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Evidence Technician Runs Police Room Holding Grim History

For 11 years Orem city employee Tara Calancea has been caring for, recording and storing evidence from Orem’s crime scenes. 

The Daily Herald reports that while Calancea admits she is just shy of the formal education most in her career position are required to have, she has “boots on the ground” experience. That means she has been seeing a lot of crime scenes. She takes photos, makes videos, places evidence location markers and then collects the evidence on scene. She also catalogs and records items kept as evidence. When it comes to homicides, the evidence is kept almost forever.