Monday, September 04, 2006

Specialy careers in forensics

Here is a link to a short article in the Lousiville (Kentucky) Courier-Journal on forensic careers in state and local law enforcement organizations. Here are the high-points of the article:

The Louisville Metro Police Department employs about a dozen forensic experts in its Evidence Technician Squad, Computer Forensics and Analysis Squad, and Video Forensics and Analysis Squad.

The average annual salary for the department's evidence technicians is about $39,700, said Officer Dwight Mitchell, a Louisville Metro Police spokesman.

Forensic experts are also employed by the state of Kentucky with salaries ranging from about $75,000 for a forensic scientist specialist to about $175,000 for a chief medical examiner.

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