Utah Department of Administrative Services

Division of Archives & Records Service

Ogden (Utah). Police Department

25404--Evidence log
28392--Fingerprint cards

AGENCY: Ogden (Utah). Police Department

SERIES: 25404
TITLE: Evidence log
DATES: 1956-
ARRANGEMENT: Numerical by case number

DESCRIPTION: This is a log that shows the chain of possession of all evidence gathered by the police department. The log begins when evidence is gathered and ends when evidence is returned or destroyed. A copy of the log usually becomes part of the case or investigative file.

RETENTION

DISPOSITION

Destroy.

FORMAT MANAGEMENT

Paper: Retain in Office for 4 years after if not part of case file and then destroy.

APPRAISAL

Administrative Legal

This disposition is based on Utah Municipal General Records Retention Schedule, Schedule 21, Item 19.

PRIMARY DESIGNATION

Protected


AGENCY: Ogden (Utah). Police Department

SERIES: 28392
TITLE: Fingerprint cards
DATES: 1890-
ARRANGEMENT:

DESCRIPTION: These are cards which verify a subject's identity and which are also used for the identification and apprehension of suspects. The cards contain the subject's fingerprints as well as all necessary information required to identify the individual, including fingerprint classification number, name, address, date of birth, date of arrest, signature of subject, photograph, occupation, and place of employment. A copy is forwarded to the Bureau of Criminal Identification. Since the Bureau of Criminal Identification maintains a complete file of all fingerprints, it is unnecessary for individual agencies to maintain their own file. These cards are usually part of the criminal history files.

RETENTION

DISPOSITION

.

FORMAT MANAGEMENT

Paper: Retain in State Archives permanently with authority to weed.

APPRAISAL

Historical

Disposition based on historical and research value of fingerprint cards for a particular period of time.

PRIMARY DESIGNATION

Protected