By de-centralizing our resources and establishing successful partnerships with trusted companies like SafeStore USA, we are able to better serve and protect the community through better resource management and deployment.
Randy Turtle CEO
JOE LATTA Property Room Management Expert
CHAD CALLAGHAN Director of Warehouse Operations
LAURIE PETERSON Operations Manager
An accomplished lawyer and businesswoman, Randy Turtle helped to pioneer the field of third-party evidence storage in the mid 1990s when SafeStore was founded.
Joe Latta has been affiliated with SafeStore since 2002, providing expertise in property management and evidence storage. A retired Lieutenant with the Burbank Police Department, Joe is Executive Director and Lead Instructor of the IAPE (International Association for Property and Evidence).
Chad Callaghan has more than 30 years of experience in managing warehouse operations and distribution services for businesses.
With a versatile Bachelors of Arts degree in English and a minor in Secondary Education, Laurie Peterson has had a diverse career in business and education.
CEO and President
An accomplished lawyer and businesswoman, Randy Turtle helped to pioneer the field of third-party evidence storage in the mid 1990s when SafeStore USA was founded. As an attorney, Randy served the film and television industries, managing labor contracts and researching copyright and other intellectual property matters. She went on to manage B2B sales efforts for the largest independent manufacturer of computer-related products in the United States. For the past 25 years, Randy has applied her management skills, legal expertise and experience in secure evidence storage to meet the needs of SafeStore USA diverse and specialized clients. An expert in the complexities of chain of custody and evidence preservation, Randy has been honored to participate in the California State Sheriff’s Association, California Police Chiefs Association, California Association of Property and Evidence, FBI National Academy Associates, and California Association of Crime Lab Directors and other esteemed organizations.
Property Room Management Liaison
Joe Latta has been affiliated with SafeStore USA since 2002, providing expertise in property management and evidence storage. A retired Lieutenant with the Burbank Police Department, Joe is Executive Director and Lead Instructor of the IAPE (International Association for Property and Evidence). In the past 20 years, he has conducted Property Room Management classes to more than 15,000 law enforcement personnel. He is also President of Evidence Control Systems, Inc., which provides property room auditing services to law enforcement agencies throughout the U.S.
Director of Warehouse Operations
Chad Callaghan has more than 30 years of experience in managing warehouse operations and distribution services for businesses. His deep knowledge and expertise in inventory management, facility management, security, inspection and building audits enable him to effectively manage SafeStore USA warehouse facilities.
We are appreciative to have SafeStore USA as a trusted business partner. Your services have been useful to us in meeting the challenges of evidence storage.
The Alameda Police Department would encourage other agencies with storage issues to also consider Randy Turtle and SafeStore USA for any of their storage needs. SafeStore USA has been a great asset for the City of Alameda.
On behalf of the Federal Defenders Office, we would like to say thank you for all your time and effort to assist us with the storage of the Kaczynski cabin.
Their staff is professional and courteous, and they provide these services at a competitive and reasonable rate to EG&G.