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Property-Evidence Room Management Course


Property / Evidence Room Management Course

May 14 - 15, 2014

The New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS), Office of Public Safety previously scheduled two sessions of the Property/Evidence Room Management Course in Ulster and Onondaga Counties.  Due to an overwhelming response, DCJS has scheduled three additional sessions to accommodate all personnel that could not be seated in the first two sessions.  These sessions will be held in the following locations and dates:

  • Schenectady County March 18 - 19, 2014
  • Suffolk County April 24 - 25, 2014
  • Erie County May 14 - 15, 2014

Over the past several years, property and evidence room management has increasingly attracted attention.  The safe and secure storage of property and evidence should be among the major priorities for any law enforcement agency.

This course is intended to provide instruction and awareness of the most essential topics for an effective and efficient system for the management and storage of property and evidence by law enforcement agencies.  It is designed to enhance the knowledge of managers, law enforcement officers, as well as civilians employed by law enforcement agencies.  The training provides information on several topical areas of property and evidence room management including:

  • Staffing and ethics
  • Access and security
  • Evidence custody
  • Storage of property and evidence
  • Policies and procedures
  • Inspections, audits and inventories
  • Purging and disposition of property and evidence

There is no course fee to attend any of the above listed training dates.  Due to the hands-on nature of the training, seats are limited. Therefore, you must receive confirmation on attendance.  Please complete the course application and indicate which training date you choose to attend.  Please have it sent no later than two weeks prior to the start of the course.  For your convenience, it may be submitted via email by utilizing the "Submit by Email" radio button on the course application form.  The application may be downloaded HERE.  Or you may print and fax the application form to 581-457-0145.

Directions to the training site and additional course information will be included in yor confirmation notice.  If you have any questions regarding these trainings, please contact Senior Training Technician, Tim Adamczak at tim.adamczak@dcjs.ny.gov or by telephone at 518-457-1245.