Forensic Science Technician Research Paper

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Forensic Science Technician Description of Job Duties: A Forensic Science Technician may specialize either in crime scene investigation or in laboratory analysis. They investigate crimes by analyzing physical evidence. In a scene: • Walk through the scene and determine what and how evidence should be collected • Take photographs of both evidence and crime scene • Make sketches of scene • Write notes of their observation and findings, such as location and position of evidence where it was found • Collect physical evidence, including weapons, fingerprints, and bodily fluids • And catalog and preserve evidence before transferring it to a crime lab In a lab: • identify and classify evidence • explore links between suspects and criminal
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