10 Best Crime Scene Investigator Job Descriptions

Crime Scene Investigator Job summary 1

The Crime Scene Investigator is responsible for providing law enforcement services to the community. Coordinates and supervises all law enforcement functions and services of an assigned shift, staff of police personnel or specialized technical police work.

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Crime Scene Investigator Job summary 2

The incumbent will serve as a Crime Scene Investigator in Internal Affairs and will perform the full range of in-depth investigative duties requiring a comprehensive knowledge of law enforcement and skills involving a high degree of independent judgment, immediate decisions, and a high degree of initiative and resourcefulness.

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Crime Scene Investigator Job summary 3

Under immediate supervision a Crime Scene Investigator, is responsible for criminal investigative work of routine difficulty; and performs related work as required. An employee in this class performs a full range of criminal investigation, criminal identification, case preparation and prosecution duties.

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Crime Scene Investigator Job summary 4

The Crime Scene Investigator performs work related to crime scene processing and evidence/property management. This non-sworn position is responsible for the identification, documentation, collection, processing, and classification of evidence from crime scenes which may lead to the arrest and conviction of responsible parties. Work involves processing of crime scenes for evidence according to guidelines; securing, storing, and transporting evidence and property to/from crime scenes, to/from Crime Labs, to/from court as needed; maintaining the chain of custody of evidence to ensure integrity when introduced in court; and disposing of evidence and property as determined by department policy. The position also includes evidence room management and all related duties such as, but not limited to, receiving property, processing, storage, and disposal. Personnel in this position are subject to on-call scheduling on a regular basis.

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Crime Scene Investigator Job summary 5

The Crime Scene Investigator is primarily responsible for the complete investigation of all offenses against the criminal laws of the United States on assigned property. This jurisdictional arrangement requires additional knowledge of criminal law and inherent restrictions that comes with them.

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Crime Scene Investigator Job summary 6

Serve as a Crime Scene Investigator responsible for conducting and/or overseeing investigations of suspected felony violations against the laws of the United States.

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Crime Scene Investigator Job summary 7

Under general supervision, a Crime Scene Investigator performs crime scene investigations, evaluates and processes evidence, examines latent fingerprints and performs related duties and responsibilities in accordance with Police Department policies and procedures. Employees in this class work under close supervision as a trainee performing crime scene investigation duties according to established procedures in scene photography and videography, evidence evaluation, collection and processing, scene diagramming and latent fingerprint examination and identification. Incumbents receive both on-the-job and formal classroom training and perform duties of increasing responsibility that are generally observed and reviewed both during its performance and upon completion. During the first year of employment, incumbents are expected to progress in acquiring skills, knowledge and abilities to be able to perform work independent of direct oversight and supervision.

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Crime Scene Investigator Job summary 8

Under the general direction, the Crime Scene Investigator conducts thorough criminal investigations to prepare cases for criminal defense. Interviews suspects, witnesses and victims or other parties related to case investigation. Retrieves evidence and serves as a liaison to county police agencies. Serves subpoenas to witnesses or other parties as needed.

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Crime Scene Investigator Job summary 9

The Crime Scene Investigator is responsible for investigating crimes.

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Crime Scene Investigator Job summary 10

The Crime Scene Investigator conducts criminal investigations with primary emphasis on felony cases and performs a variety of law enforcement functions for the district Attorney’s Office.

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