SVU raises backlog awareness

Across the Nation on NBC On September 29th at 9pm/8c, a special episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, entitled "Behave," aired on NBC. This episode shines a light on the backlog of untested rape kits across the country. It is estimated by the federal government that there are hundreds of thousands of untested rape kits in police and crime lab storage facilities. Each represents lost justice for a survivor. In honor of the premiere, Joyful Heart hosted viewing events in Los Angeles and New York.

Read more about the events on the Joyful Heart website

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