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Forensics

Mission

‚ÄčForensics Fingerprint lift.pngThe Office of Forensic Support is a team of specially trained forensic consultants that assist in the processing of crime scenes. Although all NCIS Special Agents receive basic forensic training, these consultants are experts in crime-scene reconstruction, firearms trajectory, blood spatter analysis, and human remains recovery and examination. Their input is critical to a range of investigations, from deaths to economic crimes and even counterintelligence. Forensic consultants:

  • Use advanced forensic techniques to process crime scenes.
  • Review physical evidence in death cases.
    • Including any action documents, photographs, sketches, and statements that relate to the scene
  • Provide basic forensics training to NCIS Special Agents.
  • Procure and maintain forensic equipment.
  • Coordinate with labs and other experts to analyze evidence.
  • Leverage partnership opportunities through participation in law enforcement working groups.
  • Create 3D graphics to visualize crime scenes.
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NCIS AT A GLANCE

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WHO WE ARE

NCIS is a civilian law enforcement agency with a mission focus to investigate and defeat threats to the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps.

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WHAT WE DO

Our strategic goals are and will remain consistent: prevent terrorism, protect secrets and reduce crime.

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LOCATIONS

NCIS operates from 18 field offices and 191 satellite sites including offices in 41 foreign countries and every Navy aircraft carrier.

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LEADERSHIP

NCIS Director Andrew Traver reports directly to the Secretary of the Navy. This alignment ensures a close relationship with the uniformed Naval services and a valuable objectivity.

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PARTNERSHIPS

Our mission requires dynamic partnerships with the DON and with other law enforcement organizations locally and globally.

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CAREERS

Our most valuable resource is our highly skilled, diverse, and agile workforce. Join the NCIS family of Special Agents, analysts, and professional staff.