Employment Opportunity

AFIS/ Latent Print Technician

Galveston Police Department, Galveston, Texas

Salary: $36,292 - $54,438 per year

Final Filing Date: Open until filled

Duties and Requirements Click to read more


  • Under limited supervision, the selected candidate will conduct latent fingerprint comparisons to known suspects and complainants; complete Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) entries for suitable recovered unknown latent fingerprints.
  • The position performs an analysis of fingerprint comparisons; data enters new latent fingerprints into an automated identification system, and prepares written reports of analyses.
  • The incumbent will notify investigators of all findings, fingerprint citizens as necessary and provide court testimony as an expert witness.


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice with a major in Forensic Science or a closely related field;
  • AND
  • Two years of experience in fingerprint comparison;
  • OR
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

  • A valid Texas Driver's License and Texas AFIS certification is required.

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Posted: January 23, 2017

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