Employment Opportunity


Latent Print Examiner

Corpus Christi Police Department, Corpus Christi, Texas

Salary: $18.86 - $30.91 Hourly (Dependent on Qualifications)

Final Filing Date: Open until filled

Duties and Requirements Click to read more

Duties:

  • Conduct high quality biometric examinations in the area of friction ridge analyst; including comparison of latent fingerprint, palm prints, and footprints using ACE-V (Analyze, compare, evaluate - verify) methodology for the purpose of identifying criminals, non-criminals and questions of identity.
  • Process Latent Photography requests by the crime scene investigators.
  • Operate both state and local automated fingerprint identification systems requiring detailed image analysis to the highest degree of accuracy and completeness.
  • Manually compare latent print images with candidate fingerprints retrieved from AFIS in order to determine positive identification for every match found by automated system comparison.
  • Write technical reports on the scientific analysis of evidence for inked prints and latent print comparisons.
  • Obtain public fingerprinting, ten print and palm print exemplars and statistical reports.
  • Handle crime scene call-outs to consult on photographing, documenting and processing methods on latent evidence.
  • May be asked to perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree with minimum of two (2) years of directly related experience in crime scene investigations, fingerprint examinations, or forensic laboratory.
  • Must obtain a Texas DPS AFIS/NEC certification within three (3) years of date of hire.
  • IAI Latent Print certification highly preferred.
  • A valid driver's license is required.
  • Successful out of state candidates must be able to obtain a valid Texas driver's license within 90 days of hire.

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How to apply: Apply online

Posted: September 7, 2016



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