The science and profession dealing with testing evidence using natural sciences and applying it to law. Forensic science can be used to prove elements of a crime, verify or discredit statements, identify decedents or suspects, and establish a connection to a crime or crime scene. Forensic Science is a rewarding career where the love of science can be applied to the good of society, public health and public safety.
A FORENSIC SCIENTIST TESTS EVIDENCE AND APPLIES SCIENCE TO LAW:
Provides results and interpretation of analyses of submitted evidence to the criminal justice system
Participates in the design and validation of new technology and methods for use in casework
Testifies as an expert witness as required
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MN BCA Forensic Science Services - Becoming a Forensic Scientist
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