Employment Opportunity

Crime Scene Investigator I

Temple Police Department, Temple, Texas

Salary: Hiring Rate $20.50 - $26.14 per hour

Final Filing Date: Open until filled

Responds to crime scenes and other serious incident locations to support the protection of life, property, and preservation of evidence. Flexibility to work, days, evenings, weekends, and holiday hours as needed and during emergency situations. Must be available by phone 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Duties and Requirements Click to read more


Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Gathers, transports, analyzes, interprets, and stores evidence from crime scenes, death investigations and traffic fatalities according to Department Property and Evidence policies
  • Collects, processes, and evaluates latent fingerprints, conducts visual and physical analysis and comparison of crime scene latent prints to local, state, and national fingerprint databases and in accordance with Department Policies and Procedures
  • Provides technical support and training regarding the management, handling and storing of property and evidence for all divisions within the Police Department.
  • Reads and interprets criminal codes, case law, department policies and procedures and/or other materials to increase knowledge and ensure proper legal action
  • Prepares necessary documentation and evidence for court, attends pre-trail hearings, and testifies in Municipal, County, District and Federal courts
  • Attends courses, seminars, and in-services to enhance knowledge, skills, and abilities
  • Inventories, orders, and maintains evidence processing and collection supplies and equipment
  • Responds to general questions from the public and establishes a professional rapport with the community
  • Develops and maintains relationships with local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies, court systems, schools, citizens, and civic groups
  • Operates and maintains city-owned vehicles in accordance with Texas Traffic Laws, City and Department Policies and Procedures
  • Communicates clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing
  • Performs other duties as assigned

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Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in a science or crime scene related field
Preferred Qualifications
  • Two (2) years of experience as a Crime Scene Analyst
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • International Association for Identification Certification (I.A.I) - preferred
  • AFIS certification (Automated Fingerprint Identification System) - preferred

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How to apply: Apply online

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Posted: October 28, 2022

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