It is the primary job of any police department to enforce the law. This is a deceptively simple definition of what the police do. Hidden within that meaning is a balance of protecting the victim, honoring constitutional rights, and conducting a complex and detailed investigation that employs multiple disciplines to gather and record the evidence of the crime with the ultimate goal of making an arrest. It is part science and part the best practice of detective work.
Read these three scenarios which illustrate the criteria the Phoenix Police Department uses when deciding which sex crimes evidence kits to run through the testing process and which ones not to. We think you will see a clear, common sense, policy.
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