Arizona Association for Property and Evidence (A.A.P.E.) was formed in January of 1992, and become incorporated on June 10th of that same year. The primary goal of the A.A.P.E. is to promote the professionalism of the property and evidence function within the state through the cooperation and sharing of information with individual agencies.
To provide for the educational exchange of operational and technical information of potential benefit to the membership.
To provide for the research, collection, exchange, and dissemination of all information relative to the property/evidence function.
To solicit legal opinions to clarify current laws or pending legislation.
To educate the membership on current or pending legislation that may impact the property/evidence function.
To promote the standardization of property/evidence management and control.
To achieve professionalism of property personnel and to support high standards of performance in the accomplishment of this task.