What is the purpose of a chain of custody?
A) It proves who owns the item in custody
B) It shows that the item was operational when it was taken into custody
C) It maintains the integrity of the item in custody
D) It allows you to recreate the item in custody
E) It allows you to get a premium for the item on eBay
The answer: C) It maintains the integrity of the item in custody
A chain of custody documents everyone who contacts the evidence and confirms that the evidence was not modified.
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