Collects, identifies, classifies, and analyzes physical evidence related to criminal investigations. Performs tests on weapons or substances, such as fiber, hair, and tissue to determine significance to investigation. May testify as expert witnesses on evidence or crime laboratory techniques. May serve as specialists in area of expertise, such as ballistics, fingerprinting, handwriting, or biochemistry.
This career is part of the Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security cluster Law Enforcement Services pathway.
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