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Participate in forensic activities, such as tooth and bone structure identification, in conjunction with police departments and pathologists.

19-4092.00 Forensic Science Technicians   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Collect evidence from crime scenes, storing it in conditions that preserve its integrity.
  • Visit morgues, examine scenes of crimes, or contact other sources to obtain evidence or information to be used in investigations.
  • Confer with ballistics, fingerprinting, handwriting, documents, electronics, medical, chemical, or metallurgical experts concerning evidence and its interpretation.
  • Use chemicals or other substances to examine latent fingerprint evidence and compare developed prints to those of known persons in databases.
  • Collect impressions of dust from surfaces to obtain and identify fingerprints.
  • Examine and analyze blood stain patterns at crime scenes.
  • Examine firearms to determine mechanical condition and legal status, performing restoration work on damaged firearms to obtain information, such as serial numbers.
  • Compare objects, such as tools, with impression marks to determine whether a specific object is responsible for a specific mark.
  • Analyze gunshot residue and bullet paths to determine how shootings occurred.
  • Determine types of bullets and specific weapons used in shootings.