Evidence Technician

Evidence Technicians (ETs) are responsible for responding to:
  • Death investigations
  • Major crime scenes
    • Burglaries
    • Homicides
    • Robberies
  • Major motor vehicle crashes

Purpose


The primary objective of the ET is the collection and preservation of evidence at crime and crash scenes.

Duties & Forensic Processing


ETs assist in securing and evaluating how to process a scene and the collection of any physical evidence for analysis or safekeeping. The ET performs forensic processing of physical evidence to include:
  • Collection of trace evidence and biological materials
  • Photographing the scene
  • Preparing crime and crash scene sketches and diagrams
  • Recovery of foot, tool and tire impressions
  • Recovery of latent prints
An evidence technician takes pictures in a bedroom