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Police Evidence and Property Technician
(Starting Salary: $33,700)


Performs intermediate skilled clerical and technical work controlling, processing and ensuring security of evidence and recovered or found property; does related work as required. Work is performed under the regular supervision of a Police Sergeant.

-Receives, processes and stores evidence; maintains evidence in a secure manner and is responsible for the overall security of the evidence room and its contents.
-Prepares and transmits items of evidence that require certified laboratory analysis to CMPD, the State Bureau of Investigation and/or the Federal Bureau of Investigation Crime Laboratories; Collects evidence as it comes back from the lab; ensures appropriate authorities have proper paperwork from the lab;
-Tracks evidence when it is checked in and out of area; ensures the chain of custody is never broken or compromised; Keeps abreast of status of investigations pertaining to evidence; Signs evidence in and out for officers/investigators for court purposes;
-Testifies as an evidence custodian expert in any type of court of law proceedings;
-Reviews Evidence Forms to determine current evidentiary value; Prepares and disseminates periodic disposition sheet for evidence tracking purposes;
-Coordinates evidence viewings with DA, defense attorneys and investigators;
-Keeps informed of all regulations pertaining to evidence; Conducts briefings to new department personnel regarding evidence procedures;
-Purges evidence and recovered property in accordance with applicable laws by destroying, returning items to owner or submitting for auction; Uses AOC Computer to determine disposition of court cases; -----Coordinates with agencies and individuals reference disposal of property and evidence no longer needed; -Conducts file checks to initiate final disposition actions; Interprets and applies state laws and regulations regarding the use and disposition of evidence; prepares letters for return of property to owners; checks proof of identification and/or ownership of property and releases as appropriate; performs background check for weapon release (DCI); Releases seized and/or impounded vehicles; maintains appropriate records and mails seized driver’s licenses to Department of Motor Vehicles; Ships recovered stolen property to owners and other agencies;
-Plans and coordinates the auction sale for unclaimed property.
-Files cases upon completion;
-Responsible for and maintains the inventory of all agency owned/maintained property.
-Works on special assignments and projects as needed;
-Demonstrates regular and predictable attendance.
-Performs other duties as apparent or assigned.

TO APPLY: Please send a resume and cover letter explaining the candidate's qualifications to Hpdrecruiter@huntersville.org.

A drug screen and background check are required for the successful applicant prior to hire.

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