This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.
This class has been accredited by the Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training for 1.00 hours of mandatory continuing education credit. Regarding any law enforcement concepts, practices, methods, techniques, products, or devices as might be taught, promoted, or otherwise espoused in outside schools or seminars, there is no intent, expressed or implied, that ‘accreditation’ indicates or in any way conveys ‘CLEET approval’ of such concepts, practices, methods, techniques, products, or devices, unless such approval is explicitly stated by CLEET.
Relias Learning is a continuing education sponsor as approved by the Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training. This course Evidence Collection, Control, and Storage 1.0, 10397-0171 has been approved by the POST Board for continuing education credit. Peace officers who successfully complete this course will receive 1.00 hours of continuing education.
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Evidence Collection, Control and Storage Course Instructions Section 1: Introduction A. OSS - Law Enforcement Advisors® B. About This Course C. About This Course D. Learning Objectives Section 2: Legal Considerations A. Search Warrants B. Search Warrants – Exceptions C. Search Warrants - Exceptions D. Continuity of Evidence E. Custody and Disposition F. Custody and Disposition G. Custody and Disposition H. Records Maintenance I. An Interesting Fact J. Legal Considerations Section 3: Intake of Evidence A. Officer Duties - Arrival at a Crime Scene B. Preservation and Protection of the Crime Scene C. Preservation and Protection of the Crime Scene D. The Crime Scene Log E. Intake of Evidence F. The Evidence Room G. Chain of Custody H. Evidence Tags I. An Interesting Fact J. Evidence Tags and Systems K. Evidence Tags and Systems L. Evidence Tags and Systems M. Evidence Tags and Systems N. Evidence Tags and Systems O. A Guiding Light for Evidence Collection P. An Interesting Fact Q. Intake of Evidence Section 4: Evidence Packaging and Storage A. Evidence Packaging and Storage B. Evidence Bags C. Limitations on Paper D. Overcoming Paper E. Bulk Evidence Storage F. High-Value Evidence G. Evidence Putrefaction H. Evidence Putrefaction I. Bar Codes J. An Interesting Fact K. Evidence Packaging and Storing Section 5: Biohazardous Materials A. Biohazardous Materials B. Biohazardous Materials C. Hypodermic Needles D. An Interesting Fact E. Biohazardous Materials Section 6: Chemical and Other Hazardous Wastes A. Chemical and Other Hazardous Wastes B. Chemical and Other Hazardous Wastes C. An Interesting Fact D. Chemical and Other Hazardous Wastes Section 7: Conclusion A. Summary B. References C. Congratulations
David Lee Salmon has a BS in Criminal Justice from San Houston State University, Texas. David's background includes being a Law Enforcement and Jail Risk Manager, as well as having served in the U.S. Army Military Intelligence. He currently is the OSS Academy Training Coordinator, based in Texas, providing Law Enforcement and Corrections staff with online training. David also serves as the Vice-President of the OSS Law Enforcement Advisors, which provides risk management services, expert witness services, training programs, and law enforcement management tools. Disclosure: David Lee Salmon II, BS has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.