News from November 2015

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2 Investigators: State Police Lab May Need Two Years To Catch Up On Rape Kits

CBS Chicago October 30, 2015 The Illinois State Police Crime Lab has a huge backlog of untested rape kits that could take two years to reduce, the 2 Investigators have learned…Click Here for the full story including an interview with Northwest CASA Counselor & CARE Center Counseling Services Manager, Shelley Pier.

Men walk mile in heels to raise awareness for sex violence against women

WGN Chicago October 4, 2015 EVANSTON, Ill. — Through the cheers and high fives in Evanston, Ill., it was the men in heels on the ground getting the attention. It is the cause that brought these men here today: a lighthearted event shedding light on a dark subject, raising money for the Northwest Center against [...]

Evanston P.D. Personnel to Participate in Upcoming “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes”

September 29, 2015 On October 4th, 2015 Chief Eddington along with members of the Evanston Police Department, will be taking part in Walk a Mile in Her Shoes ® walk event hosted by Northwest Center Against Sexual Assault.  Chief Eddington will be on hand to talk about the importance of awareness for such a cause.  [...]