Crime Scene Specialists and Sr. Crime Scene Specialists work with police and fire twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, every day of the year to ensure that the citizens of Mesa have specialized forensic services available to them at all times. Crime Scene Specialists respond to crime scenes, ranging from burglaries to homicides.
Responsibilities include photography at the scene, latent print processing, developing composites, evidence collection and preservation, field drug testing, shoe and tire casting, inked printing of subjects, and court room testimony.
Each member of the Crime Scene Unit receives specialized training in crime scene processing and is a graduate of the Mesa Police Department Crime Scene Academy. The City of Mesa's Crime Scene Unit is committed to providing the City of Mesa and the Mesa Police Department exceptional forensic services in a professional and courteous manner.