WiSAKI News

Attorney General Josh Kaul announced today new data detailing Wisconsin’s progress in ending the backlog of sexual assault kits, including information on survivor notification

Attorney General Josh Kaul today announced the Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) has charged Terence D. Blackmon of Plover, Wis. with Second Degree Sexual Assault for an incident that occurred in May 2012 in Stevens Point, Wis.

Attorney General Josh Kaul and bipartisan bill authors today proposed legislation designed to prevent a future backlog of untested sexual assault kits.

Attorney General Josh Kaul announced today new data is available detailing Wisconsin’s progress in ending the backlog of sexual assault kits.

The attorney general announced the Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) has completed reviewing thousands of test results from previously unsubmitted sexual assault kits.

The attorney general announced today that a major milestone has been reached as testing has been completed on all sexual assault kits initially inventoried and designated for testing in Wisconsin’s Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (WiSAKI).

Today, the attorney general announced the Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) filed criminal charges against Jason A. Smith as the result of the Wisconsin Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (WiSAKI) and an investigation by Beloit Police Department and the DOJ Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI).

The attorney general announced today that Wisconsin’s Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (WiSAKI), a statewide effort to address the decades-long accumulation of previously unsubmitted sexual assault kits (SAKs) that were in the possession of local law enforcement agencies and hospitals, has completed inventorying all of these kits, collected those designated for testing, and submitted them to contracted laboratories for testing. Testing will be complete by the end of 2018.

As the result of the Wisconsin Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (WiSAKI). WiSAKI is a statewide effort to address the decades-old accumulation of previously unsubmitted sexual assault kits that were in the possession of local law enforcement agencies and hospitals. DOJ filed a criminal complaint in Winnebago County, charging Aaron J. Heiden with two felony counts in the sexual assault of a woman in 2008.

The attorney general announced today that  Wisconsin’s Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (WiSAKI), a statewide effort to address the decades-old accumulation of previously unsubmitted sexual assault kits that were in the possession of local law enforcement agencies and hospitals, will complete testing by the end of 2018 and two additional labs have been contracted to test these kits.

MADISON, Wis. – Attorney General Brad Schimel has made supporting victims of sexual assault one of his top priorities.

MADISON, Wis. -  the Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) has launched a website dedicated to keeping the public updated on Wisconsin’s Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (WiSAKI).

Today, the attorney general announced, as part of the Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI), that the Wisconsin Department of Justice will award $920,000 for sexual assault victim support services.

The attorney general is proud to announce the Wisconsin Department of Justice was awarded $4 million in grant funding today to eliminate untested sexual assault forensic evidence kits.