This position is responsible for the daily management of the UT Police Department criminal and noncriminal evidence inventory under the direction of police supervision. Additionally serve as back up to the UTPD Administrative Specialist for Police Records.
Keep inventory storage rooms organized to allow for efficient access to needed supplies/equipment.
Works with confidential and time sensitive information or items
Handle and maintain inventory control of found property
Handle and maintain inventory control over evidence
Appropriately dispose of both evidence and found property using department policy, accreditation standards, state law, supervisor as guidance
Voluntary weapons storage handling including intake, tracking and release under defined policy and state laws
Verifying chain of custody on all evidential items
Facilitate digital evidence including phone storage, attaching evidence to cases, contacting case parties
Responds to requests and follows up with others on behalf of supervisor
Taking evidence to and picking up evidence from TN Bureau of Investigation
Maintain the 'Drug Take Back' Program by monitoring items surrendered in box and arranging pickup for items of items for disposal TBI regulations
Prepares correspondence to owners of evidence and courts related to evidence inventory status
Works with departments internal and external to the University
Compiles documents and reports
Responds to general mail or email inquiries related to evidence
Responds to citizens via email, phone, in person, etc regarding release of property
Ordering and maintaining evidence supplies
Managing fingerprint requests
Police Records Alternate:
Serve as the backup to the police records administrative specialist role including ongoing police records maintenance, organization of police records, release of police records as appropriate under TN state law and UTPD policy
Standard administrative hours, typically 8 am - 5 pm.
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