Example Resume for Crime Scene Investigator


Crime scene investigation is a thrilling yet sensitive field to work in. If you have taken up the profession and need to apply somewhere, your resume must be exceptional to land you an interview.

Preparing a Crime Scene Investigator resume that attracts the employer is not an effortless job. In fact a crime scene investigator resume is much more difficult to build than resumes for most other positions. Your Crime Scene Investigator resume must be professionally composed and should reflect extraordinary abilities in addition to matchless observational, specialized and interactive skills. It is also essential to arrange these capabilities in a simple and clear manner so they are easily visible on your resume.

Example Resume for Crime Scene Investigator 

Ian McKellen

563 East Street

Baton Rouge, Louisiana 65875

(807) 786-3587, Ian@email.com

SUMMARY: A skilled and experienced CSI professional working in the field for 6 years. Expert in handling criminal cases, gathering and analyzing criminal evidence and preparing case reports for court use.

• Latent finger prints determination • Equipment maintenance
• Handling of evidence traces • Crime scene photography
• Court Testimony • Criminal data retrieving
• Surveillance conduction • Undercover observations
• Attending autopsies • Suspect interrogation

• Skilled in conducting investigations at crime and accident scenes.
• Understanding of photography lab equipment.
• Well-versed in coordinating with law enforcement agents regarding investigations.
• Familiar with crime scene investigation protocols.
• Expert in handling and sorting data received from forensic labs.
• Adept at criminal case analysis and report writing.
• Substantial Knowledge of legal courts and criminal hearing procedures.


Crime Scene Investigator
Federal Public Defender, Baton Rouge, Louisiana | December 2012 – Present

• Maintain the crime scene equipment and hold the evidence safely.
• Interrogate the case suspects under custody and on the loose.
• Prepare finger printing cards and run them for matching and identification.
• Arrange all criminal case data into systematic files.
• Maintain soft copies of all data.
• Prepare and issue reports at end of each case.
• Coordinate with law enforcement individuals about criminal case proceeding.

• Trained 6 new CSI agents in case handling
• Solved two, interlinked high level cases with political involvement efficiently and received an award for the same.
• Conducted numerous productive surveillance solely or with a staff of one or two junior officers.


Community college, Baton Rouge, Louisiana | 2011
B.S | Forensic Sciences