Under general direction of the Police Sergeant, this position is responsible for the receipt, documentation, logging, processing, and storage of all incoming property and evidence. This position is responsible for preserving all property and evidence as it is received, maintaining it in a secure environment for the lawful release or disposing of it. This position is responsible for maintaining a chain of custody of the entire process that is accurate and complete, satisfying any court's requirement.
What you will be doing:
• Ensuring that incoming property and evidence is packaged in accordance with agency guidelines; inventories property and evidence based on policies and procedures demands of the agency.
• Preserving all incoming property and evidence from contamination, theft, or loss; maintaining and updating documentation with tracking information commonly known as the "chain of custody".
• Entering necessary data into the property unit tracking system (automated or manual system as provided and directed); operating property management software and information systems, as directed.
• Ensuring all releases and dispositions of property and evidence are legal and accurately documented.
• Arranging and documenting interim releases and return of evidence for court, crime lab analysis, or investigative use; preparing and forwarding property-related forms to requesting units and agencies.
• Serving as the liaison for property and evidence matters between the agency and other local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies.
• Providing maintenance of the storage facility, and ensuring all efforts are taken to make the property unit as safe as possible for employees as well as property/evidence.
• Storing property/evidence in the designated storage area(s); limiting access to the Property Room to authorized individual(s) only and maintains access logs; ensuring there is adequate security for the Property Room.
What you need:
• Completion of high school curriculum or equivalent.
• Two (2) years of experience in property and evidence maintenance, record keeping, administrative, police support or related field.
• Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be substituted for the above.
• Has not been convicted of a Class “B” misdemeanor within the last ten years or any offense greater than a Class “B”- must be able to testify in Municipal, County, State and Federal Court
• Pass a background investigation and Security Threat Assessment which includes criminal and driving records checks; a truth verification examination and/or polygraph; a medical physical examination and drug test; Possession of a valid Class C driver’s license.
• Complete specialized training and certification within a year of hire date for Texas Association of Property and Evidence Technicians Basic or Advanced Certification and/or Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) Basic Property Technician Certificate
What we desire:
• Experience in Evidence Management.
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