Every precaution must be taken in the collection, preservation, and transportation of digital evidence first responders should follow these guidelines below to ensure the proper handling of digital evidence at an electronic crime scene. 1 general evidentiary considerations a accountability for physical evidenceebsa investigations require the collection and preservation of evidence consisting of, but not limited to, plan records, company and union records, bank records, reports of interview (ris), signed statements, and related workpapers. Collection and preservation of evidence once the crime scene has been thoroughly documented and the locations of the evidence noted, then the collection process can begin the collection process will usually start with the collection of the most fragile, most easily contaminated, or most easily lost evidence. Digital evidence has become a ubiquitous part of criminal investigations with a presence that extends well beyond computer-specific crime frequent contact with digital devices in every facet of life produces so called ‘digital exhaust’ that can yield important clues regarding associations, location, and intent of both victims and suspects. Preservation and the safe and proper collection, recording, packaging, processing and storage of evidence/property d employees are responsible for the proper collection, documentation and security.
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2 evidence collection all biological evidence is subject to deterioration the careful collection and storage of this evidence will help ensure that this evidence is preserved so that useful information can be obtained. Dna evidence may be obvious and collection of such objects as teeth, bone and hair is rather straightforward, though collection of evidence such as saliva or sweat or skin cells is more difficult scraping, swabbing, taping or collecting the item can accomplish collection of blood and body fluids. Collection, packaging, storage, preservation, and retrieval of biological evidence page 1 of 8 effective date: 10/30/2012 best practices for collection, packaging, storage, preservation, and retrieval of biological evidence evidence collection.