Employment Opportunity

Evidence Technician

College Station Police Department, College Station, Texas

Salary: $29,140.80 - $32,052.80 Annually

Final Filing Date: Open until filled

Under general supervision of the Information Services Manager, the Digital Evidence Technician is responsible for the processing, storage, maintenance, security and inventory of digital evidence under the care and custody of the Police Department.

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  • Operates computer system hardware and software to process digital media (video, photo and audio) evidence.
  • Copies/duplicates digital media for internal and external requests.
  • Ensures digital evidence is properly tagged and classified for retention purposes.
  • Researches dispositions of cases for proper disposal of digital evidence.
  • Provide testimony in criminal court cases.
  • Assist Evidence Technicians in the performance of basic evidence room functions including handling various articles of evidence (including weapons, controlled substances, personal property), as well as processing, logging storing and releasing/disposing of items of evidence when needed. Also includes preparing court orders, scheduling property hearings and other evidence related clerical duties.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by the Manager.


  • High school diploma or GED equivalent and Valid Texas driver's license
  • Knowledge of different digital storage hardware and software, image file types, digital media practices, processes and equipment.
  • Ability to effectively maintain, organize and distribute mass quantities of digital media (video, photo and audio) within required time frames.
  • Ability to work after hours to handle evidence as required.
  • Must not currently be or have been within the last ten (10) years on court-ordered community supervision or probation for any criminal offense of the grade of a Class B misdemeanor or above.
  • May not have been convicted of an offense of the grade of a Class B misdemeanor or above within the last ten (10) years.
  • May not have been, at any time, convicted of a felony offense or any family violence offense.
  • Knowledge of proper handling of digital media related to hardware, software, duplication, redaction, etc.
  • Must be able to act with courtesy, tact, and diplomacy and strictly observe confidentiality rules.
  • Must be detail-oriented and possess excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Must have the ability to maintain complex clerical records accurately and efficiently and prepare detailed reports.
  • Must possess, or be able to quickly acquire, a working knowledge of the Texas Penal Code, Code of Criminal Procedure and other sources of criminal offenses, Texas Public Information Act and the Government Code.
  • Must be able to become proficient in various PC applications and to enter and retrieve data with speed and accuracy.
  • Must be physically fit to pick up heavy boxes or other articles as necessary.
  • May be required to appear in criminal court trials on matters relating to evidence.

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Posted: May 23, 2017

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