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SAFE Kit

Date of Publication:

5/7/2019

Definition:

The collection tools, usually packaged in the form of a boxed kit that includes collection containers, bags, measuring devices and other equipment along with the instructions used to gather medical forensic evidence during the sexual assault medical forensic examination. It also refers to the evidence, usually returned to the box and sealed, once collected. When used, it is a forensic product which is created through the process of evidence collection.

Source of Definition:

DODI 6310.09 Health Care Management for Patients Associated With a Sexual Assault

DHA Address: 7700 Arlington Boulevard | Suite 5101 | Falls Church, VA | 22042-5101

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