Crime Scene Investigator, Sherri Curry, is a 17 year veteran with the Salisbury Police Department. During her tenure she has served as a Housing Officer, K-9 Handler, Criminal Investigator, and most recently- Identification Specialist. Detective Curry spent 10 years as an Investigator with primary focus on Child Abuse, Sexual Assaults, and Juvenile Crimes. She holds certifications from the North Carolina Justice Academy in Forensic Child Interviews, Child Death Investigation, Internet Undercover Chat Investigation, Sexual Assault Investigations, and she has trained with Project Safe Childhood/North Carolina Internet Crimes. Detective Curry is enrolled in the Criminal Investigators Academy at the North Carolina Justice Academy. Detective Curry has been a Criminal Justice Training Instructor since 2000.
In 2012, Detective Curry obtained Certification in Crime Scene Technology and Evidence Collection at the Sirchie Criminal Investigation Training Center in Youngsville, North Carolina. She also obtained Certification in the Basic Skills Course in employing the NARK II Progressive System of Drug Identification. Detective Curry most recently obtained Certification in Crime Scene Photography at the Sirchie Criminal Investigation Training Center. Detective Curry has specified training in DNA Arrestee Collection from the North Carolina Justice Academy as well as specified training in Fingerprint Development and Identification, Footwear Identification, Serial Number Restoration and Narcotics Identification.
FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION
The Crime Lab is a support unit of the Salisbury Police Department that responds to assist Patrol Officers and Detectives in the collection and preservation of evidence at crime scenes. Efforts of the Crime Lab are coordinated by a Crime Scene Investigator.
The unit works with special equipment that allows the Crime Scene Investigator to photograph and measure evidence. In addition the Crime Scene Investigator oversees fingerprint analysis. The individual serving in this role is trained in classification of fingerprints and palm prints, the processing of crime scene evidence and photography.
The Salisbury Police Department provides fingerprint services to organizations in the community, for employment purposes or for those reregistering with the State of North Carolina. The Salisbury Police Department does not offer fingerprint services for weapons permits or Federal Immigration services.
Fingerprints are $10.00 and fingerprinting services take place on Thursdays from 12:30 - 3:00 p.m. (except holidays).