Employment Opportunity

Property and Evidence Supervisor

Frisco Police Department, Frisco, Texas

Salary: $23.93 - $34.69 Hourly

Final Filing Date: Open until filled

Under general supervision of the Crime Scene Property and Evidence Manager, the Property and Evidence Supervisor is responsible for assisting in the management of the daily operations of the division. This includes supervising employees and monitoring the Property and Evidence Room, assisting division manager with monitoring procedural adherence to statutes, city policies and general orders. Responsible for recommending and implementing policies and procedures. Performs the duties of Property & Evidence Specialist as needed.

Duties and Requirements Click to read more


  • Assists in the management of the daily operations and daily work activities of the Property and Evidence Room to ensure efficient services are being provided in compliance with State, local and Federal laws and standard operating procedures
  • Oversees the destruction and release of evidence.
  • Supervises assigned staff which includes assigning tasks, coordinating schedules and evaluating performance.
  • Identifies and coordinates training needs for Property and Evidence personnel.
  • Conducts in-service training on current Property and Evidence standards and practices.
  • Prepares written documentation on personnel related matters and operational activities to include hiring, disciplining, and recommendations for termination of staff.
  • Establishes goals for and monitors the work product and production of division employees.
  • Ensures all responsibilities of the Property and Evidence division are performed in a timely manner.
  • Researches and resolves internal and external customer issues and complaints.
  • Oversees audits and inventories.
  • Updates standard operating procedures as appropriate
  • Orders, issues and maintains adequate supplies necessary for storage and preservation of property and evidence
  • Maintains accreditation standards and prepares accreditation documents
  • Attend/testify in all criminal and civil courts when summoned.
  • Prepares various letters, memorandums, reports, and other correspondence to wide range of people.
Other Important Duties:
  • Must be available to work alternate shifts and on-call hours during evenings, weekends and holidays.
  • Travels to meetings, conferences, and training and to pick up/deliver evidence.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Regular and consistent attendance for the assigned work hours is essential.


Required Knowledge and Skills:
  • Knowledge of Federal, State and local ordinances pertaining to release, destruction and disposal of confiscated property, biological material and evidence.
  • Knowledge of inventory control practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of storing and disposing of crime evidence and confiscated property including narcotics and weapons.
  • Knowledge of the legalities of auctions and destruction of confiscated property.
  • Knowledge of police department practices, policies and procedures for assigned area.
  • Knowledge of computers and related equipment, hardware and software.
  • Skill in communicating effectively, clearly, and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Skill in organizing work tasks for timely completion.
  • Skill in planning and implementing departmental procedures and objectives.
  • Skill in effectively supervising and delegating duties to assigned staff.
  • Skill in resolving customer complaints and concerns.
  • Ability to work effectively with minimal instruction and supervision.
  • Ability to make independent judgments.
  • Ability to maintain restraint and keep calm when faced with emotional or irate and sensitive individuals.
Preferred Education, Experience, and Certifications:
  • High School diploma plus 30 hours of college credits, three (3) years working in a police property room, one (1) year of which is in a leadership or supervisory role; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must obtain Certificate of Attendance from the International Association for Property or Texas Association of Property & Evidence Inventory Technicians and attend Managing Property and Evidence in Law Enforcement Agencies course within six months of employment.
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, criminal background investigation, polygraph test, and MVR check.
  • Must possess State of Texas Driver's License.
Environmental Factors & Conditions/Physical Requirements
  • Work is performed in municipal police department office and property storage facility and occasional outdoor environment.
  • May be subject to exposure to extreme weather conditions, hostile environments, hazardous chemicals and fumes, body fluids, infectious diseases, air and water borne pathogens.
Physical Demands - This work typically requires the following physical activities to be performed.
  • Balancing – maintain equilibrium to prevent falling while walking, standing, or crouching.
  • Climbing – ascending, descending ladders, stairs, ramps, requires body agility.

  • Fingering – picking, pinching, typing, working with fingers rather than hand.
  • Grasping – applying pressure to object with fingers, palm.
  • Handling – picking, holding, or working with whole hand.
  • Hearing 1 – perceiving sounds at normal speaking levels, receive information.
  • Hearing 2 – receive detailed information, make discrimination in sound.
  • Kneeling – bending legs at knee to come to rest at knees.
  • Lifting – raising objects from lower to higher position, moving objects side to side, using upper extremities, back.
  • Mental Acuity – ability to make rational decisions through sound logic, deductive reasoning.
  • Pulling - use upper extremities to exert force, haul or tug.
  • Pushing – use upper extremities to press against objects with force, or thrust forward, downward, outward.
  • Reaching – extending hands or arms in any direction.
  • Repetitive Motion – substantial movements of wrists, hands, fingers.
  • Speaking – expressing ideas with spoken word, convey detailed, important instructions accurately, concisely.
  • Standing – for sustained periods of time.
  • Stooping – bending body downward, forward at waist, with full motion of lower extremities and back.
  • Talking 1- expressing ideas by spoken word.
  • Visual Acuity 1 - prepare, analyze data, transcribing, computer terminal, extensive reading.
  • Visual Acuity 4 - operate motor vehicles/heavy equipment.
  • Walking - on foot to accomplish tasks, long distances, or site to site.
  • Medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally,
  • and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

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Posted: December 11, 2017

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