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Latent Print Examiner

Anchorage Police Department, Anchorage, Alaska

Salary: $70,948.80 - $97,510.40 Annually

Final Filing Date: July 17, 2020

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Duties:

  • Under general direction the latent print examiner is responsible for performing forensic examinations of latent print evidence. The position will use analytical instrumentation and proven methodologies to process evidence for latent prints. Utilizing various capture techniques, to include digital photography, the examiner will be responsible for visualizing, documenting, and recovering latent prints. The position will perform comparisons of latent prints to known exemplars utilizing the ACE-V (Analysis, Comparison, Evaluation – Verification) methodology. The examiner will also use Automated Fingerprint Identification Systems (AFIS) on a regular basis as well as collect DNA/biological evidence from crime evidence. Upon request, the examiner will be required to present the findings of their examinations in a courtroom setting.
  • As assigned, the position may perform other related duties to include footwear and tire track examinations, serial number restorations, crime scene processing, and training.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent and six (6) years of latent print experience.
  • OR
  • Associate's degree in Criminal Justice, Physical Science, Forensic Science, Information Technology or a closely related discipline and four (4) years of latent print experience.
  • OR
  • Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice, Physical Science, Forensic Science, Information Technology or a closely related discipline and two (2) years of latent print experience.
  • OR
  • Master's degree in Criminal Justice, Physical Science, Forensic Science, Information Technology or a closely related discipline and one (1) year of latent print experience.

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Posted: June 26, 2020

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