1. Responsible for property and evidence processing during chain of custody, including but not limited to, collection, storage, handling, tracking, release, and disposal.
2. Assists with questions and inquiries at the District Police Department related to evidence, records, and lost and found property.
3. Receives records, classifies packages, and stores various types of property that have been recovered, found or turned in as evidence by District Police Department personnel.
4. Maintains files and records regarding property and evidence in Police Department possession and its disposition; updates records management system as necessary.
5. Operates a variety of communications equipment including telephone, two-way radio, and computer equipment; accesses the California Law Enforcement Telecommunication System (CLETS) and other public safety telecommunications and departmental information databases.
6. Obtains police reports, incident reports, and court orders; prepares and provides reports to outside agencies as related to evidence.
7. Assists with audit and inventory of property and evidence rooms.
8. Operates stand office equipment, including, but not limited to, barcode scanner, and video surveillance system.
9. Operates and maintains Live Scan fingerprint equipment and records.
10. Types and/or retrieves police reports, incident reports, and other materials related to the position duties; processes, files or duplicates related documents as appropriate.
11. Prepares, packages, and transports criminal case reports to the District Attorney's office for review filing, and court proceedings; obtains court orders for the destruction or return of property.
12. Performs other duties as required, related to the primary job duties of the position.
· Laws, regulations, practices and procedures pertaining to property and evidence collection, storage, handling, tracking, release, and disposal.
· Fingerprint processing procedures according to California Department of Justice standards.
· Processes and procedures for requesting court orders.
· Electronic record keeping and file systems.
· Record keeping practices and procedures.
· Standard radio and telephone communications receiving and transmitting equipment.
· Standard broadcasting procedures and roles.
· Operations of common radio equipment.
· Basic computer knowledge.
· Modern office practices, procedures, and equipment.
· Telephone techniques and etiquette.
· Maintain evidence information in the District Police Department records management system and maintain accurate inventory records.
· Testify in court regarding the chain of evidence.
· Access the California Law enforcement Telecommunications System (CLETS) and other public safety telecommunications and departmental information databases.
· Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
· Exercise good judgment and make sound decisions in emergency and non-emergency situations.
· Effectively communicate with and elicit information from upset and irate citizens.
· Operate computer systems, photocopier, multi-line phone system, and other office equipment.
· Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
· Maintain accurate reports and records related to duties performed.
· Maintain security and confidentiality of confidential and restricted information.
· Perform a variety of clerical work as needed.