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Bureau of Criminal Apprehension

A Division of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety

Careers in Forensic Science

A Forensic Scientist:

  •  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

  •  Assists in the development of training programs and trains new scientists in section methods and procedures

  •  Testifies as an expert witness as required 


For specific details on employment or internship opportunities at the Minnesota BCA Forensic Science Service, visit our employment and/or internship pages.



For general information on pursuing a career as a forensic scientist, visit the following links: