Evidence Depository Room.
available. The steel mesh must be welded or secured to a steel channel frame. It
must be fastened to the building by smooth headed bolts extending through the
entire window casing. The bolts must be spot welded or bradded on the interior or
cemented into the structure itself. If central air conditioning is not available,
local units may be installed in windows.
installed outside walls provided the same security measures are taken.
Evidence rooms should be equipped with an approved
intrusion detection system (IDS).
The IDS is connected to a central monitoring
station. There are personnel on duty who can provide armed response to the alarm
The decision whether to install an IDS is based on a thorough risk
assessment which considers--
The location of the facility.
The quantity and types of evidence being stored.
The relative cost of compensatory measures necessary to provide security
equivalent to an IDS.
Field elements will coordinate with their supply
support activity. They will also coordinate with the facilities engineer for
acquisition and installation of an approved IDS.