Montana's First Civilian Evidence Custodian Retires

After more than 23 years of overseeing evidence intake and management, Anne Jacobson announced her retirement with the Helena (Montana) Police Department. She was the first civilian evidence technician hired in the state.

According to an article by Eric Killelea in the Independent Record, prior to Jacobson's hiring, the job of evidence custodian was assigned to the newest detective on the police force. Her replacement, 28 year old Rachel Dickie, carries a master's degree in crime scene investigation from George Washington University.

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