rape kit State Police Receive Over $2 Million In Federal Grants By Cheyna Roth • Oct 14, 2016 State of Michigan / michigan.gov The Michigan State Police is getting money for a few initiatives – including help with rape kit testing. Listen Listening... / 0:41 The Michigan Public Radio Network's Cheyna Roth reports on federal grants given to the Michigan State Police. Backlog Of Rape Kits In Michigan Nearing Completion By Rick Pluta • Sep 3, 2015 flickr.com Officials say a backlog of 11,000 untested rape kits is almost cleared. In some instances, the cases go back more than three decades. However, some victims will have to wait years for justice. Listen Listening... / 0:32 The Michigan Public Radio Network's Rick Pluta reports on rape kit backlogs.