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Law enforcement agencies are sifting through evidence lockers looking for every untested sexual assault kit, as part of a push to cut the backlog of untested DNA evidence in sexual assault cases. The latest count of untested kits reveals Maricopa County alone has at least 4,000.

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Arizona law enforcement revising stance on rape kits
Yavapai has no backlog; Maricopa has at least 4,000

Law enforcement agencies across Arizona are sifting through evidence lockers looking for every last untested sexual assault kit under new efforts driven largely by Gov. Doug Ducey.

By Staff and AP wire reports June 28, 2016
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