The Lewiston Police Department has a Crime Scene Unit. Unit members have completed the New York State Bureau of Municipal Police Crime Scene Photography Course along with extensive additional training in various crime scene forensic disciplines. The Unit is responsible for the photography, documentation, and collection of physical evidence. CSU Officers also attend post mortem autopsies of un-natural death victims.
In addition to crime scene duties the unit is also charged with the management of the department's mug shot, fingerprinting processing of arrested persons and evidence storage.
The Unit also has available to the public photography of personal item for insurance documentation.
For more information call (716) 754-8477