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Evidence Property Management

Hours: 8
Tuition: $175

This 8-hour property management course is an intensive curriculum designed to familiarize the new and experienced property officers with the technicalities and responsibilities involved in the daily function of a property unit. Students will learn to plan for processing, safe handling and security of property taken into custody. The student will learn to meet the legal and administrative requirements along with protecting the property owners’ rights. Maintaining the chain of custody, proper packaging, storage of evidence and the availability of the evidence to officers and the court contribute to the investigative effort.

Topics Included:

  • Development of written policy and procedures
  • Security and alarm of the property storage area
  • Packaging, handling and storage of evidence and recovered property
  • Discussion of various court cases relating to the collection and storage
    of evidence
  • Audits of the property room
  • Auctions of abandoned property
  • Disposal of evidence at the conclusion of court cases
  • Use of computer management and bar coding systems

**Cancellations for this class must be received by SLEA 35 days prior to the start of the program in order to avoid being billed!**

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Jim Kempinski
Program Manager

Voice: (630) 942-2939

Trisha Augustyn
Administrative Assistant

Voice: (630) 942-2295

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Voice: (630) 942-2677
Fax: (630) 942-3766


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