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Important Notice on City of Fremont Facilities Closure

In an effort to help prevent the spread of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), City of Fremont facilities, including the lobby of the Police Department, the Detention Facility, and the Tri-City Animal Shelter, are currently closed to public visitors. During the temporary closure Fremont Police and Fire will continue to provide essential public safety services.  For more information, please refer to our web page on coronavirus (COVID-19) here

Crime Scene Investigation (CSI)

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Responsibilities

The Fremont Police Department’s Crime Scene Investigation (CSI) Unit uses science and technology to locate, document, collect, preserve, and analyze physical evidence. Based on a scientific processing methodology, CSIs are often called upon to reconstruct the sequence of events, which transpired when the crime was committed. Following is a list of examples of incidents to which members of the CSI Unit respond.

  • Homicides
  • Suicides
  • Suspicious Deaths
  • Accidental Deaths – Traffic and Industrial
  • Violent Assaults – Stabbings, Shootings, and Blunt Force Trauma
  • Robberies
  • Sexual Assaults
  • Kidnappings
  • Arsons
  • Bombings
  • Buried Bodies

Forensic Investigative Skills

Members of the CSI Unit are trained in multiple forensic disciplines and use specialized equipment to locate physical evidence, which is often difficult to find or is invisible to the naked eye. CSIs of the Fremont Police Department are trained in the following areas:

  • Biological Evidence
  • Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
  • Crime Scene Photography and Videography
  • Fingerprinting
  • Firearm and Ballistic Evidence
  • Forensic Pathology and Trauma
  • Impression Evidence
  • Shooting Incident Reconstruction
  • Sketching and Mapping
  • Sexual Assault Investigation
  • Three-Dimensional Laser Mapping
  • Trace Evidence

Additional Information

For more information, please contact Sergeant John Calvin Gaziano.

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