secured by one high-security key-type padlock.
The inner door will be secured
by one changeable combination padlock.
(5) Windows will be kept to the essential minimum.
All will be covered
with iron bars or steel mesh.
c. Internal Fixtures.
(1) A container for high-value items will be available for additional
(2) A container for firearms and ammunition will always be available.
(3) Containers weighing less than 300 pounds will be secured to the
(4) Shelves/bins will be installed as space permits.
(5) A worktable should be provided for custodian use while processing
incoming and outgoing evidence.
(6) A refrigerator is not required but one will be readily available
d. Buildings and enclosures are needed when it is necessary to retain
unusually large items.
This occurs when you have physical evidence such as
motor vehicles. Or you may have great quantities of recovered property which
cannot be placed in the evidence depository. These may be stored in a separate
building or a fenced enclosure.
e. Key and Combination Control.
(1) The primary custodian will have possession of one of two keys to the
outer door of the depository. Both primary and alternate custodians will know
the combination of the lock on the inner door.
(2) A copy of the combination will be recorded on DA Form 727
(Classified Container Information).
This will be retained in a sealed
envelope, along with the second key. The envelope will be placed in a safe.
It will be located in the office of the CID field office commander, agent in
charge, provost marshal, or security officer, as appropriate.