2019 Classes

“Instructors were very knowledgeable.  Very surprised they went the extra step to look up Nebraska and South Dakota laws to make it more personalized for the area.”
Evidence Tech Lynzei Whitmarsh – Nebraska State Patrol

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“Presentation information was excellent”
Manager – Nebraska State Patrol

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“Gave me a better understanding of details in regards to my job duties.”
Evidence Tech. Jessica Bonsack – Nebraska State Patrol

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“The instructors were gery good, very clear and easy to follow.”
Evidence Tech Margaret Wieson, Nebraska State Patrol-Crime Lab

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“Very informative and much appreciated.  As an agency we need more training like this and our facilities inspected by professionals like yourself.”
Lt. Buck Boje, Nebraska State Patrol

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“I feel that I have a better understanding of how an evidence room should be run.  I am excited to take everything that I learned back to my agency and teach them how things should be and not how they are now.  Instructors were great! They answered all of  my questions and were very helpful in explaining ways I could improve the evidence room.”
Officer Shelby Burer, Gordon Police Dept (NE)

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“Instructor is very knowledgeable.  Able to answer questions posed.  Presented material very well and kept the class informed.”
Det. Sgt Miller, Tarpon Springs PD (FL) 

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“I enjoyed the class very  much.  Joyce is very engaging and pleasant.”
Deputy Clerk II, Celina Kraus, Citrus Co Clerk of Courts- (FL)

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Supervisors class: “Thank you so much! Your class was very motivating.  Being new to evidence, I learned everything I needed to know.  If I ever run across another class of yours, I will be signing up!”
Sgt Hancock, Angelina Co S/O- (TX)

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Supervisors class: “Enjoyed the handouts/information provided.  Great material to implement into our agency.  Great instructor.  Very knowledgeable and keeps students engaged in instruction.”
East Texas Police Academy participant- (TX)

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“Good class.  Hard to find property class geared toward leadership”
Officer Josh Jaco, State Parks (CA)

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“Very helpful info about how to create manuals.  I loved the info about personalities and how to deal with different types of people.  Great instructor!  Great Attitude! Very knowledgeable.”
Participant of Elk Grove PD Class (CA)

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“Useful practical information that can be implemented or to consider implementing.  Fun, interacting lectures help to make a long day very manageable and interesting.  Lots of great info! Thanks!”
Prop Spec II Ignacio Loped, San Jose PD (CA)

“This class was amazing, can’t wait to use the helpful tips in this class.”
Cassidy Fincher, Levy Co S/O (FL)

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“Very thorough! Info. presented efficiently and with candor plus sharing your experience was beneficial.  I took 3 pages of notes.  No doubt this class was beneficial, as I am new to keeping/storing evidence.”
Invest. Sherry Doty, 10th Circt State Attny’s Off (FL)

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Basic class:  “Great class for new Evidence Officers, I learned a lot”
Code Enforcement Officer Ted Bowman, Ione PD (CA)

Instructor: “You are very knowledgeable and it make it east to ask questions and learn from you”
CSO Teri Rossi,Concord PD (CA)

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“Thank you for providing such an informative training course”
CSO Sara Conner, Gustine PD (CA)

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“Very user friendly.  Makes an organized property/evidence room seem attainable.”
Participant of Elk Grove Class (CA)

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“Very useful.  Lot of info to take back to my department and share.  Thank you for all the information, very well structured class..”
Prop Spec II – San Jose PD (CA)

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“Course materials were very useful – loved all of the info and the evidence manual start up.  Great instructor! Very elaborate and thorough.”
Evid Manager Jennifer Torres, Rio Vista PD (CA)

“Very informative and fun.”
Kyle Limoges, Wauchula PD (FL)

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“Class material was very helpful”
Deputy Stephanie Davidson, Angelina Co S/O (TX)

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“I enjoyed the class, it was very educational and instructors were very knowledgeable”
East Texas Police Academy participant (TX)

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“Definitely need this class for all patrol officers.  I’ll be coming back for more classes”
Sgt Hancock, Angelina Co S/O (TX)

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“One of the best classes I have been to”
Sgt Amanda Leka, Lacy Lakeview PD (TX)

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Instructor: “Very knowledgeable and good at encouraging audience participation.  Held everyone’s attention well and allowed good mini breaks – Thank you.”
Evid. Tech. Emily Marshall, Woodburn PD (OR)

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“Class was great -materials will be very helpful to my agency.  Instructor was very knowledgeable – knowledgeable but no intimidating – I think I might be able to get my evidence room under control”
Participant of the Woodburn PD Class (OR)

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“The State specific information was very helpful.  Joyce was helpful and full of useful information.  Very knowledgeable and personable.  Thank you for sharing your wealth of knowledge!”
Evid. Tech. Lucy Astorga, Mt Angel PD (OR)

2018 Classes

“I’m very grateful for Joyce. Now I can take what I’ve learned in class back to my agency!”
Deputy Balliette, Van Zandt Co S/O

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“The materials are well written and easy to understand; will be used at my agency.  Instructor was thorough and her experience and knowledge was helpful; she explained everything.  I have been waiting for a class specialized for supervisors, and I was very impressed.”
Fresno PD Class Participant

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“Great job mixing fun, exercises/lecture, examples!”
Alyssa Biediger, College Station PD

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“Out of all the classes I’ve attended, this has by far been the most educational, organized and put together I have been to.”
Police Technician Lindsay, Tehachapi PD

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“Love the book and thumb-drive; thank you”   Lieutenant Janik, Georgetown PD

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“I recommend the to everyone in law enforcement property/evidence personnel, very helpful info., thank you”    Participant at Fort Worth PD Class

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Supervisors class: “Loved the group exercises, makes you open up your awareness to how you handle things.”   Officer LeMay, Port Vincent PD

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Supervisors class:  “Ms. Joyce is very knowledgeable and passionate about her topic.  Got a lot of ideas to incorporate in my evidence room.  She is very good in explaining how to work with your evidence.”  Deputy Telano, Ouachita Parish S/O

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Supervisors class:  “Instructor & Assistant display exceptional knowledge of this subject with extremely useful handouts”  Sergeant Wallace Walker, Country Club Hills PD

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Supervisor Class:  “The information covered in class and handouts have given me a greater confidence about going into and running the Prop. & Evid. Room.  Thank you for all of the material and sharing your knowledge.”   Officer John Kusch, Winthrop Harbor PD

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Supervisor Class:  “Class is exactly what I have been looking for, especially about organizing and destruction”  Skokie IL participant

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“Great handouts for later referral.  Very knowledgeable.”  Lt. McCann, Seguin PD-TX

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“A lot of examples ‘outside of the box’ that are very helpful.  I enjoyed the different point of view”  Supervisor Jeff Stull, Nassau Co S/O – FL

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“The applicable local information, for our state statutes of limitations was great information”  Officer Michael Smith, Clark Co PD – NV

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“Very knowledgeable and helpful.  Look forward to implementing many of Joyce’s ideas and suggestions.  They will simplify, organize and preserve our evidence, while protecting Evidence Tech with proper procedures.”  Officer/Evidence Tech attended North Las Vegas class – NV

“The instructor seemed to go above and beyond to make sure we had everything we needed.”
Sgt. Stastny, Kaufman PD

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“The procedures manual template is a good tool to go back to for creating an Evidence Manual Procedures Book.  Will use it.”
Fresno PD Class Participant

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“Class materials are very nice and well put together. Instructors were very knowledgeable and interacted with the class instead of just talking at us.”
Evidence Supervisor Black, Las Vegas Metro PD

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“So much info I can apply easily to my department’s needs. The instructor was so friendly, knowledgeable, enthusiastic and easy to understand.”
Sgt. Thompson, Techachapi PD

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“Joyce is very engaging and is a great instructor for this class.  A refreshing take on evidence management.”
Evidence Technician Norris, Las Vegas Metro PD

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“Well prepared materials made following along very easy!” Strength of the class: “Having the templates”  Property Technician Hansberger, Richland Hills PD

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“Excellent material, Thank you for all the handouts & materials we get to keep to reference back to.  Very knowledgeable! I really enjoyed the class.”  Corporal Arnold, Calcasier Parish S/O

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“Enjoyed having Joyce as an instructor.  She is very knowledgeable about evidence and evidence processing.  I can tell by her teaching that she is passionate about what she does.  The procedures manual is a great learning tool.”    Lt. Rohner, Hammond PD

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“Nice.  We received alot of useful information.  Beneficial tips to share with co-workers.”  Participant of the DeSoto Parish S/O class

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“Very helpful and I have learned a lot.  I liked how the instructor broke down each subject to help us better understand the processes of each subject.”  Participant of Seguin PD class

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“She knows her material & presents it well.  Topics and visuals were very good.”  Participant of Seguin PD class

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“I appreciate all the forms and booklets provided to us.  Especially since I have no previous experience in this position.”  Participant of Seguin PD class

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“Great presentation of information.  Excellent instruction! Thank you so much, I hope to end you 2 of my custodians next year.”  Supervisor Marusich – NV State Gaming Control Board- NV

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“Ideas for organization were explained very effectively”  Supervisor Wiesner, Las Vegas Metro PD – NV

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Supervisors class:  “Quality training and presentation.  Best training I have attended on Evidence – Thank you”  Supervisor Marusich – NV Gaming Control Board-NV

 

“As someone who has experienced this (critical events) this was well presented, as was the entire class.”
Fresno PD Class Participant

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“Instructor was knowledgeable, glad she had us do class exercises.”
Det. Unerfusser, Denison PD

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“This class, for me by far, is the best I’ve attended due to the comprehensive knowledge you have but more importantly the solutions you provide.”
Evidence Supervisor Amyot, Las Vegas Metro PD

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“Amazing job! One of my best classes I’ve had in my nine years in Law Enforcement!”
Sgt. Stastny, Kaufman PD

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Strength of the class: “Group exercises, good networking with others…”  Instructor:  “Very knowledgeable. Enthusiastic about the material.  Kept the classes interesting; well organized”  M. Moore, Mansfield PD

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“Class was very informative – instructor made it clear; step by step” Participant of Fort Worth class

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“Presentation was very useful and well communicated” M. Munday

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“Joyce is very knowledgeable on evidence & property room.  I really enjoyed the class.”  Deputy Arnold, Calcasieu Parish S/O

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Strength of Procedures section:  “Having a full procedures layout to use as an example to build on”.  Clerk II Bienvenu, Manderville PD

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Basic Class:  “Joyce was a great instructor, very motivated and kept my attention.”  Sgt. Liz Robinson-Chan, Aurora PD

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Basic Class:  “Good resources / lins.  Explanations of inventory was a big help!”  Instructor:  “Great demeanor/approachable.  Most informative class I have attended.”  Participant of the Skokie IL class

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Basic Class:  “Very helpful and useful info.!  Great handouts!”  Instructor:  “Very knowledgeable, prepared and professional!”  Police Serv. Rep. Brian Lipowski

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Basic Class:  “Very professional, very informative.  Best evidence class I’ve ever attended.”  Participant of the Skokie IL class

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Supervisor class: “Very effective training – highly organized.”  Marissa McLain, Oceanside Police Dept

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Supervisor class:  “Excellent instructor!  Gifted speaker!  So easy to listen to, very informative and great info on problem solving in many areas. Very organized information, very thorough on each topic.”  Linda Gibson, Apple Valley District PD

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“Both classes were very informative.  I’m excited to return and start getting our procedure manual started and our evidence room organized.  Your class was a great class.  Thank you for your time and knowledge.”  Sonia Carrillo, Apple Valley District PD

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Supervisor Class:  “Thank you for your time.  You have a lot of good recommendations that we will implement.”  Participant of Oceanside class