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Employment Opportunities - Forensic Science Communications - October 2004

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Forensic Science Communications
October 2003 – Volume 5 – Number 4 

Employment Opportunities

Fingerprint Analyst I
— Salary: $45,743 - $66,683

Miami-Dade Police Department
Crime Scene Investigations Bureau
Miami, Florida

Qualifications include the following:

  • BS in a related science with at least one year's experience in fingerprint identification
  • Additional work experience in fingerprint identification may substitute for the required degree
  • IAI certification is desirable

Responsibilities include the following:

  • Comparing and evaluating latent fingerprints
  • Processing physical evidence for latent fingerprints
  • Testifying in court about fingerprint identification
  • Using the Automated Fingerprint Identification System

An extensive background investigation, drug screening, and polygraph will be conducted on all applicants.


Glen Calhoun
Fingerprint Identification Section
Room 1134
9105 Northwest 25th Street
Miami, Florida 33172
E-mail: hcalhoun@mdpd.com
305-471-2003 (Voice)
305-471-2009 (Fax)