Crime Scene / Property

Allen, DianaThe Cleburne Police Department employs two people in Crime Scene & Property. Both are trained and qualified to process and photograph crime scenes, collect the evidence, and maintain and store all other property that is recovered by the Cleburne Police Department. They are responsible for the management, storage, and security of all evidence and any other property turned in to the Police Department.

As Crime Scene technicians, they are on call and respond to all major crime scene investigations. The crime scene technicians are frequently required to testify in court in criminal cases pertaining to evidence.

The Police Department is required to be very careful with the storage and security of all property and evidence but especially with items such as firearms, money, jewelry, and illegal drug substances.

They have completed specialized courses of training to perform their duties including:

  • Forensic Investigations Academy
  • Management of Property and Evidence
  • Crime Scene Photography
  • Crime Scene Investigations
  • Basic Latent Fingerprint Comparison
  • Advanced Latent Fingerprint Comparison
  • Recovery of Latent Fingerprints
  • Homicide Investigation