Crime Scene Processing

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It is the purpose of this policy to provide officers and other crime scene personnel with guidelines to document, collect, package, and preserve evidence.

Documentation, collection, and preservation of evidence are crucial steps in criminal investigation and often provide the basis for effective identification, documentation, prosecution, and conviction of perpetrators. Crime scene personnel shall take all care reasonably possible to ensure the integrity of evidence collected at crime scenes by adherence to this policy and associated departmental training.

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