Packaging of Investigative Materials

When packaging or shelving evidence, investigators and evidence custodians should always wear latex gloves. This is particularly important for investigators who handle chemical or drug evidence.

  1. Discuss why latex gloves should be worn by investigators and others when handling evidence.
  2. Explain the chain of custody of evidence.

Your response should be 1 to 2 pages, Times New Roman, 12pt font, double-spaced, and include citations for your references (if applicable). 

For citation guidelines, please refer to the table in the APA Style section of the syllabus.