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Police Evidence Custodian I

Maui County Department of Police, Maui County, Hawaii

Salary: $2,912.00 Monthly

Final Filing Date: Continuous

Receives, stores and issues police evidence and found property; and performs other related duties as required.

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Duties:

  • Receives a variety of evidence and found property.
  • Checks contents and description of evidence with listing contained in the evidence report.
  • Notifies last responsible officer in the chain of evidence in case of error in identification and/or quantity.
  • Signs for evidence.
  • Tags and accounts for all evidence.
  • Maintains an evidence and found property log.
  • Segregates evidence requiring special handling such as money, corrosive and perishable articles.
  • Classifies and stores evidence for immediate availability.
  • Releases evidence to investigating officer for presentation in court.
  • Notifies owners of evidence upon disposition of the case.
  • Notifies finders of lost property if unclaimed after the required period of time.
  • Transfers money to the Finance Department upon forfeiture of conviction.
  • Stores valuable unclaimed articles for auction.
  • Disposes of worthless articles.
  • Answers inquiries on evidence reporting procedures.
  • Handles communication involving evidence inquiries.
  • Keeps records and prepares periodic reports on operations.
  • Operates a motor vehicle between various subsidiary storage locations within the County.
  • May testify in court to verify the chain of evidence and the condition of the evidence upon receipt.
  • May instruct and supervise police cadets assigned to assist in the evidence room.
  • May be assigned light typing.
  • May assist in the process of abandoned vehicles.

Requirements:

Training and Experience:
  • A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from high school and two years of storekeeping experience and/or law enforcement experience which includes the handling of evidence and property including or supplemented by typing experience.
Qualification for Firearms:
  • Must be qualified to carry and/or possess firearms or ammunition in accordance with state and federal laws, e.g., no misdemeanor or felony domestic violence conviction.
License Requirement:
  • Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator's license (Type 3).
Knowledge of:
  • office practices and procedures; property identification and characteristics; storage principles and practices; laws, rules and regulations on evidence and found property handling and disposition.
Ability to:
  • plan, set up and maintain storage space allotments; work harmoniously with others; operate a typewriter; follow oral and written instructions.
Health and Physical Condition:
  • Persons seeking appointment to positions in this class must meet the health and physical condition standards deemed necessary and proper for performance of the duties.
  • Physical Effort Grouping: Light

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Posted: September 20, 2017



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