Private Detectives & Investigators
Also called: Investigator, Loss Prevention Detective, Loss Prevention Officer, Private Investigator
What they do:Gather, analyze, compile and report information regarding individuals or organizations to clients, or detect occurrences of unlawful acts or infractions of rules in private establishment.
On the job, you would:
- Write reports or case summaries to document investigations.
- Conduct private investigations on a paid basis.
- Search computer databases, credit reports, public records, tax or legal filings, or other resources to locate persons or to compile information for investigations.
Arts and Humanities
Safety and Government
Engineering and Technology
People and Technology Systems
Ideas and Logic
People interested in this work like activities that include leading, making decisions, and business.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Electronic mail software
Graphics or photo imaging software
Word processing software
You might like a career in one of these industries:
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