Presentation on theme: "Careers in Forensic Science Crime Scene Investigator By Allyson Jenkins."— Presentation transcript:
Careers in Forensic Science Crime Scene Investigator By Allyson Jenkins
Job Description and Responsibilities Secure the crime scene Take accurate measurements at the crime scene Perform fingerprint analysis Collect and preserve evidence at the crime scene Sketch and photograph the crime scene Attend and photograph autopsies Write detailed reports Testify as a witness in court
Skills Required Read maps and know the geography of the area Observe, record, and recall details Know photographic techniques Process and classify fingerprints Use safety precautions in all aspects of the job Give an honest and accurate testimony Work well with others including coworkers, court personnel, and the public
Education Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college in any of the following fields: ▫Natural Science ▫Forensic Science ▫Criminology ▫Criminalistics Previously CSI’s have been encouraged to work as sworn police officers for a number of years, but this is no longer a requirement in most agencies.
Job Outlook This is a growing field and is therefore described as having an “excellent” job outlook Yearly salary is listed as $27,683 - $52,471 depending on location and experience
Works Cited http://www.crime-scene- investigator.net/becomeone.htmlhttp://www.crime-scene- investigator.net/becomeone.html http://www.explorehealthcareers.org/en/Career.124.aspxhttp://www.explorehealthcareers.org/en/Career.124.aspx