Crime Scene Investigator Forum

by MDM • | | 1 comment
I'm just wondering... You have a family of 5 that has been murdered and there is no sign of forced entry so the family probably knew the perp. Also there are no signs of a homicide/suicide. Would it be a waste of time to dust for fingerprints in the bathroom, toilet seat/flush handle and the...read more
by Taffy • | | 1 comment
Major in Chemical Technology.
by Ryan N • | | 1 comment
I'm looking at class requirements for a BS in forensic sciences and from the looks of it, criminalistics seems to be what I'd like to specialize in. It seems to be more in the field work side of the job which is what I'd like to be doing. If I do this will I not be working in the lab? I'd like t...read more
by biostudent • | | 1 comment
I have been arrested but not convicted for some violent crimes (the worst!), and a criminal trespassing charge. I am currently 1 year away from receiving a B.S. in biology. What are my chances in becoming a crime scene technician in a big city in say, L.A., N.Y., Chicago, Atlanta, Houston, Dal...read more
by Tamokomo • | | 1 comment
I was looking through each job posting and opening on this website and I clicked one because I was interested and I saw that it was posted in 2007. Should I just trust the local law enforcement agency job opening website instead of this one?
by Tamokomo • | | 0 comments
I hope I am putting this in the right forum. If anyone can help or give some advice (anything), please feel free to chip in and tell me what you know. I started gaining interest in this field (after putting my pre-med hopes on hold) and I have a BS in Biomedical Sciences so I have taken a...read more
by sheee • | | 1 comment
I am wondering what can disqualify a person from becoming a Crime Scene Investigator. Would a non violent felony on their record do this?
by CJ • | | 1 comment
Hello everyone......Im currently taking clases for my Associates degree in Criminal Justice...Im not quite sure what I want to do after graduating....everytime I seem to know I run into something else that interests me more. But what are the actual jobs out there that require an Associates Degre...read more
by WBL • | | 0 comments
I am majoring in Family Studies and Human Services with a concentration in Sociology. I am very interested in getting a job in the crime scene area. With this sort of degree, what would I qualify for? Thank you.

Confused...Please Help

in Careers
by MDM • | | 3 comments
I've been interested in Crime Scene Investigations since about 7th grade. I didn't have the means to go to college after I got my GED but now I do. I'm 25 and just enrolled in Everest University Online in the Crime Scene Investigations program but after reading the many posts and replies from d...read more
by Mark • | | 1 comment
Would my age(55), hinder employment opportunities as Crime Scene Technician?
by Pateizia Weeks • | | 2 comments
I've been wanting to become a CSI ever since I was 5 and I'm going to school for that right now and I want to know what does it take to get there. I want to know what made you want to get into becoming a CSI.
by Brenda • | | 1 comment
My 24 year-old daughter is currently getting a criminal justice major, 4 yrs. of college and she is wanting to work for the FBI as an investigator. Her husband is a police officer. She has a clean background, good credit and is maintaining a high grade level. I've been helping her do research...read more
by don • | | 1 comment
how can i tell what a stain is, if its semen or vaginal fluid?
by AGENT85 • | | 1 comment
I have always been interested in crime scene investigation. I have now started wondering if this is the right career for me? I like knowing that I can help people and the fact that I will be working with the law. I like knowing that I will be working withing a risky enviroment. At the same time ...read more
by ashley • | | 4 comments
I have been interested in this field since I was a child and have just been afforded the opputunity to go back to school the unfortunate side is that I'm 25 yrs old and I totally am not in the know of how to find out what classes I would want to take for this field and the adviser at my college ...read more
by StevenO • | | 0 comments
Hi, Malaysian Police is trying to cover up a crime that's committed by the Malaysian Anti Corruption Agency. A witness was found dead under their custody while undergoing marathon interrogation to extract false evidence of corruption in order to upsurge the opposition political parties. Ev...read more
by Cherry • | | 1 comment
In '98 I recieved my BA in Law/Society with Criminal Law emphasis. In 2004 I became a fully credentialed teacher here in California. Debating going back but pursuing Criminal Scene Tech. What steps would you suggest? Any and all comments are welcome.
by shelly1lyn • | | 1 comment
Hi. This is all new to me and wondering if i can ask a question about crime scene photograph, I am looking for information regarding luminol, infrared, Fluorencence. Any information is welcome.
by Lisa • | | 0 comments
Hello! Has anyone attended Weatherford College in Weatherford, Texas for their forensic program. If so, can you give me some details and is it worth it? Thanks so much! Lisa T.

CSI Equipment Van & Trailer Organization

in Equipment and Supplies
by JT • | | 0 comments
I am interested in opinions of CSI Techs for the setup and organization of our new CSI equipment van and trailer. Our equipment will now have one home and will transported/deployed by an assigned team. We have a great deal of latitude at this point, and I want to avoid stumbles made by other ...read more
by Ga peach • | | 0 comments
Hey, How many of you are on LinkedIn.com? It's a networking site that will put you in touch with people in your field. Ga Peach

Photography resources

in Equipment and Supplies
by carlaCSI • | | 5 comments
I was wondering if anyone had a good resource book for crime scene photography?
by Nancy11 • | | 0 comments
Hello,My name is Nancy and im a High school student. Im so into becoming a CSI, what would you recommed I do to be perpered for collage so that im advanced. What books or classes should i take in High school? How could i be a Detetive/ CSI? Help Me Please

Question about Crime Lab Smell

in Research
by M. Dunham • | | 4 comments
Are there any smells you identify with the crime lab when you work in it?
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