Private Detectives & Investigators
Also called: Loss Prevention Officer, Loss Prevention Detective, Private Investigator, Investigator
In the Air Force: Security Forces; Security Forces Apprentice; Security Forces Apprentice, Combat Arms; Security Forces Apprentice, Military Working Dog Handler; Security Forces Craftsman; Security Forces Helper, Combat Arms; Security Forces Helper, Military Working Dog Handler; Security Forces Journeyman; Security Forces Journeyman, Combat Arms; Security Forces Journeyman, Military Working Dog Handler
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
In the Marine Corps: Anti-tank Missileman; CID Special Agent; Counter Intelligence Agent; Counterintelligence/Human Intelligence (CI/HUMINT) Specialist; Critical Skills Operator; Infantry Assaultman; Light Armored Vehicle (LAV) Crewman; Rifleman; Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) Senior Sergeant/SIGINT Chief; Special Forces Assistant Operations and Intelligence Sergeant
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.
- Search computer databases, credit reports, public records, tax or legal filings, or other resources to locate persons or to compile information for investigations.
- Obtain and analyze information on suspects, crimes, or disturbances to solve cases, to identify criminal activity, or to gather information for court cases.
Arts and Humanities
Safety and Government
Engineering and Technology
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