Employment Opportunity

Evidence Officer

Lake Charles Police Department, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Salary: $15.17 - $15.18 per hour

Final Filing Date: Open until filled

The Evidence Officer performs tasks in a wide range of situations in law enforcement field work, not requiring peace officer status. Primary responsibilities revolve around the proper collection, processing, cataloging, preservation and storage of wide variety of police evidence.

The Evidence Officer’s duty is to support and assist police officers, detectives and other department personnel in collecting, photographing, preserving, processing and documentation of evidence at routine, as well as complex crime scenes.

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Some examples of duties may include:
  • Processing a Wide Variety of Crime Scenes
  • Collect a Variety of Evidence Items
  • Fingerprinting of Persons
  • Video Interviews and Statements
  • Photographing and Videotaping Crime Scenes
  • Preparing Crime Scene Sketches
  • Custody of collected evidence
  • Providing Testimony in Court


Required items:
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • US Birth Certificate, US Passport or Certificate of Naturalization
  • Valid Drivers License

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How to apply: Apply online

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Posted: July 15, 2021

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