NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is among several agencies that will be receiving a grant to test sex assault kits.
In total, the TBI will receive $976,420 which will help supply 1,400 kits.
The Memphis police will receive more than $1 million from the grant to continue to address backlog.
Nineteen other states, including Arkansas, California, Ohio and Texas, among others, will benefit from the grants.
Additional information was not released.