What Do Crime Laboratory Analysts Do?
A crime laboratory analyst, also known as a forensic science analyst, holds an occupation within the criminal justice and science fields that includes gathering and analyzing data and evidence collected at crime scenes for the purpose of solving a crime. They assist with identifying victims and/or perpetrators in a crime, as well as provide supporting evidence related to motive as it exists. The majority of crime laboratory analysts are hired by local governments, although state and federal gove…Read more
- Compile data from police reports, law enforcement feeds, and publications to provide crime intelligence to police.
- Assemble suspect and victim profiles and prepare action plans.
- Identify crime patterns and statistical trends to anticipate and prevent future crimes.