Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Criminalistics In 2012

The Criminalistics Division is responsible for the collection, comparison, and interpretation of physical evidence found at crime scenes or collected from suspects and victims.

The division offers the services of latent print and footwear examinations, crime scene processing and reconstruction, photography, drug identification, and computer forensics.

In 2012 Criminalistics investigators:

took 17,659 crime scene photographs
processed 2,048 pieces of evidence
evaluated 2,504 latent prints
assisted in 20 incidents involving other agencies