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Ashley S. Oct 21, 2020 275 views

How many years of experience do you need to be a criminal investigator?

I have read that you need to have experience as a police officer before you can be an investigator. What is the minimum number of year before you can begin your job as an investigator, is there any degrees? investigator policeofficer...


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Danielle S. May 19, 2020 651 views

How do I get my foot in the door to become a crime scene investigator, or a forensic evidence technician?

36 year old female going back to school so I can be a crime scene investigators, or anything dealing with forensics. forensics law-enforcement forensic criminal-justice investigator crime...

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Anthony L. May 18, 2016 1201 views

Hi is being a detective scary?

I want to know this because I might want to become one when I grow up law-enforcement detective...


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Brenetta B. May 18, 2016 542 views

If you're a crime scene investigator, crime never happens at a set time and each crime scene is horrific in its own way I'm sure so how do you handle the horrific natures of some crime scenes and blance work with family and other things outside of work?

I've heard that people in criminal justice (depending on what they do in the department) have a hard time having enough family time with the work they do and how sometimes the crime scenes leave images stuck in her head. I just want to know the best way to handle things and balance time if I...

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Xavier C. May 02, 2016 702 views

Is being a lawyer or investigator enjoyable,hard,etc?

I've been debating whether or not I wanted to be a lawyer or investigator. I have been interested in the law for a while (I am a member at Boys and Girls Club and I wish to know more about my career choices) law lawyer...


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Nathan K. Aug 22, 2015 718 views
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Nathan K. Aug 22, 2015 808 views

What are your hours of work, how many hours do you work per week and month. Do you sometimes have to work overtime and take work home. Do you work regular hours or shifts?

My school Ferdinand Postma High School has given me a formal assessment to do research on the career that i want to pursue in the future. science forensic...


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Axael A. Dec 02, 2014 741 views

I want to work in the police task force (finding kidnapped people)

It will make me feel better that the people are found and not dead police crime-scene-investigator...


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Diana C. Mar 26, 2014 1001 views

What are the typical class requirements or recommendations I should take in order to become a criminal investigator?

Hello, my name is Diana and I'm currently a senior in Connecticut. I was asking this question I really had an interest in criminal justice and I just wanted to know more about what classes people have taken in order to become a criminal investigator or any interesting courses people took in...

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Aisha C. Sep 09, 2012 1742 views

How important is math to investors and their job ?

I'm really interested in being an investor but i don't really like doing math. is it important ? investing...


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Sdanielle . May 23, 2012 2083 views

What are the different careers that a crime investigator would have?

Hello , My name is Danielle and I go to a school in central Harlem called Democracy Prep Charter School. I LOVE crime investigation shows , and that has made me really interested in criminal investigation and/or crime in general. I love crime and the deep thinking of solving a case, but I don't...

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DeAsiaM . Mar 29, 2012 5108 views

How much money does a Crime Scene Investigator make?

I know that people who work in this field tend to work irregular hours so the amount that certain individuals are paid may vary. Some work very few hours whereas others work many hours including evenings and weekends. I would not mind working a lot of hours as long as i get paid a decent amount...

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