Crime Scene Investigator Forum

by michelle • | | 1 comment
Is there any law that allows various states to set minimum or maximum age requirements for hiring forensic science techs? Found that New York set at max age of 40 and was wondering if anyone has any info on this matter. Appreciate any feedback. Thanks
by naima • | | 2 comments
i was wondering cause i wanna become a csi but i have visible tattoos is that gonna affect me in any way.

IAI test

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by sam s • | | 8 comments
I am a student at Kaplan University studing to be a CSI. I was looking into the IAI test for CSI and was wondering if anyone knows if there is a pretest anywhere? I have read the books that the IAI says to read for the test but just wanted to see if there was a pretest to take and see how i wou...read more

Graduate schools

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by Jarred • | | 1 comment
Anyone know of Ph.D. programs in the forensic field? The list this website provided only included Master's programs.
by zoe • | | 1 comment
I have a BS degree in Rec Therapy. I'm looking to do a career change, and I'm trying to find out if an Assoc. in CSI would be fine (since I already have the BS), or should i go for another BS but in CJ with CSI as an emphasis. Does anyone know? I work in the federal system now, and i want to ...read more
by treivonmills3@gmail.... • | | 0 comments
Hi my name is Treivon Mills. I am currently a student at Prince Georges Community College and my major in forensic science. I have dreams of playing International Basketball. I am 19 years old and have lived in the DC, MD, and VA area all of my life. Playing basketball has gave me a chance to t...read more
by miranda beard • | | 1 comment
i if you are a jr in high school how can you get ready to become one
by princezz • | | 0 comments
Hey I am currently a Criminal Justice student and well although I have chosen my major I still havent decided whether or not CSI is for me so was hoping yall here would maybe answer some questions I have and maybe I just might finally gain some insight and point me in the direction I need to be...read more
by sandi clementi • | | 1 comment
If my friend was holding a gun to his chest and as I grabbed it ,it fired, killing him wouldn't I have blood spatters on my person or my clothing?
by Mariah Deiter • | | 0 comments
Hi my name is mariah deiter and i have a few questions. I am a senior in high school and i have a research project that i am doing based on this career. So hopefully you can help me out. It would be greatly appreciated. 1. What do you like most about your job? 2. What is the worst thing...read more
by mark • | | 0 comments
what does analytical scheme mean in crime scene, can it b used.
by HDCOWBOY • | | 1 comment
WHAT IS THE PRIMARY IMPORTANCE IN IN THE INTERPRETATION OF BLOODSTAIN PATTERNS? SHAPE, SURFACE TEXTURE, CIRCULAR DISTORATION OR POINT OF COVERAGE
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
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