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Autopsy of maternal death during labor.

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by Andrey • | | 0 comments
I recently read an article about a 34 year old woman who died right after birth from massive hemorrhage. It was referred in this article that the histological and toxicology reports will shed light to the causes of the hemorrhage. Excuse me if I don't use the correct terminology since I don't sp...read more

Silver Nitrate solution issues

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by Ataves • | | 1 comment
I am new to the forum and would appreciate any guidance on the below inquiry. Thank you kindly in advance. I am employing Silver Nitrate solution (205c, 240 ml) purchased from Sirchie on test sheets to expose latent prints. The prints are not developing and the sheets remain a fairly consiste...read more

Jobs for Non US Citizens

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by Mihai Romanas • | | 0 comments
Hello and happy new year! I am a graduate from United Kingdom in BSc (hons) Forensic Investigations. I gained 12 months experience in the field after graduation and my passion and dream is working for state police/US gov. I strongly believe that this field is very developed in US, compar...read more

CERTIFYING EVIDENCE COLLECTED

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by MAGDALENE WILSON-LET... • | | 0 comments
QUESTION: THIS WAS A CRIME COMMITTED IN 1988 IN CA (TULARE). HAIR FIBERS WERE COLLECTED ON A BED SHEET WHICH WAS USED TO MOVE THE VICTIM. WHEN THE SHEET IS PHOTOGRAPHED, IS THE EVIDENCE ALSO CERTIFIED? THE REASON I AM ASKING, IS ALMOST 1.5 YEARS AFTER THE SHEET WAS PROCESSED, SOMEONE WENT BACK ...read more

Just starting out

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by Kaylyn • | | 1 comment
I am 18 years old and I have completed my Associate's in Science in Crime Scene Technology as well as my High School Diploma. I am searching for an entry level Crime Scene Investigator position or a training position. I do not have any experience besides my degree, which is what I am having diff...read more

Forensic toxicology question

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by Laura • | | 1 comment
Are all prescription and over the counter drugs tested in a post mortem examination?

ABI series sequencing machine

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by William He • | | 0 comments
I want to buy some second-hand ABI sequencing machine, such as 3100, 3130 or 3500. Anybody knows where can I buy them? If do, please give me a response or mail me hewei1987@gmail.com Thanks~

Degree choice

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by Lrblouky • | | 1 comment
Like many others, my interest in the CSI field has developed into a passion more so over the last 10 years. However, my current career is far from my ultimate employment objective (which would be in the field, working along side with my local law enforcement investing crime scenes). I have 2 as...read more

NOW CASTING NATIONWIDE: LOOKING FOR THE NEXT POSSIBLE STAR OF OUR TRUE CRIME SERIES

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by Kelli Sturges • | | 0 comments
Hi all, I work for a Emmy Award winning NYC production company with a long established history in the true crime space and multiple true crime tv shows currently on air. If you or someone you know is any of the following and would like to possibly be on tv…. then we would like to hear fro...read more

Tattoos, etc

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by Cici • | | 1 comment
I am doing a project and one of the questions is, "are there policies about having tattoos, smoking, piercings, etc?" Can someone tell me if its just the certain agencies or are there policies throughout agencies.

Looking for my first job in the field

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by John • | | 1 comment
My name is John I am 24 years old I have my Associate's in criminal justice, certificate in forensics, and just 8 courses away from my Bachelor's in criminal justice. My question to everyone and anyone is what should I do next. I feel like I am wasting time because every job I find on here is re...read more

entry level/ experience

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by Dominique • | | 1 comment
Hello all! I have a BS in Biochem and decided to pursue my Masters in Forensic Science. I have been applying for entry level forensic jobs and research positions. It is a struggle. How do I land those opportunities? I am struggling a bit. I also graduate this fall and will be looking to relocate...read more

Hazards

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by Audi • | | 1 comment
I was wondering what the 5 types of hazards their are in crime scene, and how do you protect yourself from them

education needed

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by leetavia • | | 1 comment
what type of degree do you need? what majors do you need? Can you have only a minor for this career?

Superglue Chamber

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by jay • | | 4 comments
Hi, we recently acquired a new Sirchie superglue chamber, and I would like it to stay as clean as possible for as long as possible. Our old fish tank-style chamber was essentially opaque from CA deposits, so I am curious who uses what to prevent such buildup. My old agency used Rain-X--at leas...read more

Python for Digital Forensic Examiners

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by Brian Sweeney • | | 0 comments
My company, Cipher Tech Solutions, Inc., is a leading software development company specializing in digital forensics and malware reverse engineering. We've recently decided to throw our hat into the education ring with the launch of a Python course geared toward digital forensic examiners who w...read more

Crime Scene Technician and Crime Scene Investigator

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by Deandra Ervin • | | 1 comment
I am seeking advice on what path I should take now that I have my degree in Criminal Justice. Pursuing a career in Forensics is what I am passionate about the most. Please advise as I am seriously in need of help.

Entry Level Position

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by AHarrison • | | 1 comment
I am looking to transition to CSI as a second career (not including previous Military enlistment as career #1) and prior to enrolling in a college program I wanted to apply for a part time entry level position in the industry. Are there positions I would qualify for? I currently hold a specializ...read more

Advice for a soon to be Investigator

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by bjwelch17 • | | 1 comment
Hello all! Really excited to be a part of this forum. So, I graduate from UWyo in December with my Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice. When I started my college career, I had a forensic science focus, but second semester of my freshman year, I took both chemistry and biology, along with 5 cre...read more

physical condition

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by yesenia torres • | | 1 comment
Do u have to have a good health in order to apply for the program???because I have a seizure disorder and I want to become something I always wanted..but I don't want to start aometsomething and not finish

Collecting Guns from water, preserving gun in watertight case with water in it.

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by jtyler1973 • | | 4 comments
Hello! Our State Police have requested that when we collect a gun from, for example, our river, that we keep the gun in the water, while placing it into a container that can hold the gun and water. I have never heard of doing this, but I need some suggestions from someone familiar with this ...read more

Securing the scene before investigators leaving

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by Christy • | | 0 comments
Before leaving a scene is it the investigators responsibility to make sure the house or room is locked and secure? If at a hotel and the room is not secured whose responsible if items are stolen from there?

Non-citizen wants to become a crime scene investgator/ forensic scientist

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by Coen • | | 1 comment
I wonder if there are any local/ regional governments or private firms that would sponsor non-citizens for the working visa/ hire them for the post.

Deaf CSI Student

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by deafcsi • | | 2 comments
Hey WORLD! Look out! Possibly the 1st Deaf Crime Scene Investigator to enter this field. But first I'm a Criminal Justice student. Lol. When I get my Degree, I really hope that I'm given an opportunity to perform and show off my ability to collect and process evidence as an intern and become a t...read more

Biohazard effects on pregnancy?

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by TinaD • | | 1 comment
I am a Biohazard Technician and my husband and I are trying to have a baby. Does anyone know how blood, feces/urine (human/animal) and our chemicals that are used to clean these situations effect pregnancy? Am I able to even be in these situations and if so will a respirator help prevent any eff...read more
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