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Sexual Assault Advocates Demand Answers for Rape Kit Negligence
Group pens letter to mayor, police chief, city manager
"...prompted Travis County’s Sexual Assault Response and Resource Team (SARRT) to draft a letter to Mayor Steve Adler, Interim..."

March 1, 2017 News Post by Sarah Marloff

Is Travis County Doing Enough for Rape Survivors?
SARRT study says not so
"...related programs, and to explore cross-training between agencies. The SARRT urges criminal justice agencies to invest in translation services..."

April 20, 2018 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Painful Splits Along the Way to Stopping Sexual Assault in and Around Austin
Different approaches to accountability lead to rifts throughout the county
"...the Austin/Travis County Sexual Assault Response and Resource Team (SARRT) has, since 1992, been the hub of coordination among..."

March 15, 2019 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Crime Lab: Evidence of Improvement?
Audits on active forensic labs expected to begin before July's end
"...the Austin-Travis County Sexual Assault Response and Resource Team (SARRT) told the Chronicle that she visited with Eveleth on..."

July 21, 2017 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Audits Ahead for APD Crime Labs
Forensics lab to onboard new director, plus SARRT letter
"...the Austin-Travis County Sexual Assault Response and Resource Team (SARRT) told Chronicle that she visited with Eveleth on Friday..."

July 17, 2017 News Post by Sarah Marloff

Who’s Testing APD’s Backlog of Evidence?
“Everything is on hold”
"...to the city's Sexual Assault Response and Resource Team (SARRT), the department's evidence backlog continues to grow as lab..."

Feb. 24, 2017 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Prosecuting Sexual Assault
DOJ grant provides $650,000 to jump-start new sexual assault prosecution unit
"...advocates, and Austin's Sexual Assault Response and Resource Team (SARRT). Nelson's team, along with SARRT and the Austin/Travis County..."

Oct. 14, 2016 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Oops!
"...reported that former Sexual Assault Response and Resource Team (SARRT) co-chairs Emily LeBlanc and Dana Nelson had stepped down..."

March 22, 2019 Column

Rape Kit Backlog Cleared: Now What?
Advocates still uncertain of what’s being done with the results
"...APD Forensics Director Dana Kadavy continues to participate in SARRT's meetings...."

Nov. 16, 2018 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Rape Kit Backlog Reaches Zero
Kits have been sent out for testing, but the wait continues
"...and APD for their hard work and said the SARRT is “grateful” to the advocates who’ve “worked tirelessly to..."

April 9, 2018 News Post by Sarah Marloff

A Safe Place?
Parties, alcohol, and attitudes are contributing to a high number of sexual assaults in Austin
"...The Travis County Sexual Assault Response and Resource Team (SARRT) formed, with the primary goal of bettering local response..."

Sept. 25, 2015 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Demand for Rape Kits High
SafePlace is receiving two to three requests per day
"...times for exams at local emergency rooms. "Members of SARRT [Travis County Sexual Assault Response and Resource Team] became..."

July 24, 2015 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

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