Employment Opportunity

Digital Evidence Technician

Naperville Police Department, Naperville, Illinois

Salary: $44,574.40 - $56,305.60 Annually

Final Filing Date: Open until filled

The City of Naperville's Police Department seeks a Digital Evidence Technician to maintain and process digital media for the Police Department and manage the complete suite of video media systems. The position is responsible for managing system security, maintenance, storage, retrieval, transfers, copying, dissemination, and destruction of digital media according to legal and policy requirements. This full-time, civilian (non-union) position works an 8-hour shift Monday – Friday.

Duties and Requirements Click to read more


The Digital Evidence Technician
  • Processes all formats of digital media, extracting relevant evidence;
  • Prints photographs and copies video and audio tapes;
  • Operates and maintains digital media equipment;
  • Prepares paperwork and items of evidence for laboratory requests and transports evidence to and from labs.
  • The position receives, maintains, and provides for proper disposition of evidence and property according to established procedures and arranges for and document final disposition of evidence and property.
  • Performs data entry to maintain computerized chain of evidence for each property or evidence item and conducts inventory of all items held by the unit;
  • Responds to citizen and other governmental agencies pertaining to evidence, property and court orders;
  • Provides assistance to internal and external customers;
  • Coordinates with the DuPage and Will County States Attorneys, Illinois Attorney General, and federal prosecutors officers to provide digital evidence.


  • Associate's degree (Bachelor's degree is preferred) OR at least two years of experience in forensics, evidence or records management is required.
  • Specialized training in photography and digital photography is required.
  • Preferred candidates will also have specialized training in computerized/digital evidence retrieval.
  • All candidates must possess a valid Illinois Class D driver's license and will be required to successfully pass a polygraph test as well as a post-offer drug screen.
  • Skills in digital media extraction are necessary, and strong organizational, time management and multi-tasking skills are a must.
  • Selected candidate must have strong communication skills (both verbal and written) and have the ability to work well with other government personnel.

Do you have the Education Required? See available on-line and campus-based degree programs now!

How to apply: Apply online

Posted: August 7, 2019

NOTE: The crime-scene-investigator.net is not responsible for typographical errors or omissions in employment notices on this web site. Often, employers change final filing dates, change duties and/or requirements, or close employment openings without notice. If you are interested in a job posted on this site be sure to contact the employer to see if changes in the filing date or job announcement have been made. Employers can also provide more information about open positions that does not appear in the announcements on these pages.