Evidence Blog

In Memory of Game Warden Arnold J Magoon

In Memory of Game Warden Arnold J Magoon

By: CaseGuard

  No one knows better the danger that a tense circumstance can present than police in the United States. Constantly under pressure to control people who are guaranteed rights that provide them a wide latitude of no control, the scenarios that citizens can present range from the mundane to sheer terror, even for a trained professional. With that thought, we continue to reflect on moments in the...

Jun 13, 2016
CaseGuard Studio Video Redaction Software

Video Redaction Technology Has Evolved

By: CaseGuard

  Everybody's been talking recently about video redaction. Instead of talking, We thought it's probably better to show you what you can do and how easy it is today to redact video and audio files with virtually no training. You can watch any of the following videos by clicking on it or simply watching it on youtube on CaseGuard YouTube Channel...

Evidence Room | Lost & Found

Evidence Room | Handling Lost & Found

By: CaseGuard

  A constant point of annoyance for evidence staff is the ever growing lost and found function with their respective agencies. As with anything property related, administrators are all too quick to assign the task to the evidence. But is there in fact other, more effective ways to handle lost and found?   Staff Stretched Too Thin Recently a video surfaced on YouTube, that involved a couple trying...

May 30, 2016
Evidence Room | Staging Areas and Security

Evidence Room | Staging Areas and Security

By: CaseGuard

  The last in our series about “The Blob” is a topic that can get overlooked in any overhaul process of the evidence room. There’s dozens of topics we could have tackled, all equally important, but this one always seems to be a last thought in the process, and there’s good reason as to why it should be the first: Evidence Room Staging Areas and the security of them.   Staging Areas and Their...

May 23, 2016
In Memory of Chief of Police Milton Paul Antone

In Memory of Chief of Police Milton Paul Antone

By: CaseGuard

  No one knows better the danger that a tense circumstance can present than police in the United States. Constantly under pressure to control people who are guaranteed rights that provide them a wide latitude of no control, the scenarios that citizens can present range from the mundane to sheer terror, even for a trained professional. With that thought, we continue to reflect on moments in the...

May 16, 2016
Evidence Room | Personnel & Association Selection

Evidence Room | Personnel & Association Selection

By: CaseGuard

  We tackled the basics in reorganizing an evidence room and how to get protocols in place to secure an evidence room after disaster. Now we’re going to revisit some points to re-emphasize material, and expound on those topics. In this feature we’ll cover personnel selection for the evidence room, and establishing...

May 09, 2016
Evidence Room | Inheriting the Blob

Evidence Room | Inheriting the Blob

By: CaseGuard

  Sometimes in law enforcement we’re voluntold for the latest detail from hell that was ever created. And sometimes we’re voluntold for even worse. Let’s discuss how to navigate what is likely the worst possible scenario for any law enforcement officer: Inheriting the ‘Blob.’   Help! You’ve just been put in charge of your...

May 02, 2016
Cracks in our Foundation | Leaking Evidence

Cracks in our Foundation | Leaking Evidence

By: CaseGuard

  We have to face some unfortunate facts about our job. Some people can’t, or don’t maintain the level of integrity that our profession requires. They probably enter into this work with the best of intentions. They don’t know that on some far off, glib day, they are going to make a decision that changes everything they know up to that point. From that point, it’s only a matter of time before they...

Apr 25, 2016
In Memory of First Sergeant John David Stimson

In Memory of First Sergeant John David Stimson

By: CaseGuard

  No one knows better the danger that a tense circumstance can present than police in the United States. Constantly under pressure to control people who are guaranteed rights that provide them a wide latitude of no control, the scenarios that citizens can present range from the mundane to sheer terror, even for a trained professional. With that thought, we continue to reflect on moments in the...

Apr 18, 2016
Evidence Collection | Inclement Weather Considerations

Evidence Collection | Inclement Weather Considerations

By: CaseGuard

  Often overlooked in evidence training are the considerations for inclement weather. Try as we might, we can’t choose the conditions crime occurs in, we can only develop the best possible plan to preserve evidence of the crime so that we can document, collect, and build our case as efficiently as...

Apr 11, 2016

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