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Central Evidence Facility

The Central Evidence Facility (CEF) preserves and protects evidence collected by DPS law enforcement officers across the state. CEF also provides training for all DPS Field Evidence Custodians through a comprehensive review of DPS policies and statutory laws pertaining to the appropriate collection and handling of evidence. SCDPS participates in the Federal Equitable Sharing Program, which is processed through CEF’s Asset Forfeiture Officer. CEF includes DPS uniformed law enforcement officers with extensive training in evidence collection, preservation, and disposal protocols.

Street Address:
1620 Shop Road
Columbia, SC 29201

Mailing Address:
PO Box 1993
Blythewood, SC 29016

Voice: 803 737-3955
Fax: 803 737-6322
TTY Number: TTY 711