Employment Opportunity

Latent Print Examiner

Durham Police Department, Durham, North Carolina

Salary: $46,782.00 - $72,002.00 Annually

Final Filing Date: November 30, 2021

Responsible for assisting to process crime scenes for latent print evidence, collecting and analyzing latent print evidence and/or data, utilizing the ACE-V methodology to examine latent print evidence, maintaining laboratory and other analyses tools, preparing reports, and providing expert testimony.

Duties and Requirements Click to read more


  • Responsible for the development, documentation, receipt, comparison, and storage of latent print evidence.
  • Examines known record prints and latent print evidence utilizing the ACE-V methodology.
  • Maintains chain-of-custody of evidence.
  • Assists with obtaining known record prints from live and deceased individuals as needed.
  • Applies various techniques and imaging processes for visualization/development of latent print evidence, such as sequentially processing evidence using chemicals, powders, and light sources.
  • Knowledge of digital photography techniques to document and preserve latent print evidence.
  • Prepares and/or maintains reports, files, records, and other documentation; gathers and compiles information; and reviews work for accuracy and completeness.
  • Provides customer service in accordance with law enforcement protocols, policies and procedures.
  • May conduct latent print training as assigned.
  • Performs examinations on physical evidence to assist in the investigation of crimes.
  • Operates AFIS/NGI.
  • Maintains laboratory and associated equipment.
  • Utilizes personal protective equipment according to the prescribed safety standards and regulations.
  • Provides expert testimony and prepares displays to present information in court.
  • Performs other duties of a similar nature and level as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications & Experience
  • Associate‚Äôs degree in forensics, biology, chemistry, criminal justice, or a related field.
  • Two years of related Latent Print experience.
  • Valid, unrestricted, North Carolina driver's license "or" if you currently have another states driver's license, must be willing and able to obtain a valid NC driver's license within 60 days of hire.

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Posted: November 6, 2021

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