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Evidence Storage in a Sheriff’s Department

Securing the chain of custody and attaining accreditation

When Lake County (Illinois) gave its Sheriff’s Department a large area in a new building for evidence storage, the evidence manager called on the local Spacesaver consultant to help analyze the department’s storage needs and explain their options. Together they came up with a plan to secure the chain of custody throughout the facility.

In part because of new evidence storage equipment and processes, the department earned accreditation from the Illinois Law Enforcement Accreditation Program soon after move-in. Evidence Sheriff

Updated: June 6, 2018 — 1:27 pm
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