My Future Career

By: Abby Grams

What is my Future Career?

In my future, I'd like to be a police identification and records officer. Collect evidence at crime scenes, classify and identify fingerprints, and photograph evidence for use in criminal and civil cases.

What's the purpose of this career?

  • Maintaining records
  • Write and review reports on crimes
  • Package, store, and retrieve evidence
  • Analyze and process evidence at crime scenes and in the laboratory
  • Wearing protective equipment when using powders and chemicals
  • Dust selected areas of a crime scenes
  • Photograph the crime scenes

How much will I get paid?

Police identification and records officer normally make between $67,970 and $129,800 annually. The average amount paid is $97,270 while getting paid around $38.40 hourly.