Crime Scene Investigation requires the application of diligent and careful methods by which investigators recognize, identify, preserve and collect evidence. This helps determine what actually occurred during the commission of a crime. The Lansing Police Department CSI Unit is trained in crime scene processing, the care and handling of physical evidence, trace evidence, fingerprinting, photography, casting, and courtroom sketches. The investigators are summoned to crime and accident scenes that involve many different structures; vehicles, terrain, weather, and a multitude of case investigators to satisfy interests. Crime Scene Investigators are committed to obtaining cutting edge training and identifying best practices within this discipline all in the interest of justice.