Case study

CHAIN OF CUSTODY AT THE FEDERAL DISTRICT CIVIL POLICE: A LEADING EXPERIENCE IN IMPLEMENTING LAW 13.964/2019

How to cite: Nascimento CGH, Valadão RP, Cardoso G. Chain of custody at the Federal District Civil Police: a leading experience in implementing law 13.964/2019. Persp Med Legal Pericia Med. 2022; 7: e221117

https://dx.doi.org/10.47005/221117

Submitted 09/13/2022
Accepted 11/23/2022

The authors inform no conflict of interest.

CADEIA DE CUSTÓDIA NA PCDF: UMA EXPERIÊNCIA DE VANGUARDA PARA IMPLEMENTAÇÃO DA LEI 13.964/2019

Cyntia Gioconda Honorato Nascimento (1)

http://lattes.cnpq.br/1950465999633364https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9781-3718

Robinson Pereira Valadão (1)

http://lattes.cnpq.br/6574829976112492https://orcid.org/ 0000-0003-4537-4092

Glaiton Cardoso (1)

http://lattes.cnpq.br/0591330387518308https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4424-8115

(1) Central de Guarda e Custódia de Vestígios (CGCV), Departamento de Polícia Técnica da Polícia Civil do Distrito Federal, Brasília-DF, Brasil

Email: cgcv@pcdf.df.gov.br

ABSTRACT

Introduction: The criminal evidence stands out among others in the prosecution for providing an impartial analysis of criminal evidence, based on scientific methodology and, therefore, with the characteristic of reproducibility of its results, thus strengthening the procedural processing of contradiction. Material and methods: This article presents the Center for Storage and Custody of Remains (CGCV) of the Federal District Civil Police (PCDF) and its actions carried out to comply with the Anti-Crime Package or Law 13.964/2019, concerning the chain of custody, marking the pioneering spirit of the PCDF in Brazil in this context. Results and discussion: Procedural implementation was put in place expediently, however structural changes are still under analysis or in execution. Conclusion: If the chain of custody is not properly constituted, the material evidence may be totally or partially invalidated and, consequently, so may the resulting expert examination.

Keywords: chain of custody, Law 13.964/2019, anti-crime package, criminal evidence.


Bibliographical references

  1. LEI 13.964 (que alterou o CÓDIGO PENAL E PROCESSUAL PENAL), de 24 de dezembro de 2019 disponíveis em: http://www.planalto.gov.br/ccivil_03/_ato2019-2022/2019/lei/L13964.htm
  2. Diretrizes da PORTARIA Nº 82, de 16 de julho de 2014, da SECRETÁRIA NACIONAL DE SEGURANÇA PÚBLICA DO MINISTÉRIO DA JUSTIÇA (SENASP), disponível em:  http://www.lex.com.br/legis_25740023_portaria_n_82_de_16_de_julho_de_2014