Employment Opportunity

Evidence Technician

Killeen Police Department, Killeen, Texas

Salary: $12.48 Hourly

Final Filing Date: July 19, 2017

Manages the day to day activities of the Evidence Processing Unit in accordance with department policies and procedures. Performs a variety of complex forensic and technical work including analyzing and identifying evidence obtained from a crime scene.

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  • Identifies and analyzes evidence obtained from a crime scene; reports conclusions.
  • Presents expert testimony in courts.
  • Plans and implements programs essential to the ongoing operational efficiency of the Unit.
  • Attends conferences/meetings and maintains membership in professional organizations to keep abreast of advances and trends in the forensics field.
  • Provides instruction to police staff relating to forensic identification.
  • Uses photography equipment to process crime scenes and evidence.
  • Enters fingerprint data into Department fingerprint database for comparison and analysis.
  • Documents and oversees destruction or release of evidentiary items.
  • Coordinates with other Law Enforcement agencies in evidentiary matters.
  • Operates a personal computer and associated equipment and procedures to maintain records and prepare reports.
  • Disposes of all evidence at the completion of legal proceedings.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • May serve as a member of various employee committees.


  • Two-years college degree in Criminal Justice or a closely related field; or
  • Two years experience in evidence collection and preservation; or
  • Any equivalent combination of education and experience.
Supplemental Information:
  • Employee must successfully complete a background check and polygraph testing.
  • Employee must have a valid Texas driver's license by date of hire.

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Posted: July 5, 2017

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