Forensic Investigation

EVIDENCE TECHNICIAN - KERRIA BODIN
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In a crime scene investigation, Kerria may be called upon to take photographs or videos. She may develop latent fingerprints for later comparison to known standards. She will collect trace evidence such as hair and fiber for microscopic comparison. Kerria will study blood spatters and collect all forms of body fluids. She may make casts of footprints or tool marks. She will attend autopsies and collect relevant evidence and record the proceedings. Kerria may also collect electronic evidence by conducting cell phone and computer forensic searches.
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All evidence must be collected and preserved in accordance with industry standards and generally accepted procedures in order to ensure their timely and legally acceptable admittance into a court of law. Kerria also manages the property room where all evidence is stored for the Franklin Police Department.
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The Franklin Police Department Forensic Investigation Section was started in 1997 when it became evident that there was a great need for a person specifically trained and assigned to these functions. This division was assigned to investigate all pertinent crime scenes and manage the property room. Since 1997, the Forensic Investigations Section has played a vital role in several homicide investigations.
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