Employment Opportunity

Crime Scene/Property Technician

Weatherford Police Department, Weatherford, Texas

Salary: $24.38 to $34.55 per hour

Final Filing Date: Open Until Filled

The City of Weatherford's Police Department is looking to hire a Crime Scene/Property Technician. The Crime Scene/Property Technician is a non-sworn civilian position that is responsible for processing crime scenes, including the collection, documentation, analysis, and preservation of evidence.

Duties and Requirements Click to read more


Roles & Responsibilities Include:
  • Processing crime scenes by documenting, collecting, preserving, and packaging evidence according to established standards.
  • Analyze, process, maintain, and document crime scenes using various forensic techniques and processes including photography, digital video, measurements, latent print processing/examination, and diagrams.
  • Prepares submits and conducts searches using the Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) to identify or eliminate suspects in criminal cases.
  • Responds to crime scenes including fatality and serious accident scenes for photographic, evidentiary, and evidence collection purposes during regular work hours, evenings, and after routine hours.
  • Ensures crime scene vehicle(s) are properly maintained and adequate supplies for processing and preservation of evidence are available.
  • Prepares reports and visual presentation of findings, investigative methods, techniques, and procedures.
  • Testifies as an expert witness in criminal and administrative proceedings.
  • Transports evidence to and from scenes and labs while maintaining proper chain of custody.
  • Works in collaboration with the property custodian to receive, store, safeguard, dispose, and inventory evidence and property.

 Earn a Degree in Crime Scene Investigation, Forensic Science, Computer Forensics or Forensic Psychology


  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Applicant must be 21 years of age or older.
  • Agreement to successfully complete and obtain departmentally required certifications within the first twenty-four (24) months of employment.
  • Above knowledge and skill may be gained by any combination of training and experience leading to the described level of knowledge and skill in the areas of crime scene and property/evidence management.
  • Graduation from an accredited university with an associate or bachelor’s degree in forensic science or related field.
  • Two (2) years of crime scene technician or crime scene investigative experience for a law enforcement agency.
  • Two (2) years of experience as a property/evidence technician for a law enforcement agency.
  • Latent Print Examiner
  • Certification(s) as a Crime Scene Technician such as Texas Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) Forensic Investigator I and/or II.
  • Experience and/or certifications relating to property and evidence operations such as International Association for Property and Evidence (IAPE) Certified Property and Evidence Specialist.

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Posted: September 13, 2023

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