Employment Opportunity

Evidence/Records Technician

Fate Police Department, Fate, Texas

Salary: $17.66 - $19.36 Hourly

Final Filing Date: October 23, 2020

Responsible for managing the property, evidence, and records for the law enforcement and the fire suppression functions of the Fate Department of Public Safety as directed by department policy and state law.

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  • Accepts property from temporary storage where officers initially secure found property, evidence, or property for safekeeping and transfer it to a permanent storage location.
  • Transports drug evidence to local laboratories for forensic testing
  • Manages the inventory of the property room in accordance to department policy and state law.
  • Checks evidence in and out to officers for review or for court.
  • Releases property or evidence to owners as outlined in department policy and state law.
  • Purges property by completing destruction orders for items that comply with department policy and state law.
  • Barcodes and affixes label to items.
  • Assigns a storage location and properly places items in location.
  • Transports narcotics to laboratory for testing.
  • Proofreads and checks typed materials for accuracy, completeness, compliance with departmental policies and correct English usage
  • Files, retrieves, and distributes police reports and related confidential information.
  • Prepares and distributes Freedom of Information Requests in compliance with State and Federal law
  • Prepares case reports for prosecution and sends to the District Attorney’s Offices
  • Answers phone inquiries which typically involves locating records or explaining procedures to the general public or providing information to other law enforcement agencies
  • Facilitates citizen review reports or videos in accordance with department policy and state law
  • Processes letters of clearance
  • May provide temporary assistance and support in a variety of other civilian law enforcement functions within the Department
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


High School Diploma or GED
  • Two years of experience in evidence management and/or local government records management preferred
  • Excellent computer skills and attention to detail
  • Possession of Basic Property Technician Certification or ability to obtain within 3 months of employment
  • Possession of a valid Texas driver’s license
  • A combination of education, training and experience providing the required knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered

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Posted: October 7, 2020

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