A USA Today recent investigation revealed that more than 70,000 untested rape kits in more than 1000 police agencies. The article, in the weekend edition for July 17-19, 2015, postulated that of the 18,000 police agencies nationwide, untested kits could run into the hundreds of thousands. The investigation revealed a wide spread discrepancy how police departments test rape kits, noting that while some test all, others test as few as 2 in 10.
* Case value and results depend upon the unique facts of each case, these results do not predict or suggest the value of any other case. In the 134M case result, the trial court reduced the jury's verdict to 114M. Mr. Fitch's client is appealing.
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