What makes Forensic Scientist job different from other criminal investigators?
Asked New Orleans, Louisiana
Updated San Antonio, Texas
Both fields begin after the crime. They work in the field primarily, gathering and analyzing evidence, utilizing such in a way to uncover truth take appropriate action. Crime scene investigators are usually first at the scene and it is here, where they collect evidence and reenact possible scenarios. Once all evidence is collected, Forensic Scientists analyze evidence (usually in a lab) through a series of test and databases.