Employment Opportunity

Crime Scene Technician

Amarillo Police Department, Amarillo, Texas

Salary: $37,861 year

Final Filing Date: September 17, 2018

Responsible for photographing and processing crime scenes for evidence as well as performing the required daily tasks in the Crime Scene Investigation Unit as assigned by the CSIU Supervisor.

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Under supervision and in accordance with procedures:
  • photographs and searches crime scenes for evidence
  • collects evidence, trains officers and Crime Scene Technicians in identification work
  • examines evidence and uses a wide array of chemical and powder processes to develop latent prints on all types of evidence
  • operates AFIS and SPEX system
  • testifies in court
  • packages evidence and prepare lab reports and submits evidence to lab


  • A high school diploma including 60 college credit hours is required.
  • One (1) year full-time CSI experience or 2 years experience in a law enforcement agency in an investigative support role is required.
  • A valid Texas drivers license is required.
  • Bachelor's degree in criminal justice, natural science, or a related field from an accredited college or university,
  • 2 years experience as a CSI in a law enforcement agency;
  • Basic photography school;
  • Developing latent print school;
  • Chemical processing school;
  • Crime scene search school;
  • Forensic technician certification, IAI certification.
Essential Job Functions:
  • Works and drives in all weather conditions.

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Posted: September 11, 2018

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