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33-3021.01 — Police Detectives

The current Tools and Technology examples for this occupation are listed below. Please add your suggested examples to the appropriate category. When you are finished, click the Send Feedback button at the bottom of this page.


Alcohol analysers
  • Breathalyzers
Automated external defibrillators AED or hard paddles
  • Automated external defibrillators AED
Binocular light compound microscopes
  • Compound light microscopes
Biological evidence collection kits
  • Blood collection kits
  • Deoxyribonucleic acid DNA collection kits
Bullet proof vests
  • Bulletproof vests
Desktop computers
Dictation machines
  • Voice dictation equipment
Digital camcorders or video cameras
  • Digital video cameras
Digital cameras
Emergency medical services first aid kits
  • First aid kits
Fingerprint equipment
  • Suspect fingerprinting equipment
Fingerprint latent print kits
  • Fingerprint evidence kits
  • Road flares
Footprint lifters
  • Electrostatic dust lifters
  • Impression casting kits
Footwear covers
  • Footwear protectors
Gas generators
  • Power generators
  • Safety goggles
Hand sprayers
  • Pepper spray
  • Metal handcuffs
  • Plastic handcuffs
  • Semiautomatic pistols
  • Service revolvers
Hazardous material protective apparel
  • Biohazard suits
Infrared lamps
  • Infrared light sources
  • Laser light sources
Masks or accessories
  • Filter masks
Measuring wheels for distance
  • Distance measuring wheels
Metal detectors
Military rifles
  • Police rifles
Narcotic test kits
  • Drug testing kits
Notebook computers
  • Laptop computers
  • Mobile data computers
Personal computers
Physiological recorders
  • Polygraphs
  • Voice stress analyzers
Police vehicles
  • Police patrol cars
Protective gloves
Radarbased surveillance systems
  • Radar speed readers
Riot batons
  • Side-handle batons
Riot helmets
Riot shields
  • Crime scene rulers
Still cameras
  • 35 millimeter cameras
Surveillance video or audio recorders
  • Audio recording equipment
  • Digital tape recorders
Two way radios
Ultraviolet UV lamps
  • Ultraviolet UV lights


Data base user interface and query software
  • DataWorks Plus Digital CrimeScene
  • Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System IAFIS
  • Law enforcement information databases
  • Microsoft Access
  • National Crime Information Center NCIC database
  • National Integrated Ballistics Information Network NIBIN
Desktop publishing software
  • Microsoft Publisher
Graphics or photo imaging software
  • Adobe Systems Adobe Photoshop
  • Computer aided composite drawing software
  • DeChant Consulting Services iWitness
  • DesignWare 3D EyeWitness
  • Digital Image Management Solutions Crime Scene
  • Eos Systems PhotoModeler
  • Microsoft Visio
  • SmartDraw Legal
  • The CAD Zone The Crime Zone
  • Trancite Logic Systems ScenePD
  • Visual Statement Vista FX3 CSI
Internet browser software
  • Web browser software
Map creation software
  • Crime mapping software
  • Geographic information system GIS software
Office suite software
  • Corel WordPerfect
  • Microsoft Office
Presentation software
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel
Word processing software
  • Microsoft Word

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