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1

When can evidence be destroyed without a court order ?

if it's over 10 lbs of a controlled substance and a sample is collected. per H&S

2

Who does all restoration of serial numbers of weapons?

shall be done by academy weapons unit

3

Within how long shall evidence be entered into AIS after it was received?

w/ two business days

4

What type of evidence shall be heat sealed in polyester bags?

all controlled substances

PCP shall be double bagged

5

Over what amount of pills are to be weighed instead of counted?

over 300

6

What shall not be booked stored in the regular evidence locker (pass through)? 2 items
What shall be done with them?

drugs w/ a street value over $10,000
money in excess of $1000
They shall be put in evidence room, safe, or allied agency evidence room

7

What shall happen when a peace officer takes a firearm from somebody?

They shall be issued a receipt

8

Can an officer remove the contents from a syringe?
Can they recap needles that are bent, broke, removed?

No shall not
no

9

What special considerations shall be conducted while dealing with money and evidence?

1 shall be counted by two employees, one of whom should be a supervisor (both shall initial next to amount)
2 money should be documented on chp 308 asset forfeiture tall
3- over $1000 can't be put in temporary locker

10

What is required of serialized property or evidence before being stored?

It shall be checked through APS/AFS and if positive attached to 36 form

11

What 6 purposes does a 36 serve?

Record
Receipt
notice (right to property)
Declaration (claiming stolen property)
Affidavit ( for someone who found property)
Report

12

How should a nik kit be disposed of?

shall utilize the acid neutralizer in a well ventilated area, then you can throw in trash

13

What shall happen with guns taken into custody?

all firearms and cew shall be entered into AFS
All firearms shall be entered it etrace
firearms w/ criminal acts shall be entered into nibin/ibis

14

How often should officers purge evidence?

weekly basis

15

how long shall blood and urine samples be retained for?

1 year, even if adjudicated earlier

16

How long shall firearms be held if found?

180 days

17

How long shall property taken from a person, other than firearms shall be held for how long?

60 days prior to disposal

18

What is the process for found property?

If less than $250 and after 90 days nobody claimed it, it may be given to finder
if more than $250 and after 90 days nobody claims it, the evidence officer will place notice in local paper for one day. it still unclaimed after 7 days it shall be given to finder after the pay for advertising cost.

19

Is a court order needed to release marijuana?

if its booked as property, no
if its booked as evidence, yes

20

How often shall the evidence supervisor conduct Inspections? How much shall be done?

quarterly
10%from each category (drugs, guns, money, other)
is there are discrepancies, and additional 10% shall be done. if there are more discrepancies, the entire property room shall be inspected.

21

How shall a supervisor document a evidence inspection? how long is it retained?

memo to area
2 years from day of inspection

22


How often shall an inventory be done?

at least once a year, upon change of command , property officer, anytime there is doubt of the integrity of the system.

23

How many evidence keys are there, and who has them?

just the primary property evidence officer (s), and one sealed envelope with a key for the commander for emergency

24

When shall the security log be filled out for the evidence room?

anytime any goes inside other than the primary property officer

25

What else is done when there is a change in the primary evidence officer other than a 100% inventory?

the locks shall be changed

26

How long can evidence stay in the temporary lockers?

shall be more than 1 day, excluding weekends or holidays

27

How often shall the evidence supervisor inspect the mvars dvds?

quarterly must do 10% inspection, if problem do another 10 %, if there is more problems they must do 100%
documented on memo, retained for 2 years.