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Property and Evidence Technician

Denver Police Department, Denver, Colorado

Salary: $20.07 - $30.11 per hour

Final Filing Date: Open until filled

The Denver Police Department is currently seeking candidates for the position of Property and Evidence Technician. As a Property and Evidence Technician, you will receive and verify evidence and property from police officers, court employees and lab technicians ensuring items are properly packaged, tagged and invoiced.

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Duties:

Job responsibilities include:
  • Receives, identifies, inventories, packages, tags and stores evidence, found property and personal property for the Denver Police Department.
  • Documents information in computer database inventory systems to establish and maintain the legal chain of custody, ensuring evidence is admissible for future criminal and civil court cases.
  • Updates or deletes evidence/property information in computer databases. Retrieves evidence when requested by authorized personnel and monitors the viewing and handling of evidence to ensure it is preserved in its original state.
  • Checks firearms submitted as evidence or personal/found property to ensure they are rendered safe and then secured to ensure the safety of Evidence and Property Section employees.
  • Follows department policies and procedures and legal requirements in the documentation and disposal of property and evidence.
  • Composes correspondence to inquiries from the public and police personnel.

Requirements:

Our ideal candidate will have experience in the following:
  • Effective problem-solving skills
  • Dependable
  • Ability to assist with manual labor such as reconfiguring shelves & moving bins of property and evidentiary items
  • Ability to safely drive a motor vehicle (movement of property and evidence)
  • Willing/able to work different shifts – the Evidence and Property Section operates different shifts to meet department needs
  • Understands and accepts the issue of seniority for Career Service employees
  • Effective computer skills (programs, word processing, etc.)
  • Effective office skills
  • Eager to learn
  • Respectful and courteous to others – an effective team player
  • Accepting of constructive criticism
We realize your time is valuable so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required minimum qualifications:
  • Education Requirement: Graduation from high school or the possession of a GED, HiSET or TASC Certificate.
  • Experience Requirement: One (1) year of work experience in evidence handling or in the law enforcement field.
  • Education & Experience Equivalency: One year of college education (equal to 24 semester hours) may be substituted for the one year of work experience requirement.
  • Licensure & Certification: Requires a valid Driver's License at the time of application. Licenses and certifications must be kept current as a condition of employment.

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Posted: September 13, 2021


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