The Office of Career Services
Library Building, Room 429 & 430
222-05 56th Avenue
Bayside, NY 11364
Phone: (718) 631-6297
Police Identification and Records Officers
|Overview:||Collect evidence at crime scene, classify and identify fingerprints, and photograph evidence for use in criminal and civil cases.|
|Degree(s):||A.S./B.A. QCC/John Jay Dual/Joint Criminal Justice
A.S. Criminal Justice
|Job Outlook:||Employment of police identification and records officers is expected to grow as fast as average through 2018. Opportunities in local police departments will be favorable for individuals who meet the psychological, personal, and physical qualifications. Jobs in local police departments or those in urban communities may be the easiest to get. Bilingual applicants with military experience or college training in police science will have the best opportunities.|
|Education Level:||Training for this occupation generally requires an Associate Degree from a 2 year or community college.|
* National data collected by the Department of Labor in 2014 with projections through 2024. For New York green job information please click here.
Understanding acquiring positions in this field may be enhanced through continuing academic study (i.e. earning a baccalaureate or a master's degree) and/or work experience in the field, Queensborough Community College has established transfer agreements with other institutions for students who wish to further pursue their educational goals. Students are highly encouraged to meet with one of our Career Services to fully understand the opportunities available through study in their degree program.