Sexual Assault Examiners In Short Supply
When someone is raped, a sexual assault forensic examiner can be an invaluable help.
The examiner, a trained medical professional, can provide care for the victim and help gathering evidence to make a case in court.
But a recent federal report shows that such examiners are few and far between in many states, particularly in rural areas. The GAO--Government Accountability Office--compiled the report. GAO's Katherine Iritani joins us for a discussion on the findings and their implications.