What is a crime scene investigator?
someone who investigates a crime scene they dust for fingerprints test for blood look for evidence and everything else associated with crime
Answer WRONG--> absolutely not....a police officer many times is a crime scene investigator on his own...maybe not murders but burglaries, car larcenies, etc.....college cannot give you what you need to know to be a good crime scene investigator...only experience with criminals and the scenes themselves can give you what you need... You have to go to college to become a crime scene investigator because you need a degree in criminal justice and forensic science.
If you are referring to a Police Crime Scene Investigator then the benefits are the resources available to that investigator. Public agencies often partner in investigating crimes. The state patrol has crime labs and technicians that will respond and assist. A Police Crime Scene Investigator often brings a large amount of experience to the investigation. They are constantly working in this area of law enforcement. They also have more equipment at their fingertips. A Private…
A'crime scene technician' and a Crime Scene Investigator (CSI) are just different terminology used for the same job. they are specialists whose duties it is to gather the evidence at the scene of the offense and preserve it in such a way as to make it usable as evidence. The 'technician' may, or may not, be a sworn officer.