Salary: $42,869 - $63,003 annually
Final Filing Date: February 11, 2019
The Phoenix Police Department Laboratory Services Bureau is a nationally accredited forensic laboratory that provides technical assistance and training, evaluates and analyzes evidence, interprets results and provides expert testimony related to the full spectrum of physical evidence recovered from crime scenes. Some of the scientific procedures utilized by the laboratory have the potential for linking a suspect to a crime, victim, or a scene.
Crime Scene Specialist III’s work on more complex crime scenes (e.g. homicides, officer involved shootings, death investigations, aggravated assaults, etc.) requiring a great amount of technical skills and expertise. Duties include providing support to Police Officers, Detectives, and Forensic Scientists in analyzing, documenting, collecting, and preserving physical evidence; photographing and recording crime scenes showing correlation between evidence and scene; and performing various analytical techniques such as chemical and photographic processes in the field and/or laboratory to analyze, develop, and preserve evidence. The majority of work is performed in the field, including at crime scenes, at the Medical Examiner’s Office, and in the Laboratory. A Crime Scene Specialist III may serve as a lead to Crime Scene Specialists I & II classifications at major crime scenes.
Crime Scene Specialists differ from Forensic Scientists in that they are involved in collecting and processing evidence from crime scenes and Forensic Scientists utilize science in a laboratory environment to process controlled substances, toxicology, etc.
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Posted: January 28, 2018
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