Forensic Science Unit

Forensic Science Unit

The Forensic Science Unit (FSU) is under the direction of unit supervisor Julia Carmody.   FSU is comprised of one supervisor and four civilian crime scene technicians, all maintaining multiple specialties.  To reach or Forensic Science Unit, please call 616-530-7362.

FSU activities include:

Crime Scene Investigation

  • Photography
  • Latent Fingerprints
  • Accident Investigation
  • Trace Evidence Recovery
  • Measurements and Sketching
  • Bloodstain Pattern Interpretation
  • Footwear and Tire Track Impression Recovery

Laboratory Analysis

  • Latent Fingerprint Comparison / Analysis
  • Drug Analysis
  • Forensic Light Source
  • Conventional and Chemical Processing
  • Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS)

Additional Specialties

  • Public Relations
  • Property Management
  • Forensic Video Analysis
  • Photographic Documentation of Assault Victim Injuries