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How do I add, edit, or delete Evidence Item Types?

Item Types (for Evidence items) need to be defined prior to the configuration of Notifications, creating Item Management Plans, and running reports.

Access the Item Type Master Screen

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To access the Item Type Master screen, expand the Admin section on the Quicklist, then expand the Item Management subsection and click on Item Type. The Item Type Master screen will appear.

Add a New Item Type

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To add a new Item Type, click the Add Item Type button. A new section called Add Item Type will appear at the bottom of the screen:

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Enter the name of the new Item Type and a description. The description is the text that will appear for this Item Type in reports and communications. If the Item Type is a biohazard, place a checkmark in the checkbox next to Bio Hazard.

Click OK to save the new Item Type. Click Clear to clear the information and start over. Click Cancel to close the Add Item Type section without saving changes.

Delete an Item Type

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To delete an Item Type, click the Delete Item icon associated with the Item Type in the list.

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A confirmation dialog box will appear. Click Yes to delete the Item Type or No to cancel the deletion process and return to the Item Type Master screen.

Edit an Existing Item Type

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To edit an existing Item Type, click the Edit Item (pencil) icon associated with the Item Type in the list. A new section called Update Item Type will appear at the bottom of the screen:

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Make the necessary changes to the Item Type and click OK. Click Clear to clear the information and start over. Click Cancel to close the section without saving changes and return tot he Item Type Master screen.

Example

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In the above example, a new Item Type is created.

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