were about 4,000 kits in evidence at the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. 

  • Additional Information

In October 2013, a local reporter learned that there were approximately 4,000 rape kits in storage at the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. A sergeant with the department could not give an exact number, but provided this estimate. 

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