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Posted on: December 15, 2021

[ARCHIVED] New Audit Follow-Up Released - Police Property Room Procedures

Evidence storage boxes from the Denton Police Department's property and evidence room.

Internal Audit has released a new follow-up report covering operational changes made in response to the Audit of the Police Property Room (PDF).

The Police Department has generally improved is policies and procedures related to Property Room controls and management oversight, including revising the General Order. Additionally, the Department is in the process of establishing formal follow-up procedures related to evidence items that have been checked-out. The Department is considering obtaining a new evidence management software that will assist with implementing further controls over evidence items in the future.

Furthermore, all old, untested sexual assault kits have been sent for analysis.

Additional details can be found in the full Follow-Up Review of Police Property Room Audit: Procedures (PDF) report.

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