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Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Phone: 719-444-7000 (General)
Contact: Office of the Chief
Email: chiefoff@ci.colosp. . .
Hours: 24 Hours a Day

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Forensic Crime Scene Investigation

Photo of Crime Scene processes

The Crime Scene Investigation section, consisting of five full time Crime Scene Technicians, employed by the Colorado Springs Police Department, and one full time Crime Scene Technician, employed by the El Paso County Sheriff?s Office, is responsible for responding to and processing crime scenes involving serious criminal offenses. The Crime Scene Investigation section provides the following professional services:

Crime Scene Response

Photograph Scene

Create scene diagrams

Document, collect and preserve evidence

Bullet flight path and trajectory analysis

Process for latent evidence


Trace evidence to include: hairs, fibers and DNA

Bloodstain pattern analysis

Crime scene reconstruction

Latent Fingerprint processing

Latent fingerprint examination and comparison

Footwear and Tire impression analysis






Photo processing and storage

35mm film

Digital images

Printing for court presentation

Archive and storage of all photographic images


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