Fingerprint Technician Resume

Fingerprint technicians work at crime scenes and laboratories withing their jurisdiction and serve federal, local or state enforcement agencies. Their job is to reconstruct circumstances that surround crime scenes for finding evidence. They thus aid in uncovering truth. Further, these professionals examine, analyze and then compare fingerprint evidence for identification of suspects in crime cases.

Applying for a job

While writing a resume for a fingerprint technician's post, ensure that all points are sequentially added without any grammar errors. All your relevant experience with regards to the said position need to be included in the profile document. Special expertise if any also need mention. Past experience and educational qualifications along with contact details complete the detailing in your profile document.

Check the sample fingerprint technician resume below to understand the process.

Fingerprint Technician Resume Example

Christopher Miller
Address: Apartment #12
South End Street,
Cumberland, Seattle
Phone number: (301) 123 - 4567
E Mail ID:

Career Objective:

Candidate with a Degree in Criminology and diploma in Fingerprint technology intends to work as a fingerprint technician for a reputed forensic laboratory

Key Skills:

Professional Experience:

  1. Post: Fingerprint Technician
    Organization: Rock Forensic Lab, Vancouver, Seattle
    Duration: August 2012 - till date

    Roles and Responsibilities:

    • Processing the obtained fingerprints cards
    • Checking the fingerprint cards and discarding them if they are not in a good state
    • Sending instructions for recollection and reprinting of the fingerprints
    • Entering the fingerprints into the Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS)
    • Retrieving the data from the AFIS workstation
    • Comparing fingerprints and verifying duplicity in fingerprints with the help of software as well as manual skills

  2. Post: Trainee Fingerprint Technician
    Organization: Forensic Lab, Seattle Police Department
    Duration: February 2008 - July 2012

    Roles and Responsibilities:

    • Obtaining fingerprints and fingerprint cards via e-mail, scanner, printers etc.
    • Collecting the fingerprints using hand scanner
    • Checking SID numbers in criminal CCH files
    • Maintaining the database of the cases coming in and their follow up dates
    • Helping the fingerprint expert in his work as and when ordered

Educational Qualification:


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