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Crime Laboratory Analyst - Digital Evidence

Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Tallahassee, and Tampa, Florida

Salary: $50,948.00 per year

Final Filing Date: December 31, 2018

Duties and Requirements Click to read more


  • Analysts in the Digital Evidence section conduct detailed laboratory examination and analysis of computer evidence involved in criminal cases at the request of law enforcement agencies. The results of these examinations are incorporated into written reports which form a basis for associated legal proceedings.


Minimum Qualifications:
  • A bachelor’s or advanced degree from an accredited college or university in computer engineering, computer science, computer forensics, physics, mathematics or other related scientific fields;
  • OR
  • A bachelor’s or advanced degree from an accredited college or university and two years of experience in the area of digital investigations.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of the terminology, principles and analytical techniques used in the analysis of physical evidence as it applies to the forensic laboratory;
  • Knowledge of the correct procedures for providing expert testimony in court;
  • Knowledge of the procedures for packaging, handling and preserving evidence;
  • Knowledge of what constitutes physical evidence;
  • Knowledge of the scientific method of conducting research;
  • Skill in the use of scientific laboratory equipment;
  • Skill in calibrating and maintaining laboratory equipment;
  • Ability to conduct forensic science experiments, analyze results, formulate conclusions and present findings verbally and in writing;
  • Ability to give sworn testimony as an expert witness in court;
  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

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Posted: September 5, 2018

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