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Current information about all our IAPE training classes and more.



Evidence Resources

A Complete listing of evidence manuals, guides and more.



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Article Submission Criteria

The Evidence Log provides an excellent outlet for your written communication. It is a magazine for the law enforcement community and we welcome your contributions. Any feedback concerning the magazine is also appreciated.

Articles: three to five pages, typed, double spaced.

Case Reports: mini articles on the handling of special situations, unique approaches to challenging problems, etc. Submit one to three pages, typed, double spaced.

Submitted items may include photos or graphics that add to the article. The preferred format is MSWord, as an email attachment with images in .jpg or .gif format. When submitting an article, please include a brief personal biographical history.

Information on any property topic will be accepted with priority given to topics of general interest, such as:

  • Changes in Bio-Hazardous Disposal
  • DNA and the Property Function
  • Environmental Issues
  • Forensic Labs; Evidence Intake
  • Keys to success in Property and Evidence
  • Layout
  • Legal changes in your state; What Now? What Next?
  • Purging & Disposition
  • Relocating the Property/Evidence Room
  • Security
  • Technology

IAPE Classes

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Live Evidence Courses

This two-day course provides a unique training opportunity for those responsible for, or actively involved in, the operation, supervision or management of a Property and Evidence Unit..
Full Certification Available

Course Length

2 days

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Online Evidence Courses

The IAPE Property and Evidence Management video course was prepared by Law Enforcement Personnel to be completed at your leiseure with in 30 days. Completion of the course meets requirements for becoming a Certified Property & Evidence Specialist (CPES).
Full Certification Available

Course Length

Up to 14 hours

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Audits & Inventories:

Useful to Property Room personnel as well as Auditors regarding the preparation for and procedure of conducting an audit of the Property Room. Additionally, learn how inventories differ from audits.
Certification Not Available

Course Length

109 Minutes

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Evidence Security

The best ways to secure your Property Room as well as common mistakes that you should avoid. Discover the types of products and . procedures which will enhance the security of your facility.
Certification Not Available

Course Length

90 Minutes

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Documentation, Chain of Custody and Automation

Provides an understanding of the Chain of Custody within the property room, along with an overview of the various internal controls needed to properly track and manage you evidence.
Certification Not Available

Course Length

85 Minutes

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What Our Clients Say about IAPE Training

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"Our goal is to provide the very best property and evidence training in the world for anyone working in this function, including the newest property officer to the chief or sheriff."


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Joseph T. Latta

Exec. Dir., Lead Instructor, CPES


New Supervisor (ONLY) Evidence Course

NewIAPE is proud to announce its first one day Evidence for Manager class for both managers and supervisors.

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Audit/Consulting Services

Evidence Control Systems Inc. Evidence Management & Consulting Services. Phone: 818-846-2963

Forensic Science Network, LLC FSN acts as a gatekeeper for clients and toxicology laboratory testing, ensuring that thorough analysis and review of each report is performed. Phone: 803-233-4724 (fax)

Software & Barcoding

FileOnQ Inc.Complete Evidence Solutions - Crime Scene to Court Room Phone: 800-603-6802

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Tracker Products Browser Based Evidence Solution Phone: 800-603-6802

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Progressive Microtechnology, Inc. (PMI) A powerful evidence management tool that was developed by Cops Phone: 800-325-7636

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Ace Software Active Control of Evidence Phone: 540-721-1000

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ERIN Technology Digital and Physical Tracking for Law Enforcement Phone: 1-800-558-3746

Cummins Allison Count & store currency, check and coin data. Phone: 800-786-5528

Porter Lee Corporation "The Beast" Browser Based Evidence Solution Phone: 847-985-2060

QueTel - Evidence Traq Make bar codes work in your property room. Phone: 800-354-6777

Packaging and Supplies

Colvin Packaging Products CP Products is a manufacturer of quality evidence storage boxes. Phone: 714-630-3850

Lynn Peavey Company Incinerator for safe efficient disposal of drugs Phone: 800-255-6499


Property Room.com Surplus property disposal online. Phone: 800-799-2440 ext.1009

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Elastic Drug Terminator Innovative solutions to crime scene investigations. Phone: 618-382-2525

Gunbusters LLC A permanent solution for destruction of confiscated guns Phone: 636-489-2060

LSG Destruction A Certified onsite gun destruction program. Phone: 310-699-9150


Air Science Ductless Fume Hoods, Forensic Products, Chemical Storage Cabinets, Custom Enclosures Phone: 800-306-0656

Biological Control Inc. MICROCON® Mobile Health Care Air Purification Systems Phone: 800-224-9768

Mystaire Ductless fume hoods and forensic products Phone: 877-328-3912


Peter Mangone, Inc. Property & Evidence Tags. One-piece self-locking, tamper-evident, evidence tags Phone: 800-338-2448


Cycle Storage SolutionsSpecializes in bicycle storage racks that maximize space while protecting the bikes. Phone: 800-434-6442

Peter Mangone, Inc. Property & Evidence Tags. One-piece self-locking, tamper-evident, evidence tags Phone: 800-338-2448

Quadra-Seals® Tamper-evident security seals are ideal for property boxes, bags, and pouches. Phone: 800-338-2448

SafestoreThe nation’s most trusted provider of secure property and evidence storage. Phone: 866-890-SAFE (890-7233)

Spacesaver High density mobile storage systems. Phone: 800-255-8170

Tiffin Metal Products Sentinel Security lockers manufacturerPhone: 800-537-0983

WireCrafters The nation's leading producers of woven wire partitions. Phone: 800-626-1816