Our large and small sized refrigerated evidence lockers are specifically engineered to maintain a constant temperature of 38 to 42 degrees Fahrenheit for highly secured and well preserved biological evidence storage. The refrigerated evidence lockers can be built right into the other evidence lockers with pass-thru or non-pass-thru functionality. Just like our standard evidence lockers our refrigerated lockers offer the same performance, reliability and security.
All refrigerators come with a built-in digital alarm to warn users of temperature fluctuations (if the door is left open). Lockable inserts are interchangeable to accommodate changing sizes of biological sample storage boxes and containers.
Proper DNA and biological sample storage can make or break a case. Spacesaver provides both short-term and long-term evidence storage solutions. Learn more about storing biological evidence by visiting our evidence storage expertise section.
Brochure: Evidence Storage Product Overview
Evidence – a crucial component needed for taking a case from collar to conviction. The chain of custody must be preserved and the integrity of evidence protected.
Spacesaver® and DSM™ – two trusted names in evidence storage systems – have designed secure storage solutions to meet the needs of any department’s evidence handling processes. We understand there is no “typical” property and evidence room; each having its own process, procedure and personality.
Whether you require lockers for your temporary storage of evidence or need the long-term storage solution of our high-density mobile systems, Spacesaver and DSM have the evidence storage solution for either situation. For narcotics or weapons, bikes or golf clubs, blood or biological samples – Spacesaver and DSM evidence storage systems can store themost unique objects we know you have.
White Paper: Storing Biological Evidence for the Long Haul
It is clear that preserving biological evidence has become more important today than it was ever before due to advances in DNA testing. Biological evidence can make or break any case, but there are several significant challenges to properly storing any type of biological evidence for a lengthy or indefinite amount if time.
Challenges include determining the appropriate temperature each item of biological evidence needs in order to maintain integrity, purchasing and operating appropriate refrigeration units/spaces to house evidence long term, and finding adequate storage space for larger items that will not require off-site storage facilities or result in the need for costly additions to the property and evidence room.
The good news is that the above issues with storing biological evidence for the long haul can actually be overcome through the use of specialized storage products and appropriate storage planning.