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Job Description:

  • 1) Collects, analyzes, classifies and photographs physical evidence and fingerprints to identify criminals: Searches for evidence and dusts surfaces to reveal latent fingerprints.

  • 2) Photographs crime site and fingerprints to obtain record of evidence.

  • 3) Lifts print on tape and transfers to permanent record cards.

  • 4) Vacuums site to collect physical evidence and submits to SUPERVISOR, IDENTIFICATION AND COMMUNICATIONS for verifications.

  • 5) Photographs, fingerprints, and measures height and weight of arrested suspects, noting physical characteristics, and posts data on record for filing.

  • 6) Prepares and photographs plastic moulage of footprints and tire tracks.

  • 7) Compares fingerprints obtained with suspect or unknown files to identify perpetrator.

  • 8) Manipulates mask mirror on specialized equipment to prepare montage of suspect according to description from witnesses.

  • 9) May fingerprint applicant for employment or federal clearance and forward prints to other law enforcement agencies.

  • 10) May testify in court as qualified fingerprint expert.




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DOT:   377.264-010

Job Number: 5078