The Crime Scene Section plays an integral role in criminal investigations. Crime Scene Section officers collect physical evidence and provide expert photographic techniques. In many cases, special evidence procedures are utilized including drones, Total Mapping Systems, metal detectors, ultra-violent lights and electrostatic dust lifters. This section is responsible for the recognition, documentation, collection and preservation of physical evidence, which are important to criminal investigations.
Additionally, a primary responsibility of the Crime Scene Section is accident investigations with a death or serious injury.
Personnel in this section are extensively trained on evidence collection and is always utilizing new and innovative techniques and equipment to continue to be a major partner in case preparation.