Crime Scene Investigation

The East Lansing Police Department Crime Scene Investigation (CSI) unit consists of seven officers and one sergeant. The purpose of the CSI unit is to have a highly trained unit of officers, who specialize in the detection, collection and preservation of physical evidence at crime scenes.

The CSI unit are called to a crime scene when there is a need for more specialized collection and analysis of evidence. The CSI unit may handle or collect evidence, take fingerprints or lift latent prints from the crime scene.