Milwaukee

Backlog Snapshot

Untested Kits:

2,655*

Testing:

Unknown

Milwaukee is one of the cities where we are using public records requests to uncover the number of untested rape kits in police storage. Through our efforts, we have learned that, as of October 2014, the Milwaukee Police Department has a backlog of 2,655 untested kits. To learn more about our process, click here

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Right now, we do not know the full extent of the national rape kit backlog because few states require law enforcement agencies to count, track, or test rape kits. The Accountability Project aims to bring greater transparency and accountability to rape kit testing practices across the country.

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