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Gather, analyze, correlate, or evaluate information from a variety of resources, such as law enforcement databases.
||Criminal Investigators and Special Agents
- Obtain and verify evidence by interviewing and observing suspects and witnesses or by analyzing records.
- Examine records to locate links in chains of evidence or information.
- Compare crime scene fingerprints with those from suspects or fingerprint files to identify perpetrators, using computers.
||Private Detectives and Investigators
- Search computer databases, credit reports, public records, tax or legal filings, or other resources to locate persons or to compile information for investigations.
- Obtain and analyze information on suspects, crimes, or disturbances to solve cases, to identify criminal activity, or to gather information for court cases.
- Examine records and governmental agency files to find identifying data about suspects.
- Analyze completed police reports to determine what additional information and investigative work is needed.
||Police Identification and Records Officers
- Identify, compare, classify, and file fingerprints, using systems such as Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) or the Henry Classification System.
||Parking Enforcement Workers
- Enter and retrieve information pertaining to vehicle registration, identification, and status, using hand-held computers.