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Can Crime Scene Investigators (CSI) Go Undercover?
They only accurate answer would be – it depends.
Is the CSI a certified peace officer, or a civilian technician assigned to process evidence at a scene or lab?
There are no standards for CSI staff.
Some agencies use police officers experienced with investigations, while many hire scientists with specialized skills for analyzing evidence.
As a rule of thumb, your civilian CSI would not work undercover in what I assume is a traditional definition of undercover – drugs, vice, etc.