*This course is offered in-person or remote.
This half day seminar is designed for new and existing property officers and clerks who are responsible for overseeing their department’s property and evidence function. The purpose of this class is to provide standardized training as per NJAG Guidelines to all law enforcement individuals who have responsibility for the property and evidence function in their agency.
Topics to be covered during this program include:
- audits and inventories
- facility design and requirements
- storage issues
- packaging and labeling
- paper vs. computerized evidence systems and bar codes
- chain of custody
- evidence destruction, disposal, purging
- policies and procedures
- issues related to money, weapons, controlled substances, biohazards and found property