Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Forensic Image Examiner


Service Care Solutions are looking for a Forensics Imaging Examiner to work within the Devon & Cornwall Police on a 4-Month contract.



Location: Exeter



Job Role/Responsibilities:
The principal responsibility is to provide specialist centralised Regional Imaging Hub (film and digital) Laboratory and forensic Imaging services (forensic virtualisation and crime scene reconstruction) to the SW Regional Force (Devon & Cornwall, Avon & Somerset, Wiltshire and Dorset Police).



  • Capturing, editing, enhancing, producing, and publishing as necessary evidential images taken at or seized from crime scenes.

  • Attending crime scenes to capture images and data for crime scene and incident reconstruction.

  • Upholding a comprehensive maintenance and repair service of specialist camera equipment, and to decide, to advise and purchase appropriate equipment.

  • Providing subject matter expertise in the provision of evidential presentations.

  • The sanitisation of images depicting death and violence, alongside the creation of virtual/interactive digital mannequins which display complex injuries to victims of crime sustaining significant, life changing and life ending injuries.

    This provides sanitized vital evidence for major operation court packages.

  • Producing computer-generated forensic crime scene reconstructions & 360-degree panoramic imagery, into digital formats that can be utilised in investigations, court and multimedia packages.

  • Designing, developing, and delivering specialist training packages to all Crime Scene Investigators, to maintain their competencies in the collection of vital crime scene evidence.

    This includes the analysis and evaluation of their performance, and to standardise best practice and procedures.



Formal Qualifications Required:



  • A recognised professional photographic or multimedia qualification (Degree, City and Guilds, HNC or HND etc) and / or proven experience in professional photography / digital imaging and experience in all aspects of monochrome and full colour processing and printing and digital image processing.

  • Award in Education and Training Level 3 - this is desirable but can be achieved in-house.

  • Full UK Driving Licence



Essential Experience and Specialist Skills:



  • Knowledge and Professional experience using Microsoft office Applications

  • Experience using the following: CAD, Cinema 4D, Poser, 3D Printing and Scanning (Cura, Leica, Truview and Cyclone), Photogrammetry, Medical Scan Data, 360 Degree Panoramic, Adobe Creative Cloud.

  • Experience of all camera formats to include both conventional and digital.

    A good knowledge and understanding of techniques to capture measurable data using techniques and imaging technology.

  • Working knowledge and a good understanding of current legislation and practice guidance for the seizure and processing of negatives as well as digital image evidence.



Skills/Behaviours:



  • Effective Communication

  • Team Working

  • Maximising Potential

  • Problem Solving

  • Planning and Organising

  • Community and Customer Focus

  • Negotiating and Influencing



If you are interested in this role or want further discussion, please contact Lewis O'Donnell either via email: lewis.odonnell@servicecare.org.uk or tel: 01772208962.

Alternatively, if you have any friend or colleagues that might be interested, please feel free to refer them as we a have a £250 referral scheme in place.