The Identification Unit is responsible for maintaining the photograph and fingerprint records of offenders arrested by the Lynn Police.
Detectives in the Identification Unit are trained in forensic photography and respond to all major crime scenes to photograph, document, collect and preserve evidence.
All detectives assigned to the Identification Unit are experienced fingerprint technicians thoroughly trained in the use of fingerprint powders, chemicals, and other equipment which is used to develop and make visible latent fingerprints at crime scenes or on items of evidence.
The detectives also compare latent fingerprints with the inked fingerprints of known individuals and testify in court as to the result of their examinations.
Lynn Police Department
300 Washington Street
Lynn, MA 01902