Section 9.07.

  • (a) Agencies should have minimum standards to ensure that forensic evidence is properly preserved and retained for a defined period of time.(b) Before discarding or destroying forensic evidence, when feasible, notice should be provided by the evidence custodian to the court, prosecution, victim(s), criminal defendant(s), and legal counsel, along with an opportunity to respond.

    Read more: § 9.07. Forensic-Evidence Preservation