HERE ARE SOME HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS REASONS WHY SEX-TRAFFICKING CONTINUES TO CAPITALIZE ON THE DEMAND!
Rape-kit pileups aren’t just a problem in Detroit. In recent years, cities across the country have reported mountains of kits—11,000 in San Antonio, 1,200 in Albuquerque, 4,000 in Houston—according to Sarah Tofte, who has studied the national debacle for the advocacy group Human Rights Watch. Experts estimate that hundreds of thousands of kits are languishing in police warehouses.
If that rape kit had been tested and entered into the database sooner, the man could have been caught sooner—and five women’s lives could have been saved.