TAMPER EVIDENT SOLUTIONS FOR EVIDENCE INTEGRITY
Evidence is lost or destroyed
Every year at least 10% of all evidence in criminal cases is lost or destroyed meaning millions of items every year!
Cases thrown out due to chain of custody breaks
1.04 million cases are dismissed or overturned due to problems with the chain of custody.
Spent on collecting evidence
On average every police department spends $1.9 million every year collection evidence
Average Security Costs
It costs $5 million on average for police departments to store evidence securely to maintain chain of custody
The utilisation of tamper-evident tapes and labels in the evidence chain provides a multitude of invaluable benefits, particularly in maintaining integrity and preserving the credibility of crucial evidence.
These specialised security measures act as a strong deterrent against unauthorised access, tampering, or contamination of evidence throughout its entire handling process.
By leaving visible and irreversible marks upon any attempts at interference, tamper-evident tapes and labels ensure a transparent and trustworthy chain of custody.
Such stringent security measures instill confidence in investigators, legal professionals, and the public, assuring them that the evidence presented is untainted and reliable.
As a result, the integration of tamper-evident solutions enhances the overall integrity of the justice system and contributes to the fair and just resolution of cases.