Detective Jobs in Santa Clara, CA

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Criminal Investigator - Special Agent

  • United States Secret Service
  • Sunnyvale, CA (4 miles from Santa Clara, CA)
  • 3 days ago
Carry and use a firearm. Maintaining firearm proficiency is mandatory....

Criminal Investigator - Special Agent

  • United States Secret Service
  • San Jose, CA (3 miles from Santa Clara, CA)
  • 11 days ago
Carry and use a firearm. Maintaining firearm proficiency is mandatory....

Crime Scene Technician

  • City of Hayward
  • Hayward, CA (23 miles from Santa Clara, CA)
  • 21 days ago
A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience : Two years of law enforcement experience. Crime scene training is highly desirable....

Demographic Data for Santa Clara, CA

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Detective Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Classic Detective Fiction
Are you the next Hercule Poirot? A budding Sherlock Holmes? Embrace your inner Dick Tracy and dive into the world of detective fiction! Explore the back-stories of some of the earliest examples of...

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 from...

Writing a Detective Novel

Author Charlie Becerra, awarded honorable mention at the 2020 Premio Nacional de Literatura de Peru for his novel Solo vine para que ella me mate , has devoted his career to mastering the art...


Salary for Detective Jobs in Santa Clara, CA

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Highest Education Level

Detectives in Santa Clara, CA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (43.4%)
  • Master's Degree (17.6%)
  • Associate's Degree (12.2%)
  • High School or GED (11.6%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (9.0%)
  • Some College (3.1%)
  • Doctorate Degree (2.6%)
  • Some High School (0.4%)

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