Private Detectives & Investigators
Also called: Investigator, Loss Prevention Detective, Loss Prevention Officer, Private Investigator
In the Air Force: Security Forces; Security Forces Apprentice; Security Forces Apprentice, Military Working Dog Handler; Security Forces Helper; Security Forces Helper, Combat Arms; Security Forces Journeyman; Security Forces Journeyman, Military Working Dog Handler; Security Forces Superintendent; Special Investigations Craftsman; Special Investigations Journeyman; Special Investigations Superintendent
In the Army: CID Special Agent; Chief Counterintelligence/Human Intelligence Sergeant; Counter Intelligence Agent; Human Intelligence Collector; Military Police; Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) Senior Sergeant/SIGINT Chief; Special Forces Assistant Operations and Intelligence Sergeant; Special Forces Weapons Sergeant
In the Coast Guard: CWO - Intelligence; CWO - Security; LDO - Intelligence; LDO - Security; RL - Special Duty Officer - Intelligence Officer; Special Investigations
In the Marine Corps: Anti-tank Missileman; CID Special Agent; Counter Intelligence Agent; Criminal Investigator CID Agent; Infantry Assaultman; Light Armored Vehicle (LAV) Crewman; Riverine Assault Craft (RAC) Crewman; Special Forces Assistant Operations and Intelligence Sergeant; Special Investigations Craftsman; Special Investigations Journeyman; Special Investigations Superintendent
In the Navy: CWO - Intelligence; CWO - Security; LDO - Intelligence; LDO - Security; Master-At-Arms; RL - Special Duty Officer - Intelligence Officer
- 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:
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Electronic mail software
Graphics or photo imaging software
Word processing software