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forensic scientist

  • Collect evidence from crime scenes, storing it in conditions that preserve its integrity.
  • Use chemicals or other substances to examine latent fingerprint evidence and compare developed prints to those of known persons in databases.
  • Take photographs of evidence.
  • Collect impressions of dust from surfaces to obtain and identify fingerprints.
  • Interpret laboratory findings or test results to identify and classify substances, materials, or other evidence collected at crime scenes.
  • Reconstruct crime scenes to determine relationships among pieces of evidence.
  • Examine physical evidence, such as hair, fiber, wood, or soil residues to obtain information about its source and composition.

forensic scientist

  • Compare objects, such as tools, with impression marks to determine whether a specific object is responsible for a specific mark.
  • Examine and analyze blood stain patterns at crime scenes.
  • Prepare solutions, reagents, or sample formulations needed for laboratory work.
  • Confer with ballistics, fingerprinting, handwriting, documents, electronics, medical, chemical, or metallurgical experts concerning evidence and its interpretation.

forensic scientist

  • Analyze  compounds to determine their identity chemical or physical properties, composition, structure,  using chromatography, spectroscopy, or spectrophotometry techniques.
  • Submit  reports on my identification of controlled substances to a court of law