EV Assessment

The Property Room Assessment (PUA) is an abbreviated evaluation and analysis of all procedures and practices compared to professional property room standards Best Business Practices and Professional Standards such as, IAPE (International Association for Property and Evidence, IACP (International Association of Chief’s of Police, CALEA (The Commission on Accreditation for Law-Enforcement, Inc., and California’s POST (Peace Officers Standards and Training). Each Property Unit Review (PUR) consists of 3 components:

Components of Property Room Review PUA

Procedure and Facility Assessment

The Procedure and Facility Assessment Identifies issues, weaknesses and concerns for a department without all the possible options and in-depth corrective measures that are included with the Property Unit Review (PUR). The assessment only identifies issues for a department, and only makes abbreviated comments on how to correct any deficient areas found. The PUA is in a matrix format that consists of less narrative evaluation and critique, and more “check-off” assessment and abbreviated corrective comments. The assessment compares the existing condition in each of the areas listed below against the recommended standards and guidelines. 

Included in the areas reviewed are the following:

  • Staffing Levels
  • Inventory Levels
  • Space Evaluation
  • Design Considerations
  • Shelving/Bin Layouts
  • Environmental Issues
  • DNA Storage Issues
  • Drug Storage And Handling
  • Impact Of DNA In Property Rooms
  • Security Analysis
  • Packaging Procedures
  • Documentation
  • Automation
  • Audits And Inventories
  • Property Reviews And Disposition Processes
  • Auction Procedures
  • Diversion Of Property For Department Use
  • Weapons Handling And Procedures
  • Currency Procedures
  • Automation And Barcoding