The Evidence Room is staffed by one civilian, Evidence / Property Officer Peter Rodgers. The position of Evidence / Property Officer is a specialist position appointed by the Chief of Police. Evidence / Property Officer Rodgers 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 2016, a total of 3,247 different pieces of property were submitted into evidence under 1,329 different cases.