Employment Opportunity

Property & Evidence Specialist

Longview Police Department, Longview, Texas

Salary: $31,694.00 Annually

Coordinates and performs a variety of clerical and technical duties involving the processing and maintenance of Police Department property and evidence; maintains chain of custody on evidence; releases evidence to law enforcement and court personnel; retrieves and releases property to the public; maintains Property Room facilities; and performs other related duties as assigned.

Duties and Requirements Click to read more


Examples of Duties
  • Logs-in, processes, and secures evidence and/or property held by the Police Department.
  • Enters evidence and property information into the departmental computer system.
  • Monitors and ensures evidence is properly packaged for storing.
  • Places evidence in designated storage areas. Maintains chain of custody on all evidence.
  • Locates and retrieves evidence as required by detectives and other police agencies.
  • Releases evidence to the Gregg County District Attorney's (GCDA) Office as required for court.
  • Retrieves and releases property to the public as required.
  • Conducts inventory and cleans/maintains the Property Room.
  • Monitors and ensures property is easily accessible.
  • Researches old case records; identifies evidence for disposal.
  • Coordinates the disposal and/or destruction of items.
  • Answers incoming calls, performs filing, and conducts other general office duties.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or required.

 Earn a Degree in Crime Scene Investigation, Forensic Science, Computer Forensics or Forensic Psychology


Minimum Requirements
  • High School Diploma or equivalent, and one year clerical support/inventory experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License.
Physical Demands/Work Environment
  • Work is performed in a law enforcement property/evidence room. Subject to sitting, standing, walking, bending, reaching, kneeling, crouching, climbing ladders, and lifting of objects up to 40 pounds. Exposure to biohazards, blood borne pathogens, and firearms is involved.

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Posted: August 29, 2023

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