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Alumni Spotlight

Catherine Oliver, a WVU FIS graduate works at the San Bernardino County Sheriff. Here is a short video highlighting what they do.

To learn more about their division, the following on their social media site: "The staff at the Scientific Investigations Division (SID) are the behind-the-scenes heroes who help detectives piece together and solve crimes. Though this is a fictional film, it highlights the hard work and dedication SID puts into helping make our communities safer. Some of the duties of the Scientific Investigations Division include—but are not limited to: Responding to crime scenes 🕵️‍♀️🕵️‍♂️🔬 Processing items for latent fingerprints 👆 🔬Processing gunshot residue and fire debris cases 🔬 Processing ballistic information and entering them into the National Integrated Ballistic Information Network (NIBIN) 💻🔬 Process DNA cases 🧬🔬 Process controlled substance cases 🧫🔬 Complete blood alcohol analyses 🩸 and breath alcohol analyses 🗣"