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Property and Evidence Specialist

Reidsville Police Department, Reidsville, North Carolina

Salary: $34,863.56 - $52,295.34 per year


This is a non-supervisory, non-sworn clerical and manual position providing custodial control and maintenance of security for physical evidence and other properties in the possession of the Reidsville Police Department. Work includes the receipt, storage, control, and custody of all police evidence/found property. Work is performed in accordance with state and federal regulations and Department directives and with some independent judgment and initiative necessary in the completion of assignment. Work is reviewed through records, inventories, and observation of the efficiency and quality of work. The position reports to the Administrative Captain.

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Job Duties
  • Supervises and manages the receipt, storage, recording and issuance of all police evidence
  • Develops and implements efficient procedures and operations pertaining to the receipt, storage, accounting, retrieval, control and disposition of all seized property including associated records, forms, reports and related statistical information.
  • Receives catalogs and stores evidence and found property.
  • Data entry.
  • Maintains custody and control of all evidence and found property and the associated records, which includes, but is not limited to currency, firearms, and narcotics.
  • Removes items from the inventory, according to procedures and as directed by court orders.
  • Maintains evidence and found property control files.
  • Checks evidence in and out of controlled area to officers for court and investigations.
  • Presents evidence and testifies in court trials as required.
  • Renders assistance to the public in recovering stored property.
  • Conducts inventories of stored evidence and found property.
  • Transports evidence to the State Bureau of Investigation Lab and private labs as necessary for analysis and testing. Picks up and returns items to the central evidence room and maintains custody files related to this process.
  • Disposes of evidence per court order or other legal authority.
  • Enters firearm data into ATF online E-Trace for all firearms received into evidence and found property.
  • Takes fingerprints and photographs of citizens for employment requirements.
  • Oversees the test firing of firearms received into evidence and found property.
  • Oversees currency verification.
  • Operate a vehicle as needed under a variety of conditions.
  • Stocks supplies necessary for proper storage and preservation of evidence
  • Performs related work as required.


Required Qualifications
  • High School or GED
  • Pre-Employment Background check and drug screen required. EOE
Preferred Qualifications
  • COVID 19 vaccine while currently not required at this time, is strongly encouraged.
Physical Demands
  • Must be able to physically perform the basic life support functions of walking, kneeling, crouching, fingering, grasping, talking, hearing and repetitive motions.
  • Vocal communication is required for expression or exchanging of ideas by means of the spoken word; ability to communicate effectively in writing; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, use of measuring devices, operation of machines, operation of motor vehicles or equipment, and observing general surroundings and activities.
  • Must be able to perform medium work which includes exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10-25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly.
  • Employee in this position is subject to handling of biohazard materials; the worker may be exposed to blood borne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment.
  • Employee subject to inside temperature changes.

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Posted: August 27, 2021

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