TBI data show rape kit turnaround times are long — and getting longer

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 17, 2022 5:52 PM CT | Published: September 17, 2022 1:33 PM CT

It now takes the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation about 49 weeks to test the state’s rape kits, but some lawmakers hope to cut that time to 30 to 60 days. 


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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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