Collect evidence at crime scene, classify and identify fingerprints, and photograph evidence for use in criminal and civil cases.
Community Service Officer, Crime Lab Analyst (Crime Laboratory Analyst), Crime Scene Evidence Technician, Crime Scene Investigator, Crime Scene Specialist, Crime Scene Technician, Criminalist, Evidence Custodian, Evidence Technician, Field Evidence Technician, Field Identification Specialist, Forensic Identification Specialist, Forensic Science Examiner, Forensic Scientist, Forensic Sergeant, Forensic Specialist, Identification Officer, Identification Technician, Latent Fingerprint Examiner, Latent Print Examiner, Police Crime Scene Technician
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