How to Become a Fingerprint Technician

If you’re interested in law enforcement and looking for a career that will allow you to make a difference, then you might like to become a fingerprint technician. A fingerprint technician is sometimes known as a latent print examiner. A fingerprint technician is called out to a crime scene where…

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How to Become a Fire Inspector

A fire inspector works to make sure that homes and businesses are safe and secure for those people that live and work there. If you have a good eye for detail, are interested in construction and fire management, and enjoy a job with a lot of variety, then you might…

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How to Become a Police Detective

If you are looking for a role in law enforcement where no two days will ever be the same, then you might like to become a police detective. Detectives work on the tough cases. They investigate homicides, drug operations, and violent crimes. It may take them just hours to crack…

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How to Become a Private Investigator

If you are an observational person with an eye for detail and a knack for research you might like to become a private investigator. A private investigator (also known as a PI) researches a person, company, or sometimes an event on behalf of a client. They use a wide range…

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How to Become a Probation Officer

Want to make a difference to the lives of those people who want a second chance? If so, then you might like to become a probation officer. A probation officer, sometimes called a correctional treatment worker, works with those who have been recently released from prison assimilate into society. They…

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How to Become a Security Officer

A security officer works to protect a property, guard a person or asset, or keep order at an event. If you are looking for a job with flexible hours and a lot of variety then you might like to become a security officer. You’ll need to have an authoritarian disposition…

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How to Become a SWAT Team Member

When you become a SWAT team member, you will work to provide a timely and effective response to emergency situations. Nearly all police departments have SWAT teams, and they respond to the most dangerous and hostile situations, such as hostage scenarios, rescue operations, counter-terrorism operations, and raids on highly dangerous…

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How to Become a Body Guard

A body guard’s main responsibility is to avoid and prevent conflict that is capable of endangering or harming their client. A popular belief regarding a body guard’s profession is that they usually resort to violence in order to protect their client, but that is usually not the case unless there…

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How to Become a Jail Warden

Jail Wardens are responsible for overseeing and managing a variety of aspects in a state run correctional facility. Jail Wardens perform a similar role to that of a Prison Warden, with one major difference. Jails are run by state funds while prisons can be financed through private funds or the…

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How to Become a Blood Spatter Analyst

Blood Spatter Analysts are specialized individuals who work with other professionals such as law enforcement and forensic scientists to solve a variety of homicides or other violent crimes. Individuals who want to become a Blood Spatter Analyst may find themselves having a passion for solving crimes and working with law…

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How to Become a Criminal Psychologist

Criminal Psychologists are professionals who are specialized in the psychology of criminals. These professionals are highly skilled in studying and observing criminal minds, thoughts and behavior. They gather unbiased information regarding individuals to assist professionals involved in other inspective areas such as forensics and criminal investigators. These professionals use a…

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How to Become a Parole Officer

Parole Officers are experienced professionals who supervise individuals who have recently been released from prison after serving a portion of or a complete prison sentence. Commonly confused with Probation Officers, Parole Officers specifically work with individuals who have been incarcerated and assist them in adjusting and reentering society. Individuals who…

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How to Become an Undercover Agent

Undercover Agents are professionals who use an alternate identity in order to provide detective work for a special assignment. Undercover Agents may work for a local or state agency, the FBI, the CIA, the DEA or another federal government providing support to a special assignment. Many of these individuals work…

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How to Become an FBI Agent

An FBI Agent is responsible for investigating crimes within the US such as murder, fraud, kidnapping, or armed robbery. They are also active within counter-terrorism, detecting and eliminating threats both within and outside of the US. Working as an FBI agent, you’ll be at the top of your law enforcement…

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How to Become a Cop

When you become a cop you can look forward to a job that will offer you a lot of variety, as well as the opportunity to give something back to your community. To succeed in this role, you’ll need to have excellent interpersonal skills, good attention to detail, and an…

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How to Become a Forensic Scientist

Working as a forensic scientist is a challenging role suited to those with analytical and enquiring minds. If all things science and medical are intriguing to you, then you should consider becoming a forensic scientist. One of the best benefits of this career path is that is gives you the…

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How to Become a Police Officer

If you are looking for a career that is fast-paced and has a lot of variety, you might like to become a police officer. You’ll get to experience a wide range of situations, interact with your local community, and also make a positive contribution to society by enforcing local and…

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How to Become a US Marshal

US Marshal Service is a branch of law enforcement that forms a part of the Department of Justice. When you become a US Marshal, you will have a wide range of duties that could include transporting prisoners, serving arrest warrants, and hunting down fugitives. They also provide protective services to…

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How to Become an Arson Investigator

An arson investigator determines the cause of a fire by examining the scene of the blaze, interviewing witnesses, and communicating with fire fighters. If you have an good eye for detail and an interest in law enforcement then you might like to become an arson investigator. An arson investigator’s role…

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How to Become a Coroner

If you have an interest in medicine, criminal justice, and law enforcement, then you might like to become a coroner. A coroner is a medical examiner who is employed by a government or law enforcement agency to determine a cause of death in suspicious circumstances, or where a crime has…

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How to Become a Corrections Officer

When you become a corrections officer, you are responsible for the safety and well-being of prisoners within secure custody. Other names for a corrections officer are a jailer, jail officer, prison officer, or prison warden. If you’re looking for a job that allows you to give back to society and…

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How to Become a Crime Scene Investigator

If you are intrigued by law enforcement, have an investigator’s eye, and want a job that allows you to give back to the community, then you might like to become a crime scene investigator. A crime scene investigator is a specialist in evidence. When a crime happens, they are called…

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