Evidence/Property Officer

The Evidence Room is staffed by one civilian, Evidence / Property Officer Mike Kelly. The position of Evidence / Property Officer is a specialist position appointed by the Chief of Police. Evidence / Property Officer Kelly is responsible for the receipt, recording, custody, security and disposition of all lost property, evidence and contraband coming within the custody of the Wheeling Police Department. It is the policy of the Wheeling Police Department to strictly inventory all property which comes into police department control from any source to protect the integrity of the Wheeling Police Department. In 2023, a total of 1,229 different pieces of property were submitted into evidence under 578 different cases.