chain of custody

Main Entry:  chain of custody
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  the order in which a piece of criminal evidence should be handled by persons investigating a case, specif. the unbroken trail of accountability that ensures the physical security of samples, data, and records in a criminal investigation's 21st Century Lexicon
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