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Records and Evidence

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The Records and Evidence Department is staffed by one manager, two supervisors, seven specialists and two evidence technicians. The office is staffed 24-hours per day, 7 days a week. The front window is open to the public Monday-Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM and you can reach them at 253-931-3080.

Records and Evidence Manager - Christine James

Chris JamesChristine James, Police Records Manager, has been with Auburn PD since September 2012. Chris brings 23 years of experience in law enforcement support services. Background includes ten years as a Records Specialist with Port Angeles WA Police Department and 13 years with Clallam County Sheriff's Office in Port Angeles WA as Administrative Assistant, Support Services Supervisor and Administrative Coordinator. Experience includes acting as an Accreditation Assessor for Washington Association of Sheriff's and Police Chiefs; oversight of the property and evidence function of the Sheriff's Office for six years; training and experience in public disclosure laws and processes, and State retention schedules for law enforcement records; Technical Agency Coordinator (TAC) for six years. Chris lives in Auburn and is a member of Soroptimist International of Auburn.

RECORDS

The department's lobby is open 24-hours per day and a phone is available there to call 911. A kiosk is located in the lobby to:

Police Records Supervisor - Sandra (Sandi) Ullrich

Sandi UllrichSandi has been with Auburn PD since March 2002.  She brings 25 years of experience in law enforcement support services. Her background includes 7 years with Black Diamond PD and 6 years with Algona PD, both as a Support Specialist.  Sandi has been responsible for submission of UCR (Uniformed Crime Report) / NIBRS (National Incident Based Reporting System) to FBI for over 20 years.  She was the Technical Agency Coordinator (TAC) for both Black Diamond and Algona, continuing to assist while at Auburn PD.  She has been a member of LEIRA (Law Enforcement Information Records Association) for most of her career, where she served as Secretary, Director and Committee Chairperson.
 
Sandi comes from a family involved in Law Enforcement.  Her father retired as a Homicide Detective from Burbank, CA PD, an uncle retired from LAPD and she has a cousin who is currently a detective with LAPD.  "I enjoy all aspects of Law Enforcement and even after 25 years, I'm still amazed that I experience something new almost every day".

Police Records Supervisor - Jamie Heslin  

Jamie Heslin

Jamie has been with the Auburn Police Department since 2001. She spent 13 years in the Records Unit and one year on patrol. Jamie earned two letters of commendation during her time as a Police Officer. Prior to getting hired at Auburn PD, Jamie worked as a 911 Call Receiver. During her time at Auburn PD, Jamie held the position of Secretary with the Auburn Police Officers Association and was a CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) volunteer. Jamie was responsible for creating and implementing the current training program for new Records employees and is one of the trainers for the Records Unit.

Jamie graduated from Central Washington University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English. 

Evidence Technicians

The evidence room is staffed by two evidence technicians who are responsible for the proper storage, disposal, and destruction of all the evidence and property taken into custody by the Auburn Police Department. The evidence technicians process over 8,000 items per year and dispose or destroy approximately 6,000 per year. The evidence technicians perform laboratory examination of marijuana and are responsible for submitting all other evidence to the state crime lab for analysis.