Austin contracts Dallas forensic lab to address rape kit backlog

purple-swabThe backlog of rape kits at Austin Police Department will soon be addressed with the help of a Dallas County forensic lab.
Austin City Council voted unanimously today to approve a six-year interlocal agreement with Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences, a department within Dallas County. The contract total will not exceed $3.6 million, according to city documents.

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