I would like to get a survey of the agencies that utilize temporary storage lockers.
Would like to know how they are utilized and the Department’s policy.
Are the Property Custodians satisfied with the function?
Our Department (mainly Officers) are asking about having a temporary storage locker in which to place property in until such time they can come back and process the items. When we moved to the new PD we eliminated the temporary storage lockers due to lost keys, items left in lockers for an extensive period of time or were never claimed, and chain of custody issues. Items now are stored in the standard lockers (if the Officers are unable to complete the impound process) and they will make an appointment with me to collect their items for that case and then complete the impound process. Thoughts and suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks for your time,
Jason M. – El Mirage PD