Away from the hustle and bustle of the police station or the courthouse is the other wing of the criminal justice world: the science. Falling under this umbrella are the forensic scientists glamorized by shows such as CSI and Law & Order. Although not quite based upon real techniques and timelines, these shows do emphasize the importance of science in criminology. From the testing of DNA to the analysis of medical practices to the safehandling of biohazardous materials, these careers below pack a punch without needing to pack a gun.
If you already read the Forensic Scientist Career Description and were feeling a little uneasy, stop reading this right now. The Crime Scene Cleaner is the end of the line. When something goes horribly wrong, whether it happens in someone’s … Continue reading
Forensic scientists perform two main roles: collecting and analyzing evidence, and appearing in court to testify about any conclusions drawn from their investigations. Everybody loves the television crime shows that involve the work of forensics. The science behind those shows … Continue reading
A Legal Nurse Consultant is a registered nurse who uses existing expertise as a healthcare professional training to consult on medical-related cases. Few attorneys know how to read medical records or understand the terminology and subtleties of healthcare issues to … Continue reading