Management of Evidence & Recovered Property
Length: 16 Hours
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Location: Fox Valley Technical College, Appleton Campus
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Training Topics Offered:
- Legal Aspects of Wisconsin evidence management
- Proper inventory and packaging of evidence and recovered property
- 5 Steps to Efficient Property Disposal
- Evidence and property storage methods and alternatives
- New DNA Evidence Information
- Maintaining the Chain of Custody
- Evidence Intake / Disposal Analysis
- Property control policies and procedures
- Property room design and improved space utilization
- Property control and audits
Upon completion of the training, each participant will understand and apply:
Training Intended For:
- Apply Wisconsin state statutes and legal issues to daily decisions related to the custody of evidence and recovered property.
- Apply safe and efficient handling and storage of property and protect property owner’s rights.
- Improve the security, control and disposition of evidence and recovered property.
- Apply a five step plan for the efficient disposal of unnecessary evidence and property.
- Develop the necessary procedures relating to the custody, control and disposition of property.
- Identify alternative methods of securing, tagging and storing evidence and recovered property.
- Identify safe and efficient methods for storage of biohazard materials, perishables and flammables, bulk property and evidentiary computers.
- Identify improved procedures for property inventory forms, logs, filing systems and the processing and retention of records related to evidence and property.
- Explain the need for the chain of custody, notification and disposition procedures, property purge schedules and periodic audits of the property control function.
All sworn and civilian personnel; administrative, command, supervisory and line, having responsibility for the security, control or disposition of evidence and recovered property. Also, those planning for new or revised property and evidence management systems.
Training is based upon the instructor's text book; Evidence and Recovered Property: The Police Property Control Function, 2nd edition