Virginia Association of Property & Evidence Professionals (VAPEP)

The goal of the Virginia Association of Property & Evidence Professionals (VAPEP) is to promote education and training and increase the level of professionalism of personnel associated with the proper collection, preservation, storage, processing and disposal of property and evidence through cooperation and sharing of information with individual agencies.

Upcoming Events

IAPE Training Seminar: Property Room Management
October 13-14, 2021
Virginia Beach Police Department • Virginia Beach, VA

This two-day course provides a unique training opportunity for those responsible for, or are actively involved in the operation, supervision or management of a Property and Evidence Unit.

  • In-depth training in "best-practices" for evidence and property room management
  • Network with other professionals from across the nation. 
  • Instructors are recognized experts in the field, with professional and academic credentials.
  • Fee includes tuition, membership for non-members, student workbooks and study materials.
  • Each student will receive a certificate of attendance and various links for needed manuals.
Click here for additional course info  |  Click here for scholarship info

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Training Location: 
Virgina Beach Law Enforcement Training Academy
411 Integrity Way • Virgina Beach, VA 23451

Lodging Location:
Hampton Inn Virgina Beach - Oceanfront North
3107 Atlantic Ave • Virgina Beach, VA 23451
Room Rate: $106.00 (plus tax) — Rate good till: 9/10/2021
Call: 757-428-7233


VAPEP Membership

There are two classifications of membership:

  • General Membership is open to those individuals involved in the processing and retention of property for criminal justice agencies within the state of Virginia on an individual basis.

  • Associate Member/Corporate Membership is open to those individuals indirectly involved with the property and evidence function, for or on behalf of, criminal justice agencies; or individuals directly or indirectly involved in the property and evidence function who do not work or reside in the State of Virginia.  Associate/Corporate members shall not have the right to hold office or vote.

Currently, all memberships are no-fee and are valid from January 1 through December 31 of each calendar year.

Become A VAPEP Member


Questions about VAPEP?

If you have questions about the Virginia Association of Property & Evidence Professionals, contact:

MPO (Ret) Lynn Coulter
Phone: 703-795-9466
Fax: 804-285-3363


The Virginia Association of Property & Evidence Professionals (VAPEP) is an affiliate organization of the Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police.  The VACP acts as the management agent of VAPEP.