Upper Providence Police Specialist Now Certified

UPPER PROVIDENCE PA – After completing more than a year of training, Upper Providence Police Specialist Arielle Simmons has received her professional certification as an evidence specialist from the International Association for Property and Evidence, the township police department announced Friday (Feb. 3, 2023).

The association’s certification attests to Simmons’ training in and familiarity with professional standards to obtain, secure, and serve as a custodian of evidence that is or could become part of a law enforcement agency’s criminal investigations. She demonstrated her knowledge of obligations and best practices by completing and passing a comprehensive written examination, the department said.

Finishing the training and its accompanying tests represented plenty of hard work. The course “is no walk in the park,” the department noted, and proclaimed its pride in her accomplishment.

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