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File #: 23-761    Version: 1 Name: Approval of New Recruitment Bulletin: Forensics Unit Supervisor
Type: Minute Order Status: Action Item
File created: 3/14/2023 In control: CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION
On agenda: 4/5/2023 Final action:
Title: Approval of New Recruitment Bulletin: Forensics Unit Supervisor
Attachments: 1. 2023-04-05 ATT-1 Job Bulletin for Forensics Unit Supervisor, 2. 2023-04-05 ATT-2 Classification Specification for Forensic Unit Supervisor
Approval of New Recruitment Bulletin: Forensics Unit Supervisor


Meeting Date: April 5, 2023

Contact Person/Dept: Ofelia Garcia/Human Resources

Phone Number: (310) 253-5640

Fiscal Impact: Yes [] No [X] General Fund: Yes [] No [X]

Public Hearing: [] Action Item: [X] Attachments: [X]

Public Notification: (Email) Meeting and Agenda (03/30/23); (Email) All City Staff (03/30/23)

Department Approval: Dana Anderson, Director of Human Resources (03/30/2023)


Staff recommends that the Civil Service Commission approve the new recruitment bulletin for Forensics Unit Supervisor.


In August 2007, the Civil Service Commission approved the classification specification for Forensics Unit Supervisor, due to the reclassification of the Senior Forensics Specialist position. This position is assigned to the Police Department. Occupants of this classification are in the classified service.
The Forensics Unit Supervisor determines approaches, methods and procedures for evidence collection and performs the more difficult and complex duties in the field. In addition, the Forensics Unit Supervisor is responsible for the maintenance and administration of the Police Department's Property Room as well as the Administration of DNA (Prop 69) Recovery Program.
The Police Department is responsible for responding to calls for service, providing highly visible patrols, conducting criminal investigations, traffic enforcement and investigations, emergency preparedness, and community outreach. The Department strives to enhance public safety through community centered policing, the deterrence/prevention of crime, the apprehension of offenders, and the education of the public in self-protective measures of victimization. The Forensics Unit responds to crime scenes, collects and preserves evidence, provides scientific analysi...

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