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How do I go about finding and applying for a job as a crime scene technician?

I will be graduating soon with an associates degree in criminal justice and really want to be a crime scene technician. I am willing to take anything similar just to get my foot in the door. I am stuck on how to locate this job. Can anyone help me please. This is my dream and I have come to a road block. I have searched the internet til I could not see straight. Maybe there is a site I am missing.

Asked By: Tim's Girl - 8/8/2007
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First off... I hope you know the show CSI is all make believe and no job like that exists. In real life all crime scene techs do is photograph and collect evidence and finger prints at crime scenes. They do not in any way investigate the case or interview any witnesses or suspects or have any arrest powers... More
Answered By: Dog Lover - 8/8/2007
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Visit your local police or sheriff's department web sites they usually have job listings on them.
Answered By: Loli M - 8/8/2007
 
Idk if ur in Florida or not but here ya go http://vbpd.org/job_posting.htm
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Answered By: AirAssaultMP - 8/8/2007
 
You apply as a police officer and take the civil service exam first. Then when a position opens up , you get it internally through your department. Very few police departments have civilians working in those positions. TV has lied about that.
Answered By: zebj25 - 8/8/2007
 
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