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Forensic job prospects in Canada

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by Rae • | | 1 comment
I am moving to Canada with an undergraduate degree in Forensic Science, does anyone know of any establishments that hire graduates or have graduate schemes? Or even internships or traineeships? Anywhere in Canada is fine.

CSI Floor/Wall Lever and Flat Surface Forensic Light

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by Joyce • | | 0 comments
Detecting fingerprints, debris, fibres, hairs, shoe marks, tire prints and other micro traces evidence on the floor/wall lever and flat surface----- OR-GZJ30B . Rechargeable Lithium Ion batteries 100 minutes working time External Dimension: 142*247*50 mm 30W with brightness adjustable wh...read more

Interview Questions

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by Yvonne • | | 0 comments
I have a project and it is related to my career, which is homicide detective/crime scene investigator, and I need someone to interview. I live in a small town, so its not usual to find someone who does what I want to do. I was just wondering if anyone is willing to be my interviewee via email? I...read more

Student needs help

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by A • | | 1 comment
Hi and thanks for reading my post. I'm a student at a local college getting my associates in Forensics and I want to be a Deputy Coroner/Coroner Investigator. Are there any death investigators here that could possibly give me some general advice regarding the hiring process/your daily job life? ...read more

Networking or Connections

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by Nkosi • | | 5 comments
I am currently searching for a forensic analyst or Crime Scene Technician position. I have my degree in Forensic Science and I have 3 years experience as an officer. If anyone knows anyone with connections or knows of anyone I could network with please let me know. It would be greatly appreciate...read more

Blue star luminol help needed

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by Frankmia • | | 2 comments
I used blue star magnum luminol to detect blood inside an apt. The blood did light up an intense blue, but when I spray the wood floor almost everywhere I spray lights up a yellow greenish color. Not sure if this stuff just normally lights up yellow green by itself and just blue where blood was ...read more

Missing or Murder?

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by Belry • | | 1 comment
A person was missing, after 4 days the body was found in a creek bloated and the pants pulled below the buttock. The picture taken by the uncle of this missing person was that of a body with the face down lying in the ambulance completely covered with a thick green sheet, only the feet and the l...read more

Interview questions for an assignment

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by Terri Mulhern • | | 1 comment
I have 10 questions that I would like someone to answer for an assignment if at all possible. The assignment is due next week and I need to get a head start. Thank you. 1. What goes through your mind when you’re assigned a story? 2. In your experience, what makes a “good” crime story or courtr...read more

Materials and equipment list

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by Joe • | | 2 comments
What is your your list when your at a crime scene

Cost for training

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by KP • | | 1 comment
If I wanted to get training to be a criminal investigator how much would it cost all together or could you pay in chunks?

Forensic Help

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by Anthony • | | 2 comments
Hi Everyone, My name is Anthony a Swedish native in my final year/semester of forensic studies at my university in London (United Kingdom). During my time of study I have always had great aspirations of pursuing a career in forensic toxicology or marks and traces in the forensic field in the ...read more

Science Fair

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by R. Lewis • | | 1 comment
Hello, I am working on a new process tweaking crime scene investigation tools that are used today in hopes that they may be helpful to law enforcement offices in 3rd world countries. I am doing this for a high school science fair project and I currently have no college education in criminal or f...read more

entry level CSI? 2013 graduate looking

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by C. Leskowsky • | | 5 comments
Hello, I graduated with an associate's degree in criminal investigations in 2013, and was looking for something entry level in the field. There is nothing currently in Alabama because they want us to be police officers first. I am willing to relocate, even if it's just apprentice style work or a...read more

How to develop latent fingerprints on all kinds of paper evidence by Non Destructive Test

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by Joyce • | | 0 comments
It is used widely using Ninhydrin such tranditional way to detect latent fingerprints, but for the tissue paper such loose structure papers, Ninhydrin cannot do, so how to get the latent fingerprints? 1, Not need chemical reagent, not pollute the paper. 2, Even the tissue paper, detect late...read more

Becomming A CSI

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by Alyssa • | | 6 comments
Hello, I am currently applying for universities and colleges but I had a question that I just wanted to make sure I was right about before making any final decisions. Would a Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice or even Criminology with a few classes in forensics be enough to get admitted for ...read more

Facebook page may be of interest

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by Robert Green • | | 0 comments
Hope it's ok to share our FB page from the University of Kent - forensic science programmes with you. I try to post most days with news items, articles, ebooks, podcasts and jobs... Hope you'll find of interest and like/share. Robert Green - University of Kent. https://www.facebook.com...read more

School Project Shadowing/Interview

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by Lydia S • | | 0 comments
I am doing a project at school and would like to shadow or interview a forensic scientist. If any one has a name and contact info of one who would be available and up to it, it would be greatly appreciated.

How to find your suitable forensic kits?

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by Lily • | | 0 comments
Could you tell me which forensic kits you use frequently? no doubt ,someone must say magnifier and UV light Any equipment can work with two functions of magnifier and UV light ? You sure know there is already lots of UV magnifier in the market. But ! Do you know there is a magnifier ...read more

What Major + Good Colleges for a BS Degree

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by Taylor • | | 6 comments
Hello! I need your guys' help! I can't figure out which major to go for. I want to become a crime scene investigator, but I don't know what to major in. Should I major in chemistry? Or forensic science? Or something else? I've tried looking at UC's here in California, but I haven't found any tha...read more

Non Invasive Blood Detection

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by Eddy • | | 2 comments
Hi All, im looking for a way to detect blood in plastic surfaces without the use of chemical agents like luminol, is there any machine that can detect blood presence without using chemicals?? Thank You Eddy.villa@live.com

Drone usage on a crime scene

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by nanettefl2 • | | 1 comment
Hi all. I have recently started researching the possibility of using drones in crime scene. If you and/or your agency use drones either on a crime scene or for aerial photographs can you let me know what agency you are with and what state and how long you have been using them? If you have resear...read more

Crime Scene Reconstruction and Computer Graphics

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by Tony • | | 0 comments
Hi there, my name is DEL GAIZO Antonio I've got on your wepage surfing on the web that's why I have some inquiry to you to get some informations: I'm 42 yrs old Italian guy with 22 police job xperience on my cv, and since I've been dealing with Computer Graphics from the first years of the ...read more

Otaining a career in the Forensic Investigations Field

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by plug428 • | | 1 comment
I recently graduated with my Nurse Practitioner's degree and studying for the Broads at this time. I have always wanted to be a forensic investigator. Also, I took an online forensic course with Kaplan University that was very exciting to me in 2007. I live in South Florida and willing to rel...read more

Crime Scene Cameras

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by jerry • | | 2 comments
My department is looking into new cameras for the Crime Scene guys, so I'm trying to get information. What cameras are you Crime Scene Techs using these days? What lens sizes do you have? Any special equipment that goes with them? Also, where do you buy your camera equipment? We previously u...read more

UK CSI looking for a days attachment with US CSI Department

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by Louise • | | 1 comment
Hi, I am a CSI with a UK police force with 13 years experience I am coming to Washington in November as part of my masters degree for a week. I was wondering if it would be possible to do a days attachment with a CSI department. Would anybody know how I go about contacting the relevant person/s...read more
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