Commission on the Standardization of the Collection of Evidence in Sexual Assault Investigations - August 10, 2015
Commission on the Standardization of the Collection of Evidence in Sexual Assault Investigations
Minutes of the Meeting of August 10, 2015
Office of the Chief State's Attorney
Rocky Hill, Connecticut
Members In attendance: Maureen Platt, Chair; Lindsey Kelley, Department of Public Health; Lucinda Lopes Phelan, Department of Social Services; Laura Cordes, Christine Landino, Connecticut Sexual Assault Crisis Services (CONNSACS); Candida Fusco, SafeHaven; Denise S. Covington, Office of Victim Services (OVS); Linda Cimino, Director, OVS, Patti LaMonica, SafeHaven
The meeting was called to order at 2:10 p.m.
Ilse Knecht, Senior Advocacy and Policy Advisor for the Joyful Heart Foundation, gave a presentation regarding the backlog in testing sexual assault kits both in Connecticut and Nationwide.
Meeting was adjourned at 3:50 p.m.