The lake area is playing a major role in the efforts of law enforcement to properly submit untested sexual assault kits through the state’s SAFE Kits initiative.

Captain Chris Twitchel with the Camden County Sheriff’s office says the department has been working with the attorney general to establish protocol for the program…

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Twitchel says he credits numerous individuals who helped the program become a base model in the process of collecting such evidence…

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He says a drive-through collection process is scheduled for next Monday and they expect at least 80 untested sexual assault kits to be collected.

The SAFE Kits Initiative is funded by a grant administered by the Bureau of Justice Assistance.