Forensic Science Unit

The Police Department has one Forensic Scientist who is responsible for the gathering of evidence at crime scenes. In addition:
  • The scientist handles latent print processing and comparisons
  • Digital photography processing
  • Collection of trace evidence
  • Preservation and processing of evidence
The scientist is responsible for maintaining the integrity of collected evidence for use in the criminal justice process. The scientist testifies in court regarding evidence related to cases investigated by the Police Department.