What jobs are available in forensics?
New Zealand Police employs people in a wide range of forensics jobs. Many roles are filled by civilians, but a few are restricted to police officers.
Civilian forensic positions
- Crime scene attendants
- Fingerprint officers
- Behavioural analysts
- Electronic crime analysts
- Document examiners
- Scene of crime officers
Forensic positions for police officers only
- Forensic photographers
- Serious crash investigators
- Criminal profilers
For information about these roles see the Forensics information, view current vacancies or visit the Newcops website for information on becoming a police officer.
ESR is the Crown Research Institute that carries out forensic services for Police. Visit the ESR website or check out how to become a forensic scientist.
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