Assists law enforcement in the investigation of criminal acts and typically works in forensic crime labs, examining evidence in order to identify suspects.
Assisting with the investigation of a crime scene. Investigators work with blood, hair, fingerprints, and weapons to examine and analyze evidence.
At criminal sites, gathering evidence or conducting field tests.
Keeping track of and documenting test results.
Creating reports based on the findings.
Based on findings, advising law police and judges.
Assuring that laboratory equipment is clean and well-maintained.
Taking the stand as a witness in court.
Degree in genetics, forensic sciences, or a related field is required.
Previous forensic analyst experience.
Excellent communication and teamwork abilities.
Unbiased and confidential.
Excellent research abilities.