Steel mesh must be welded to the internal walls.
Steel straps must be put on the front side of the CONEX.
Steel straps have the following requirements:
Straps must be 2 inches wide and 1/4 inch thick.
Straps must be mounted to span the width of the door.
Straps must be hinged or hung from eye bolts. Eye bolts must be welded beyond the hinges of the door.
The upper strap must be mounted 18 inches from the top of the door.
The lower strap must be mounted 18 inches from the bottom of the door.
The free end of each strap must be slotted to fit staple of heavy pattern steel.
Straps should be secured with padlocks of the type previously described.
Whenever you use a CONEX, place it near a 24-hour operational activity. Make sure personnel working in that
operation observe the CONEX.
BUILDINGS OR ENCLOSURES
Buildings and enclosures may also be used to temporarily store evidence. These types of storage facilities would
be used for--
Unusually large items (like motor vehicles).
Large amounts of evidence that would not fit in the evidence room.
A fenced enclosure should be used when there is no suitable building. When a fenced enclosure is used, you, or
PART B - TEMPORARY EVIDENCE STORAGE SECURITY
As an MPI supervisor, you can be accountable for evidence. You must know the procedures for keeping track of
evidence that is temporarily stored. Procedures follow those taught in Lesson 2. Those procedures are in
accordance with AR 195-5, Chapter 2.
Security of evidence is of great importance. Evidence that is not secure could become lost, damaged, or stolen. If
this happens, the value of the