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Tell me what are the main job duties and responsibilities of forensic science technician employee?


Forensic science technician responsibilities are to keep records and prepare reports detailing findings, investigative methods, and laboratory techniques; testify in court about investigative or analytical methods or findings; use photographic or video equipment to document evidence or crime scenes; operate and maintain laboratory equipment and apparatus; prepare solutions, reagents, or sample formulations needed for laboratory work; confer with ballistics, fingerprinting, handwriting, documents, electronics, medical, chemical, or metallurgical experts concerning evidence and its interpretation; visit morgues, examine scenes of crimes, or contact other sources to obtain evidence or information to be used in investigations;
train new technicians or other personnel on forensic science techniques; collect evidence from crime scenes, storing it in conditions that preserve its integrity; reconstruct crime scenes to determine relationships among pieces of evidence; examine and analyze blood stain patterns at crime scenes; collect impressions of dust from surfaces to obtain and identify fingerprints; interpret laboratory findings or test results to identify and classify substances, materials, or other evidence collected at crime scenes; examine physical evidence, such as hair, fiber, wood, or soil residues to obtain information about its source and composition; analyze gunshot residue and bullet paths to determine how shootings occurred; use chemicals or other substances to examine latent fingerprint evidence and compare developed prints to those of known persons in databases; review forensic analysts' reports for technical merit; determine types of bullets and specific weapons used in shootings; identify and quantify drugs or poisons found in biological fluids or tissues, in foods, or at crime scenes; examine firearms to determine mechanical condition and legal status, performing restoration work on damaged firearms to obtain information such as serial numbers; compare objects, such as tools, with impression marks to determine whether a specific object is responsible for a specific mark.

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