TBI will not be required to analyze rape kits within 30 days as some hoped

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 19, 2023 7:32 PM CT | Published: April 19, 2023 1:04 PM CT

Lawmakers put on ice a bill requiring the TBI to test rape kits in 30 days after bureau officials said it would be “exorbitantly expensive” to meet that goal.


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Ian Round

Ian Round

Ian Round is The Daily Memphian’s state government reporter based in Nashville. He came to Tennessee from Maryland, where he reported on local politics for Baltimore Brew. He earned a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Maryland in December 2019.


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