The Joplin Police Department maintains and supervises our own evidence storage facility. The facility is state of the art that can store and maintain all types of evidence. In 2022 the following stats were recorded for the Joplin Police Department evidence facility which also stores evidence for the Ozark Drug Enforcement Taskforce and the Southwest Missouri Cyber Crimes Taskforce:
- 48,065 total items from evidence being held (JPD, CC, ODET) at the end of 2022.
- 5060 vouchers for evidence were submitted (JPD, CC, ODET) to the facility in 2022.
- 890 items from evidence disposed (JPD, CC, ODET) in 2022.
- 191 items from evidence were released (JPD, CC, ODET) in 2022.