Anne Kanitra
Project Coordinator

Anne has over 30 years in Law Enforcement. Anne retired from the Dearborn Police Department serving 11 of those years as a major crime Detective/Sergeant. Rtd/Detective Kanitra continued her work for the next 5 years as the Lead Detective for the “Wayne County Sexual Assault Kit Task Force” in Detroit, Michigan. She is instrumental in developing the sexual assault and victim notification protocols, procedures, and trained the multidisciplinary teams.

She is currently an instructor for the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards, Prosecutor Association of Michigan, and the Wayne County Regional Police Academy, specializing in investigating sexual assault, domestic violence, and strangulation. She has been a guest lecturer for National District Attorneys Association and the Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs.

Rtd/Detective Kanitra is a graduate of Michigan State University, holding two majors in Criminal Justice and Psychology.