handling and the initiation of inquiries will be reported to the Commander,
USACIDC, ATTN: CIOP-ZA, 5611 Columbia Pike, Falls Church, Virginia 22041.
If the inquiry fails to account for or recover the evidence, relief from
accountability will be granted.
This is done by the installation or activity
commander for MP activities and the deputy commander, USACIDC for CID activities.
Relief from further accountability for lost evidence--
Permits the custody document to be closed.
Has no bearing on administrative or judicial action that may be taken against
In the event of missing packaged evidence or if the parcel has been breached, the
commander, SAC, or PM will be immediately notified by the custodian.
inventory of the parcel will be conducted. Upon verification of missing evidence
from the parcel, the addresser will be immediately notified. He will be requested
to search for the missing items.
Evidence is normally stored in a room designated as an evidence room.
Circumstances may necessitate use of some other structure, area, or container. A
structure that exceeds or equals the specific requirement is acceptable. However,
evidence will not be stored in containers with classified information and/or
Evidence storage facilities will not be used to store property that is not
The exception is controlled substance training aids used for the
These training aids may be stored in evidence
Evidence Depository Security
The evidence room will be in the same building as the operational or
administrative staffs of the USACIDC unit or provost marshal. One exception is the
container express (CONEX) explained later on in this learning event.
Walls must extend from the floor to the true ceiling.
ceilings may be of masonry or wood construction.
Walls or ceilings that are of
wooden stud construction will have a combined exterior and interior thickness of
one inch or more.
If suitable walls and ceilings are not available, number six gage steel mesh with
2-inch diamond grid may be permanently affixed to the interior wall or ceiling.
Walls or ceilings may also be lined with steel plates at least 1/8-inch thick.
A prefabricated steel mesh cage may be installed within a room for use as an
evidence facility if the room's walls, flooring, or ceiling do not meet