It is the responsibility of the Patrol Operations Bureau Field Evidence Technicians (FET) to provide the Department with immediate and accurate crime scene and traffic accident investigation in addition to normal patrol duties. This is generally accomplished through the collection and preservation of material having evidentiary value. The role of the FET is thought of as a supplement to the initial investigation by a patrol officer, and a source of information for the follow-up officer. FET are expected to perform the following duties with regards to a serious crime scene and accident scene processing, as well as all other assignments related to his/her specialized training and ordered by a supervising officer.
Field Evidence Technicians are deployed at the following crime scenes:
Field Evidence Technicians may be deployed to process or assist Accident Investigators at the following accident scenes: