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The Ultimate Evidence Book and Forms

The Property and Evidence By The Book 2nd Edition is the most comprehensive book ever written about the management of the property and evidence function. This edition is over 400 pages of valuable information on how to operate and manage your evidence room. The revised addition is 30% more in total content than the previous edition.

Property and Evidence By The Book 2nd Edition is written around the IAPE Certification Standards along with definitions, explanations, concepts, forms, photos, case studies and policy elements

 

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The book was authored by Joseph Latta, the Executive Director of IAPE and President of Evidence Control Systems and Chief Gordon Bowers (ret). With over 75 years of total law enforcement experience, the authors have addressed questions about every critical component of the property and evidence function related to law enforcement. Special attention has been directed to the importance of the handling and storage of critical DNA evidence and its relationship to wrongful convictions. “The Book” has been written for the newest property officer as well as supervisors, managers, police administrators, court exhibits clerks and prosecutors.

There is no other publication on the market like this that addresses:

• DNA Storage Issues • Liabilities /Case Studies • Organizational Placement • Management and Staffing • Policies and Procedures • Temporary Storage Methods • Long Term Storage Methods • Layout and Design Scenarios • Construction Considerations • Security Considerations • Documentation • Packaging Standards • Currency Handling • Firearms Handling • Audio Video Tapes • Disposition & Purging • Disposal Procedures • Found Property • Property for Safekeeping • Auction Procedures • Diversion of Evidence • Audits • Inventories • Automation / Bar Coding • Safety Procedures • DNA Storage Issues • Accreditation Standards • Bio-Hazards / Disposals Processes 


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The IAPE Evidence Log (members only)

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What is the Evidence Log?

The Evidence Log is a quarterly publication, free, exclusively to members of IAPE. This unique resource was established to further the education, training and professional growth of property and evidence personnel.

Articles are written by practitioners in law enforcement or related fields, and the editors of this publication strive to provide the most current information, resources and news on evidence and property room management practices.

IAPE invites contributions and articles from any property and evidence room professional. Click here to find more information to submit an article for consideration for an upcoming issue.

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The IAPE Property and Evidence Room Accreditation Program© is a review of a law enforcement agency’s property and evidence systems by recognized experts in the field of property room management. 

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Along with the IAPE's extensive evidence training courses, the IAPE offers our members the opportunity to become Certified Property and Evidence Specialists.

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