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US Government Other Agencies and Independent Organizations - Richmond, CA
Selectee newly assigned to the Criminal Investigator position MUST successfully complete the 9-week Criminal Investigator Program training course at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC...
3 days ago
Longmont Police Department - Longmont, CO
Duties and Requirements Click to read more Duties: Principal Duties: Ability to assist processing traffic crashes, crime scenes and collecting evidence. Duties includes identifying and collecting...
1 day ago
City of Aurora - Aurora, CO
Summary of Job Duties **This posting is scheduled to close on Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at 5:00 pm, however is subject to close at any time without prior notice. Thank you** Within the Aurora...
1 day ago
Lynchburg Police Department - Lynchburg, VA
A minimum of two years related additional education or experience with a background in law enforcement preferred....
1 day ago
Department Of Justice - Lexington, KY
Firearms: Criminal investigators are required to carry a firearm while performing duties of this position. Maintaining firearm proficiency is mandatory....
1 day ago
Department Of The Interior - Valentine, AZ
This position has been approved for primary Law Enforcement coverage. Law Enforcement Availability Pay (LEAP) in the amount of 25% has been approved for this position....
6 hours ago
US Government Other Agencies and Independent Organizations - Oklahoma City, OK
Selectee newly assigned to the Criminal Investigator position MUST successfully complete the 9-week Criminal Investigator Program training course at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC...
3 days ago
Department Of Justice - Grand Prairie, TX
Firearms: Criminal investigators are required to carry a firearm while performing duties of this position. Maintaining firearm proficiency is mandatory....
3 days ago
Department Of Justice - Detroit, MI
Firearms: Criminal investigators are required to carry a firearm while performing duties of this position. Maintaining firearm proficiency is mandatory....
1 day ago
Veterans Health Administration - Columbia, SC
Examples of specialized experience include: practical knowledge of law enforcement procedures and techniques of criminal investigations, including the investigation of crimes, police conduct, courtroom...
1 day ago
California State University - San Bernardino, CA
Two or more years of active law enforcement experience. Preferred Qualifications An applicant with an Intermediate Course Post Certificate is preferred....
21 hours ago
US Government Other Agencies and Independent Organizations - Washington, DC
Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) required....
2 days ago
Government Accountability Office - Washington, DC
enforcement....
2 days ago
City of Lynchburg - Lynchburg, VA
A minimum of two years related additional education or experience with a background in law enforcement preferred....
1 day ago
State of Florida - Miami, FL
(FBI) and may include local criminal history checks through local law enforcement agencies....
1 day ago

Detective Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Bestsellers: Detective Fiction

This course focuses on works that caught the popular imagination in the past or present. It emphasizes texts that are related by genre, theme or style. The books studied in this course vary...


Preventative & Detective Measures

Seven videos reintroduce you to the details of preventative and detective measures on a system. Beginning with log management, the course covers egress monitoring, configuration management,...


Play "Sleep Detective"
If you have been struggling with sleep, you have probably tried many things to sleep better; melatonin, white noise machines, meditation or mindfulness, deep breathing, improving your "sleep...

Salary for Detective Jobs Nationwide

This is the average annual salary for Detective jobs nationwide as reported by the BLS.

$85,020

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Detective positions.

Highest Education Level

Detectives offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (42.4%)
  • Master's Degree (17.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (12.5%)
  • High School or GED (12.1%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (9.2%)
  • Some College (3.2%)
  • Doctorate Degree (2.7%)
  • Some High School (0.4%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Detectives
  • None (39.1%)
  • 2-4 years (19.0%)
  • 4-6 years (13.6%)
  • 6-8 years (13.5%)
  • Less than 1 year (11.3%)
  • 1-2 years (2.2%)
  • 8-10 years (1.2%)

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