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city of Alton, Illinois
City of Alton, il
101 E 3rd Street Alton, IL 62002
(618) 463-3500
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Evidence Division-Crime Scene

Evidence Technician 

The mission of the Evidence Section is to accept, catalog, safeguard, store, produce as required for court, return to legal owner or otherwise legally dispose of all property coming into the custody of the Alton police department. 

Property received by the Evidence Section includes evidence related to all crimes investigated by the Alton Police Department, and contains general property of all descriptions. 

All property coming into and leaving the Evidence Section is subject to strict legal constraints. Property that can be legally returned to its rightful owner is done so in a timely manner. Contraband is destroyed when it is no longer needed for a case.

Evidence Division-Crime Scene

Evidence Technician 

The Evidence Technician receives assignments from the Chief of Detectives for major crime scenes, and is subject to callout 24/7. 

Evidence Technician Field Assignments include: 

Suspicious Death Scenes
Homicides / Suicides
Robbery Scenes
Shootings
Major Burglary Scenes
Arsons
Home Invasions
Sexual Assaults
Kidnapping
Search Warrant Evidence Collection
Autopsy Evidence Collection /Documentation

Crime Scene Responsibilities

Evidence Technician 

Evidence Technician Field Responsibilities include: 

Photographing Crime Scenes and Evidence
Diagramming/Sketching Crime Scenes
Scene Measurements
Processing Crime Scenes for Latent Prints
Taking Plaster Cast or Inked Impressions
Of Footprints, Shoe Prints, and Tire Tracks
Collection of Hairs, Fibers for Analysis
Detection of Blood at Crime Scenes
Blood Pattern Interpretation for Reconstruction
Evidence Collection, Documentation / Autopsy Examinations
Collection of Entomology Samples
Provide Courtroom Testimony 

Alton Police Department

Alton Police Department Seal

1700 E. Broadway
Alton, IL 62002
618.463.3505

Alton City Hall

City of Alton Illinois - 1837

101 E. Third St
Alton, IL 62002
618.463.3500

Alton Fire Department

Alton Fire Department

333 E 20th
Alton, IL 62002
618.463.3565

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