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Are there only certain forensic scientists that are asked to go crime scenes to investigate and gather data?

I am physically disabled and I enjoy and prefer working in lab settings. I wouldn't be comfortable with going to crime scenes and having to be extra careful with my steps or worrying about how I will help gather evidence if I have to squat or be in positions that are difficult for me to get in. If a large part of this career is being present at the crime scene for evidence collection, I may reconsider my decision. #science #biology #chemistry #criminology #laboratory #detective #crime-scene-investigator #forensic-science

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Most Forensics scientists do not actually go to the scene. This is usually left to the Crime Scene Investigators, which is a less science based career. There are definitely plenty of forensic science careers where you will be in a lab, but you will probably not be working at a local police department. These careers are at crime land at state or federal agencies. You will most likely need a science degree of some sort. Hope this helps.