This form is designed for digital forensic labs to notify case agents or other personnel that digital evidence being released contains contraband. When digital evidence contains contraband or other illegal material and that evidence needs to be released to investigators or other parties, it is important for the forensic lab to place the receiving party on notice that the digital devices contains this material. By having the receiving party sign this form, it places them on notice of the contents of the device to ensure it is not inadvertently released or improperly stored. This customizable form in Word format allows digital forensic labs to notify case agents or other personnel that digital evidence being released contains contraband. This puts the receiving party on notice that special care must be taken with the evidence.
Benefits of the Contraband Acknowledgement Form:
- Protect yourself from liability
- Ensure that the receiving party is aware of the contents of the evidence
- Prevent the inadvertent release or improper storage of contraband
- Provide a clear and concise record of the notification