(Signature of Incoming Primary Custodian)
(1) The inventory will normally be in the presence of the evidence
(2) The officer assigned to make the inquiry will certify his findings
in the evidence ledger. He will use the same format as that of the quarterly
(3) Inquiries or investigations will be initiated by the appropriate
region, field officer, or USACIL commanders.
(4) Investigation will be conducted in accordance with AR 15-6 and AR
(5) Losses or breaches in evidence handling and
inquiries will be reported to Cdr, USACIDC, ATTN: CIOP-ZA.
THE EVIDENCE DEPOSITORY.
a. Location. It is normally a room designated as an evidence depository.
The area will be located in the same building as the provost marshal, security
officer, or administrative staffs.
(1) Minimum walls from floor to the true ceiling can be either masonry
or wood construction.
When wood, they will have a combined exterior and
interior thickness of at least 1 inch.
(2) The floor will be permanently installed. If other than masonry, it
must be such that it cannot be breached without causing considerable damage to
the building structure.
(3) When the minimums in paragraph 9b(1) and (2) above cannot be met,
walls and ceilings can be lined with steel plates. These must be of 1/8 inch
thickness or number 6-gauge steel mesh.
An alternate choice can be a
prefabricated steel cage.
This must be of number 6-gauge steel mesh and
affixed to the floor.
The cage should conform with Office of Corps of
Engineers (OCE) Drawing 40-21-01.
(4) No more than one doorway allowing access to and from the depository
Entrance into the depository will require the opening of two
successive doors. They will be hung and hinged so that they cannot be removed
without seriously damaging the door jamb. The outer door will be