Broward - South

94 untested rape kits found at Hollywood Police Department


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For years, 94 untested rape kits were left sitting in an evidence room refrigerator at the Hollywood Police Department. The kits, some dating back to 2005, are now in the spotlight as the department’s top brass reviews what went wrong and why.

The kits were discovered shortly after Frank Fernandez, who took over as chief in August, ordered an audit of the entire department, including the property and evidence room where the rape kits were found.

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