Criminal Investigators and Special Agents
- Prepare reports that detail investigation findings.
- Obtain and verify evidence by interviewing and observing suspects and witnesses or by analyzing records.
- Identify case issues and evidence needed, based on analysis of charges, complaints, or allegations of law violations.
- Investigate organized crime, public corruption, financial crime, copyright infringement, civil rights violations, bank robbery, extortion, kidnapping, and other violations of federal or state statutes.
- Record evidence and documents, using equipment such as cameras and photocopy machines.
- Obtain and use search and arrest warrants.
- Testify before grand juries concerning criminal activity investigations.
- Search for and collect evidence, such as fingerprints, using investigative equipment.
- Determine scope, timing, and direction of investigations.
- Collect and record physical information about arrested suspects, including fingerprints, height and weight measurements, and photographs.
The data sources for the information displayed here include: O*NET™ 16.0; US Department of Labor (BLS); Virginia Workforce Connection.
Projections Quick View:
National: + 2.9%
High School Diploma
Three: Medium Preparation Needed
Highest ($50,000 and up)