forensic technician resume example with 9+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary
Forensic Technician who employs excellent communication skills in writing crime reports and collaborating with police investigators.
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Culturally-sensitive
  • Exceptional communicator
  • Strong work ethic
  • Highly organized
  • Report writing
  • Strong decision maker
  • Forensic science
  • Exceptional telephone etiquette
  • Advanced word processing
  • Computer-savvy
Work History
04/2015 to Current
Forensic Technician State Of Arkansas Tucker, AR,
  • Assists in and conducts entry-level crime scene investigations; identifies documents, collects and preserves physical and biological evidence including fingerprints and DNA.  
  • Assists with measurements of crime scenes.  Makes casts and impressions, including tool marks, tire tracks, and shoeprints at crime scenes.
  • Rolls and processes fingerprints using both ink and digital fingerprint computer systems.
  •  Takes photographs and video using film, digital and video cameras indoors and outdoors. 
  • Maintains files of photographs including business licenses, registrants and employees.
  • Downloads digital images form field cameras, restocks cameras and creates tracking entries.
  • Files and maintains a variety of records.  Generates reports.  Orders office supplies.
  • Provides information and assists the public and other law enforcement agencies with a variety of requests and inquiries.
  • Operates and maintains a variety of forensic equipment and stocks forensic vehicles with supplies.
  • Testifies in court as an expert witness.
  • Performs other related duties, as assigned

2015 to 03/2015
Legal Evidence Technician City Of Hampton, Va Hampton, VA,
  • Receives evidence from law enforcement officers and/or agency representatives.
  • Receives tissue and blood samples from the Coroner's office.
  • Maintains security and condition of evidence; may testify regarding "chain of evidence" of items stored.
  • Catalogs items according to name of victim or suspect, or case number; maintains records of items' location and all handling until final disposition; stores items numerically, by nature of evidence and/or nature of case; retrieves evidence as requested by authorized persons; takes annual physical inventory.
  • Periodically sends disposition notices to authorized persons or investigating officers for authority to hold or dispose of; disposes of evidence when authorized and/or required retention period has elapsed either by releasing to the originating agency or releasing for destruction.
  • Answers questions on telephone or at counter from law enforcement agencies and District Attorney's office on status of evidence.
  • Releases evidence samples to authorized persons for analysis by the Defense. 

03/2013 to 03/2015
Police Cadet City Of San Ramon San Ramon, CA,
  • Receives and responds to in-person and telephone complaints and/or requests for information; responds to routine queries concerning procedures and directions and refers to appropriate source(s); takes messages.
  • Assists in taking police reports regarding minor incidents from citizens and the public.
  •  Gathers, compiles, and organizes data for departmental studies and/or projects.
  • Prepares charts, tables and diagrams, as appropriate to the job assignment.
  • Receives, sorts and distributes mail and sensitive correspondence within the Department and to various locations throughout the City.
  •  Performs a variety of clerical duties, including light typing, filing, maintaining and retrieving a variety of records and forms, and general office reception duties.
  • Copies and distributes reports, correspondence and memos, as assigned.
  • Performs other related duties, as assigned.

09/2011 to 02/2015
Recreation Leader II Iowas Of Oklahoma Chandler, OK,
  • The Recreation Leader II will assist with the Afterschool REC Program and ensure good customer service is administered to all guests.  
  • The Afterschool REC Program is an enriched after school drop-off for youth ages 6 through 12 with homework assistance and recreational programs at four (4) park sites through out the City.  
  • Recreation Leader II are expected to work independently and provide a menu of activities for participants at the assigned site.
  • The school year program hours are Monday through Friday from 1:30 PM to 6:00 PM with occasional weekends special events.  Vacation and Summer programs hours are Monday through Friday from 7:15 AM to 6:00 PM.

05/2011 to 09/2011
Recreation Leader City Of Manhattan Beach City, ,
  •  The Recreation Leader I will assist in conducting a variety of recreation activities at an assigned facility as part of a broad program of community recreation, park, and leisure services and perform related work as required. 
  • Recreation Leader I must display courteous and professional behavior toward the public and staff; and observe all safety and City rules and regulations.

Expected in 2014
Bachelor of Science: Criminal Justice
California State University, Los Angeles - Los Angeles, CA
Expected in 2014
Associate of Arts: Administration of Justice
East Los Angeles College - Montery Park, CA
  • Coursework in Law Enforcement
  • Coursework in Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • Obtained a certificate in Forensic Crime Scene Investigations
  • Obtain a certificate in Fingerprint Classification
Expected in Current
University of Colorado, Colorado Springs - Colorado Springs, CO
  • 4.0 GPA
  • Minor in Public Management
International Association for Fingerprints 

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School Attended

  • California State University, Los Angeles
  • East Los Angeles College
  • University of Colorado, Colorado Springs

Job Titles Held:

  • Forensic Technician
  • Legal Evidence Technician
  • Police Cadet
  • Recreation Leader II
  • Recreation Leader


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Arts
  • MPA

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