Special Services


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Evidence Department

The Sheriff's Office Evidence Department is an integral part of the daily functions of the entire department. This Evidence Department is responsible for the intake and custody of all evidence and property within the entire Sheriff's Office.

The Evidence Department maintains the physical chain of custody for criminal investigations. The Evidence custodians work daily with investigators, lab analyst and the District Attorney's office concerning evidence issues. The custodians also maintain a constant inventory on all of the approx. 50 thousand items that are currently being stored.