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g Dec 15, 2022 260 views

What is the typical day in the life of an investigative journalist?

I am a sophomore in high school; I want to become an investigative journalist. I am currently interning at a non-profit where I report on topics such as poverty, poverty alleviation and other worldly issues, but I really want to get a feel for "digging" up stories that could possibly make a...

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Grace Nov 09, 2022 169 views

Studying Psychology in college

What are good college majors to get jobs in psychology?

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Kimberly Nov 08, 2022 270 views

What do you need to graduate with in order to study criminology?

Ive been doing really great lately in all my classes! Ive been enjoying taking geometry lately and I wanna study criminology one day after highscool.

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Madyson Oct 26, 2022 137 views

Federal Government or Investigator/ College

What college courses should I be taking to work for the federal government as an agent or investigator?

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Elizabeth Sep 09, 2022 173 views

How do events affect the amount of pay(if they do so)?

If one week is less eventful than the other and less work needs to be done, does it affect the amount of pay an investigator receives?

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Elizabeth Sep 09, 2022 185 views

How does the amount of education effect your position as a criminal investigator?

The educational requirement to be an investigator is simply having a GED or a high school diploma. Is there any other education that may be needed? Any certifications?

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Elizabeth Sep 09, 2022 147 views

What does a typical day as a criminal investigator consist of?

I realize that being a criminal investigator isn't exactly how it's show on the media, so what is it really like?

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Chassity Jun 21, 2022 255 views

How long should you being involved in the law enforcement before trying to promote to a K9 Officer or Criminal Investigator?

As a college student, I'm now working harder to get involved with the police department. Within the past few years, two of my options/passions were to become a K9 Officer or Criminal Investigator. However, I'm not sure how long something like that would take. What is an estimate?

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Amayagrace May 09, 2022 360 views

I want to be a criminal investigator. I read I need to go to the police academy to become a patrolman and then be promoted to a detective but I don't necessarily want to become a police officer. Is there ways I can become a criminal investigator without the police academy and promotion?

I read about becoming a criminal investigator and plan to get a psychology degree as well as criminal justice. I know I can become a social work investigator but I'm not sure if this would work well to become a criminal investigator after this job. If there is anyone who has experience in these...

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Giovanna Apr 20, 2018 563 views

If you study criminal justice can you become a forensic scientist?

#criminal-justice #criminal-investigations #forensic #forensic-science

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Michael Jan 03, 2018 758 views

I want to know how to become one who investigates crime but also goes out into the field to do the arrest. What career should I pursue?

I'm asking because I'm in high school and would like to start taking the right classes I need to take #criminal-investigations #criminal-justice #police #law-enforcement #investigations

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isacc Sep 01, 2017 846 views

How would I apply to become a forensic analyst after I got my degree?

I'm curious as to how I would become a forensic analyst after i got my degree. What I mean is that I'm confused as to where I would go to apply and how I would learn how to do my job. I'm also curious as to whether I'd need to travel long distances to investigate crime scenes....

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Diamond Sep 01, 2017 613 views

Is there any challenging that any FBI agent faces ?

I want to know are there any challenges any FBI agent faces when they are on duty? Are there emotional times when they see things happen from someone they don't even know? Is there tension between 2 FBI agents or them having tension with someone else? #fbi-agent #criminal-justice...

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june Aug 31, 2017 667 views

What is the best way to become a detective?

I want to become a detective to help investigate and solve serious crimes. What is the best way to get there .To become a detective do someone work up to the career or start from college. What is the best route to become a detective? #detective #police #criminal-justice #criminal-law...

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My'Lirea Aug 30, 2017 1055 views

What do you like most about being a private investigator ? What do you like least about it ?

Hi, I am a high school student and I want to be a private investigator. I would like to know more of pro's and con's about this specific career. #private-investigations #criminal-justice #criminal-investigations #private-detective .

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khalia May 30, 2017 729 views

what are the best colleges offering forensic science programs and are any summer programs that would help me better understand what i would need to do in order to major/study this in college?

When I first started high school, I wanted to become a pediatrician, but as the years went on I became more interested in forensics. I want to pursue forensic science/ criminal science as a career but I don't know where to start. #college #forensic #criminal-investigations

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Azandia Feb 21, 2017 631 views

What are some good colleges to go to , to earn a masters in forensics

What a good college to go to is #lawyer #criminal-justice #forensic #criminal-investigations

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Trisha Oct 19, 2016 732 views

What education requirements, college degrees, licenses are needed for your career as a Forensic Toxicologist?

I am asking this question because I want to be a Forensic Toxicologist and I want to know how the job actually feels once you have it as a career. #chemistry #forensic #criminal-investigations #career

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Lindsay Oct 19, 2016 885 views

Do I have to study chemistry or biology in college to become a Forensic Scientist?

I have been debating over whether it will be easier to find work in this field if I major in a strictly science subject, or if I can major in criminal justice/criminology and still achieve the same goal. #science #biology #chemistry #forensic #college-majors #japan #criminology...

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Andrea Aug 05, 2016 1579 views

Special Agents vs Crime Scene Investigators

Is there a difference between the two? If so, what is/are they? #college #university #federal-government #crime #criminal-investigations #federal-agent

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Cayman Jul 23, 2016 2224 views

I want to work in the BAU but i have a lot of questions

I want to work in the BAU as a "profiler" I want to work on making profiles for unidentified/identified suspect. I want to work in the field and see the crime scenes and help catch the criminals. I want to work on serial murder cases, rape cases, abduction cases, typically any violent crime...

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Christina Jul 05, 2016 949 views

What do you wish you had known before you went in to law enforcement?

I am currently in college and hope to pursue a career in law enforcement. I have looked up different law enforcement agencies, but I don't know which one is a good fit for me. What are some things you wish you had known before you went into law enforcement? Or before you picked a specific...

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Lilian May 14, 2016 696 views

What is the best i should take if i want to become a detective?

Im a high school senior and i want to know what the best option for this career is. It has been on my mind lately and i would lik to know more about it. #law #criminal-justice #detective #criminal-investigations

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Sarah May 12, 2016 886 views

Is there a large variety and availability of jobs if I have a Forensic and Investigative Sciences degree?

This is the field I plan on studying and I am curious as to what my future would be after attaining my degree. #forensic #forensic-analysis #criminal-investigations #forensic-investigation

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Quashika May 05, 2016 2092 views

Are there different ranks in being a crime scene investigator or are they on the same level?

I want to know about the ranks/ promotions. #criminal-justice #law-enforcement #criminal-investigations

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Brooke Nov 25, 2015 5119 views

What classes should I take in high school to help me get into the FBI?

I am currently taking Counseling and Mental Health classes (for future hopes of joining to Behavioral Analysis Unit). Next year, I think it may be beneficial to take some kind of law enforcement class or even a crime scene investigation class of some sort. My school also offers the IB...

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Nasurae Mar 26, 2014 1238 views

Majors associated with Forensic Biology

Hello, My name is Nasurae and I am a senior at Achievement First Amistad High School. I am interested in either becoming a forensic biologist, but most schools do not offer any majors that is directly related to this career. Are there any majors or classes I can take that will connect me to...