A look at some of the cities, states receiving $79M in federal, NYC grants for rape kit tests

Associated Press

Officials announced Thursday that an estimated 70,000 unexamined rape kits sitting in laboratories and evidence collection rooms across the country will be tested with a combined $79 million in federal and New York City funds. The grants, secured with $41 million in federal funds and $38 million from the Manhattan district attorney's office, will go to 43 jurisdictions in 27 states.

Below are some of the recipients:

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ARKANSAS

The state's crime lab will receive $97,121 to test 1,513 kits.

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CALIFORNIA

The Alameda County district attorney's office will receive $835,830 to test 1,075 kits.

The Contra Costa county district attorney's office will receive $1,841,535 to test 2,400 kits.

The Riverside police department will receive $433,800 to test 650 kits.

The state's bureau of forensic services' DNA laboratory will get $1,606,239 to test 2,000 kits.

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MICHIGAN

The state police will get $2 million to test 3,630 kits.

The city of Flint police department will get $163,590 to test 246 kits.

The Wayne County prosecuting attorney's office will get $1,999,109.

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NORTH DAKOTA

The state attorney general's crime lab division will receive $341,667 to test 500 kits.

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PENNSYLVANIA

The Allegheny County medical examiner's office will get $254,437 to test 400 kits.

The Philadelphia police department will get $419,788 to test 600 kits.

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WEST VIRGINIA

The state's police forensic laboratory will get $1,763,281 to test 2,400 kits.

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Online:

Federal fund recipients: www.bja.gov/SAKI

Recipients funded via the Manhattan district attorney's office: http://bit.ly/1Q4wYr5