Kits designed to keep violence victims' identities confidential
The identity of a rapist could be stored away in a box and revealed when a rape victim is ready -- which may be never.
However, law enforcement would rather have the information available even if details of the "Jane Doe" rape kit need to be worked out.
The North Dakota Forensic Medical Examination Multidisciplinary Working Group recently got together attempting to find ways to make it easier for women to report violence.
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