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Evidence Managers Course

NEW LOCATION: The Mermaid Event Center, Coral Ballroom

POST APPROVED Investigative Skills - 24 Credits (#10596-0031)

New and experienced evidence property Technicians and Managers will learn about the daily function of a property unit, including related technicalities and responsibilities and their importance to the investigative effort. Participants learn crime scene processing and procedures, safe handling and security of property taken into custody, as well as how to meet the legal and administrative requirements in the entire chain of custody. 

This in-depth 3-day course covers the review of written policies and procedures, understanding crime scene processing, maintaining chain of custody, security of the property storage area, the packaging, handling and storage of evidence, audits of the property room, and the availability of evidence to officers and the court. 

  • Day 1: Understanding Crime Scene Processing and Procedures of Evidence
  • Day 2: Property Room and Evidence Management
  • Day 3: Legal Considerations; Preparing Evidence for Trial

Who Should Attend?

Evidence Technicians, Evidence Managers, Law Enforcement Officers, Law Enforcement Evidence and Evidence Room Supervisors, Crime Lab Technicians, Lawyers

Session Type:

In-person course


3 days

Cancellation Policy:

  • Full refund available, 60+ days prior to the event.
  • 50% refund available 59-30 days prior to the event.
  • No refunds will be made 29 days prior to the event.

Hotel Information:

Best Western Plus - Shoreview, $149 per night.  Click here to book.

Date & Time

Monday, Jul 10, 2023 - Wednesday, Jul 12, 2023
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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The Mermaid Event Center
2200 Mounds View Blvd.
Mounds View, MN 55112


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Andrew LeFevour

Attorney, Director of Government Training and Consulting
Andy LeFevour serves as a Senior Attorney for Eckberg Lammers. He is dedicated to public service and engaging law enforcement to better communities through legal consultation, education, and facilitation of ensured legal standards.

Danielle Wamstad

Evidence Technician, Washington County Sheriff's Office
Danielle Wamstad has been the Evidence Technician at Washington County Sheriff’s Office for the last 6 years and on the Board of Directors for Minnesota Association of Property & Evidence Technicians (MAPET) for the last two. Danielle has a BA in Sociology Law & Criminal Deviance and an MBA in Project Management. She has a big picture view and a passion for making things more efficient in everything that she does. Since working with Washington County, she has spearheaded many changes to create a state-of-the art evidence room and enjoys the challenge in assisting others with doing the same. Outside of the organizational dungeon of evidence she owns and runs a Cattle/Crop farm with her husband and two boys and loves to run.

Kelly O’Donnell

Crime Scene and Evidence Specialist, Minnetonka Police Department
Kelly O’Donnell has worked in Evidence for over 10 years as a Crime Scene Investigator for the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office as well as a Property and Evidence Specialist for the Minnetonka Police Department. As the President of MAPET since 2021 and as an Adjunct Instructor at Hennepin Technical College for Law Enforcement students since 2016, Kelly has used her experience and knowledge to assist her in presenting relevant information on such topics.

This course is offered and conducted by Eckberg Lammers’ Law Enforcement Training Academy & Consulting team of experienced trainers and consultants. Information provided in these trainings does not constitute or contain legal advice, nor do they establish and attorney-client relationship.

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