Resources for Practitioners
The National Sexual Assault Kit Initiative Training and Technical Assistance (SAKI TTA) team provides a range of training and technical assistance to SAKI sites regarding investigating and prosecuting cases, inventorying and tracking sexual assault kits (SAKs), and engaging victim advocates. As a resource for all new SAKI Sites, the SAKI TTA team developed a Welcome Packet to provide an overview of SAKI TTA and other program materials. Please click the links below to download helpful resources for your program.
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12 Key Questions to Guide Victim Notification Protocols
Recommendations, steps, and tips to guide the victim notification process based on research conducted by Drs. Rebecca Campbell, Giannina Fehler-Cabral, and Sheena Horsford.
Cold Case Sexual Assault Investigations: Key Considerations & Recommendations
This guidance document to provide considerations and recommendations for cold case sexual assault investigations, including cases reopened based on the availability of DNA evidence from previously unsubmitted SAKs. It also discusses effective investigative practices in sexual assault are one of the principal objectives of SAKI.
Getting Started in SAKI: Virtual Learning at Your Fingertips
A thorough and diverse selection of archived and upcoming webinars and other relevant delieverables on several SAKI-related topics.
Implementing an Evidence Tracking System: Key Considerations for Managing Critical Information
An overview of evidence tracking and key considerations for those interested in implementing or improving systems to track sexual assault evidence.
Key Considerations When Developing and Implementing a Testing Plan
A checklist that offers recommendations, tips, and considerations for developing a SAK testing plan. This document is based on research conducted as part of the Detroit SAK Action Research Project.
Making the Most of Your SAKI Award
This checklist provides an overview of a few quick and easy tasks to get started on your SAKI award, to include locating programmatic information from BJA, getting started with TTA resources, and communicating with your team members.
Media Considerations for SAKI Grantees
SAKI TTA team recommendations and approaches to establish or strengthen a media strategy regarding unsubmitted SAKs and to effectively inform the community.
National Sexual Assault Kit Initiative Infographic
This infographic provides information on how the National Sexual Assault Kit Initiative is leading the way in sexual assault response reform.
Overview of Performance Metric Tracking (PMT) Requirements
An explanation of the requirements of PMT reporting. PMT reports provide quarterly updates to BJA and the SAKI TTA team.
Prioritizing Cold Case CODIS Hit Follow-up: Strategies for Sexual Assault Investigators
Addressing numerous CODIS hits can be very taxing. In an effort to make the process more efficient and streamlined, follow this guide to ensure cold cases are prioritized and solved in a timely manner.
SAKI Site Inventory Guidance
A thorough explanation of the requirements of the BJA inventory completion and certification for SAKI grantees. A dedicated SAKI site liaison is available to answer any questions to provide further clarification during the SAKI inventory process.
SAKI Site SAK Inventory Certification Form
This updated form ensures a comprehensive inventory of previously unsubmitted SAKs in SAKI jurisdictions. This fillable-PDF can be submitted to your SAKI site liaison for review prior to obtaining BJA approval.
SAKI TTA Factsheet
A full description of the SAKI TTA program highlighting Focus Areas, Partners, and Frequently Asked Questions.
Unsubmitted SAKs: Navigating the Process from Inventory to Adjudication
This infographic briefly pinpoints milestones that grantees should expect to reach during time on the SAKI project. Whether your jurisdiction is beginning to establish a multidisciplinary team or currently submitting and testing inventoried sexual assault kits, this resource will help navigate the process from inventory to adjudication.
Use of SAKI Logo and Publication Approvals
This document provides information on the use of the SAKI logo, as well as steps for the publication review and submission process required by the special conditions of each SAKI grant.