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The Time to Collect Is Now: DNA Evidence in Groping Sexual Assault Cases

Event Dates
All times are Eastern Time unless noted otherwise.
Event Duration
90 minutes

Improving the overall response to sexual assault includes understanding how touch DNA evidence impacts groping sexual assault cases. This webinar will illustrate the importance of these cases and highlight proposed guidelines for evidence collection.

Detailed Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe background information on touch DNA in sexual assault cases and factors that influence epithelial cell deposition
  2. Explain evidence collection practice implications from groper case study and research findings
  3. Identify possible suggestions and opportunities to expand evidence collection in groping sexual assault cases in their jurisdictions

See also the follow-up event The Time to Analyze is Now: DNA Evidence in Groping Sexual Assault Cases.

Event Type
Event Option(s)
Online, On demand
National Institute of Justice
Forensic Technology Center of Excellence
Registration Status
Free and open to all.
Date Created: March 4, 2020