Pritzker: No Longer a Backlog of Forensic Kits to Test

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(IOCI RADIO) – Gov. J.B. Pritzker and the Illinois State Police (ISP) said for the first time in decades, there is no longer a backlog of forensic kits waiting to be tested.

The governor said it’s a result of adding more resources to the state police’s forensics department, and is a historic achievement for survivors of sexual assault and other crimes.

Current processing times are 180 days or less, a benchmark set by state law. The ISP webpage has a tracking system for survivors to follow the progress of evidence from their cases.

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June 6, 2022 at 11:03AM

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