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Crime Scene Investigators, or Crime Scene Analysts, support law enforcement teams by documenting and processing evidence at a crime scene. Duties listed on sample resumes of Crime Scene Investigators include responding to a crime scene upon notification; conferring with supervisors on the scene; interviewing victims or witnesses present at the scene; collecting, bagging, and securing the evidence; and completing all proper paperwork pertaining to the scene. Different law enforcement agencies require different education levels, though some will hire applicants who are able to list on-the-job training on their resumes in lieu of a formal degree.

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Crime Scene Investigator

Tenure reflects 19 years of experience investigating complex crime scenes, including: home invasions, sexual assaults, burglaries and other property crimes, homicides, domestic violence, fatal accidents, and armed robberies for the City of Miami.

  • Provided expert testimony and responded to approximately 25 homicides and 200-300 burglaries per year.
  • Served as the lead on several homicides and cases involving police shootings.
  • Diligently assessed and processed crime scenes, packaged and transferred evidence, viewed and photographed autopsies.
  • Participated in conferences and briefings with the Chief of Police and staff, explained the crime scene and what occurred.
  • Earned four commendations.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
19
years
at this job
Teaching And Coaching
2

Crime Scene Investigator

Performed on-scene investigations of homicides, rapes, aggravated assaults and other property crimes

  • Utilized video equipment and 35mm as well as digital photography to document these scenes
  • Collected, preserved, and maintained evidence to ensure the integrity of the evidence chain
  • Constructed diagrams and composed detailed reports to adequately define my role in the investigations
  • Coordinated with the Medical Examiner and his staff to obtain necessary evidence
  • Provided court testimony as needed
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Criminal Justice
3

Crime Scene Investigator

Collected, documented and preserved physical evidence using a variety of forensic tools (including digital/35mm photography and video)

  • Served as a first responder for rapes, sexual assaults, homicides, and other violent crimes
  • Interviewed adult and juvenile victims and assisted them through investigative process
  • Worked with law enforcement personnel, victim advocates, and attorneys while on scenes and during trials
  • Provided training for law enforcement, attorneys, and public groups on numerous topics
  • Provided expert witness testimony in federal trial
  • Completed investigative, quarterly and annual statistical reports
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
C
Crime Scene Technology
BA
Anthropology
MS
Criminal Justice And Policy Management
4

Crime Scene Investigator

Received TCLEOSE certification - 320 hours of state certified instruction in evidence collection

  • Photographed and/or videotaped crime scenes
  • Collected, maintained, and packaged evidence
  • Searched for and lifted latent fingerprints using black powder, magnetic powder, Cyanoacrylate fuming, Ninhydrin, and Gentian Violet methods
  • Completed hand drawn sketches and computer aided diagrams of crime scenes
  • Prepared official case reports
  • Testified in court
  • Judge for 2004 San Antonio Area High School Criminal Justice Competition
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BA
Public Justice
5

Crime Scene Investigator

Served as a Crime Scene Tech Assistant during the three-month internship to hone skills in collecting crime scene evidence, fingerprint analysis, and how to document sensitive information.

  • Assisted authorities with crime scene investigations conducted by the [company name].
  • Collected and recorded physical information about arrested suspects, including fingerprints, height and weight measurements.
  • Properly used and maintained investigative equipment.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BS
Criminal Justice
6

Crime Scene Investigator

Investigated and analyzed crime scenes to identify, evaluate, and collect physical evidence in a systematic, legal, and scientific way

  • Documented crime scenes by the use of notes, photographs, sketches, measurements, and computer generated diagrams
  • Experienced communicator, able to obtain information from crime victims and potential suspects
  • Preserved, packaged, and transported physical evidence to the evidence room maintaining chain of custody at all times
  • Documented findings through crime scene reports, adhering to established procedures legally sufficient for court or other formal proceedings
  • Provided clear, precise testimony in court
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
14
years
at this job
BS
Criminal Justice
7

Crime Scene Investigator

Responded to crime scenes in a timely manner, investigated, and documented scenes

  • Composed detailed reports documenting the scenes and evidence collected
  • Compared and identified fingerprints
  • Provided testimony in superior court
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
BA
Bachelor of Arts
8

Sr. Crime Scene Investigator

Processed serious and complex of crime scenes, including homicide and other violent crimes by providing technical support to Police Officers and forensic scientists in analyzing, photographing to include aerial photography, collecting, preserving, and presenting physical evidence.

  • Managed daily operations of the Crime Scene Unit, to include organizing budget proposals and submissions. Ordered all necessary equipment needed for the sustainment of the unit.
  • Trained and Supervised new members of the unit, to include providing instruction to the patrol officers in forensics for all block training. Instructed members of the Citizens Police Academy and the Police Academy Cadets in basic Crime Scene Procedures.
  • Court appointed expert in Bloodstain Pattern Analysis, Shooting Reconstruction, Crime Scene Reconstruction and Fingerprint Analysis / Examination.
  • Testified in Circuit, County, and Federal Court.
Candidate Info
26
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
AS
Criminal Justice
BS
Crime Scene, Bloodstain Pattern Analysis, Fingerprint
9

Crime Scene Investigator

Documented crime scenes via photos, videos, sketches and reports.

  • Searched, collected, recorded and preserved evidence for laboratory analysis and comparison.
  • Maintained chain of custody in transportation of evidence via protocol and procedures.
  • Utilized current training and technology in processing and packaging evidence.
  • Knowledgeable in the proper use of internal and external crime scene equipment.
  • Assisted with training of new personnel as Senior CSI.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Criminal Justice
MA
Master of Arts
10

Police Officer II, Crime Scene Investigator

Responsible for routine patrol, including Crime Scene Investigation apprehension, interrogation, arrest control, court testimony, citizen education and training

  • C.P.R. Instructor.
  • School Resource Officer
  • Organized and implemented various community projects. Skilled in report writing and data analysis.
  • Awards include: Life Saving Medal of Valor, Chiefs Achievement Award, Bravery Merit and multiple other awards.
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
AS
Computer Aided Drafting And Design
AS
Criminal Justice

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