Investigates and evaluates the crime scene and determines the scope of the scene.
Applies scientific knowledge to determine the forensic process applicable to each scene.
Ensures the Rules of Evidence as dictated by state law are followed; notes in detail all crime scene observations; reconstructs events to aid in determining sequence of events during crime.
Dusts and lifts latent fingerprints from objects at crime scenes; makes plaster casts of footprints and tire treads.
Testifies in court regarding observations made and evidence obtained at crime scenes.
Interacts with various other professional, judicial, investigative, insurance, and public and private agencies in support of on-going investigations, to ensure accurate and thorough information exchanges.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
High School diploma or GED; no previous experience required.
Valid Driver's License.
NCIC / GCIC Certification within 6 months of assignment to position.
Prior experience working as a crime scene technician or forensic investigator.
State of Georgia Identification Technician Certification.
While performing the essential functions of this job, the incumbent is frequently required to lift, move or carry objects up to 50 pounds.
Cobb County Government - 2 years ago