Crime Scene Investigator Forum

Job Hunt

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by cs14 • | | 1 comment
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How to became crime scene investigator?

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by north • | | 3 comments
Hello! I have been working as a police officer since 2001, when i finished the Hungarian Police Academy. I worked as a crime scene investigator for 7 years. I was the leader in the crime scene of murder, robbery, rape, theft, and i worked in some murder and robbery case as an investigator. I ...read more

question about required education

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by jason • | | 2 comments
I have a general question for the experts about the education required to go into medico legal death investigation, death investigation, and medical investigation...ect... I went to a four year university for forensic science, I now have my BS in cjus forensic investigation. I have taken a ...read more

Follow up after CSI interview

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by Tina • | | 4 comments
Hello, I was wondering if anyone could help me. I went to a interview for csi and they didn't give me a time frame on when they would be getting back to me. I know they have to do the background check and that takes a few weeks. Everything I have read says it might take anywhere from 4-6 weeks. ...read more

Careers

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by Yana • | | 1 comment
Hello! I am a criminologist . Specialization - fingerprinting . I was educated at the police academy in Ukraine. I am not a US citizen . Can I get the position and work permit expert on fingerprints and crime scene investigation ?

Object Detection Tool

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by Edwin Gramajo • | | 0 comments
Do CSI use object detection tool to match a victim?

no experience for forensic investigator

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by Melissa • | | 8 comments
I have a degree in psychology and in criminal justice/forensic investigations. When I apply for jobs I am told that I have no experience or didn't go to an accredited college. How is a person supposed to get experience if they don't want to hire a person out of college and as for an accredited c...read more

Working overseas

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by Rachel • | | 2 comments
Hi! I have completed my bachelor of forensic science sub-majoring in forensic chemistry at university of western Sydney in 2013 and have found it difficult to obtain a job in forensics. Would anyone know any agencies that are open to international applications or specific employment orga...read more

Crime scene investigator/technician

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by Vinny • | | 1 comment
Hello, I am currently thinking about a few different careers, but my main interest has always been in the field of criminal justice. I was curious at some of the requirements one may need to become a crime scene investigator. I will have obtained my associate's degree in a couple of months and w...read more

can a non resident with work permit be an investigator

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by gustavo • | | 2 comments
Hello. Im ready to go to school to become a crime scene investigator but i am not a citizen or resident. I have a work permit authorized by the U.S. Can i have a job like that? Or does it require permanent status in the U.S?

Forensic Scientist - DNA

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by DNANERD • | | 2 comments
Hi, I am in undergrad right now and am planning on getting my Bachelor's of Science in Genetics and another in Biochemistry. There are not many forensic classes that I can take, and I was wondering if there is anything else I should do before I graduate. Is there anyway I could get an internship...read more

What Jobs Are Best Suited for People with No Experience?

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by Brionna • | | 4 comments
I have no hands on experience with the criminal investigation field, but I am interested in working in this career. I have my Bachelor's, however, it is in Sociology. Any ideas on what Entry-Level Positions I should be looking at? Thank you!

forensic imaging

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by nini • | | 0 comments
hi, i am nini.. i am going to sit for my forensic digital test next week.. the exam require me to take evidence photos inside a car without opening the car doors. i need help.. i googled and there are no details information in how to capture the things.

The American College of Forensic Examiners Institute

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by Sknappa2s • | | 0 comments
Hello. I wanted to introduce you to The American College of Forensic Examiners Institute. We are a certification body with over 8 different certifications. Our certifications include Certified Master Forensic Social Worker, Certified Criminal Investigator, Certified Forensic Physician, Certif...read more

Actively looking for a Crime scene Investigator/technician position

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by Nkosi • | | 5 comments
Hello, my name is Nkosi and I am having the hardest time being able to find a Crime Scene Investigator/Technician position. I have a Bachelor's degree in forensic investigations with a minor in Psychology. I have 3 years experience with the Atlanta police department as an officer, but we process...read more

13 year old interested in Forensic Firearms Identification

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by Mellex • | | 1 comment
Hi - we have a 13 year old very interested in firearms identification. Supplies are pretty expensive (like cutaway barrels, bullet ID kits, etc). Looking for ways for him to explore/learn. Been trying to get him into a lab but our State Police (we are in MA) say no tours anymore, FBI referred us...read more

Job market for forensic veterinarians outside the US

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by Amar • | | 0 comments
Hello! My name is Amar and I am a high school student hoping for a future as a Forensic Veterinarian. However, I was wondering if the chances of getting a job in this field are particularly high outside the United States, specifically in Latin America, and specifically in Peru. Is the salary liv...read more

Project for school on crime scene FILM photography

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by Jennifer • | | 0 comments
Im doing a project on the progression of film into digital photography. I understand most crime labs and forensic photographers will use digital now. My question is if anyone knows of any counties or states that still use film photography for their crime scenes? And if they develop the film them...read more

Would my degree be a good fit for CSI?

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by Nick • | | 2 comments
I have a BS in Neuroscience. It involved a lot of biology and chemistry courses. I have no experience in criminal justice but I'm willing to take some courses at the community college. I also have experience working in an emergency room as an EMT. Would my experience and degree be a good comb...read more

Differences types of certification

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by James Jones • | | 0 comments
Hello All, I was looking at the different certification that are offered by different memberships like AAFS, IAI, and ACFEI. i recently enrolled in ACFEI membership and I'm taking the CCI certification exam. My question is what are some of the main differences between the different membership...read more

College Career Project Interview!

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by Yazmin Garcia • | | 0 comments
Hi I'm a freshman at San Jacinto College and I'm taking GUST and we have this big career project coming up. Therefore, we have to interview someone professional or an expert in this field or career. I was wondering if I could ask some questions and if ya'll could please answer me back. I chose c...read more

Additional Training Opportunities

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by cs14 • | | 3 comments
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IAI CCSI Board Approved Courses

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by CES • | | 2 comments
I was on the IAI website looking at the requirements for the IAI CCSI certification and was wondering how can one go to take the courses approved for one to receives the CCSI certification? I know one has to be employed in crime scene related activities but I am currently clueless how can one ta...read more

interveiw

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by Vidal Dominguez • | | 0 comments
Hi! I am an eighth grade AVID student at Prairie Heights Middle School in Greeley, Colorado. AVID helps to prepare me for college. We are currently working on exploring possible career interests in preparation for a career fair presentation that we are doing for 7th and 6th grade students. I...read more

metal detector

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by T. Nelson • | | 2 comments
Hello Everyone!! I need some feedback from my fellow CSI folks in reference to metal detectors. How many of you are still using them, and, if so, can anyone recommend a good, reliable type of metal detector. Any feedback will be helpful. Thanks!!
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