Criminal Investigation Division, Special Agent

US Army and Army Reserve - Little Rock, AR4.4

Full-timeEstimated: $29,000 - $39,000 a year
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Overview

CID special agents are primarily responsible for conducting criminal investigations in which the Army is, or may be, a party of interest. They handle felony-level crimes that involve Army property and Army personnel.

Job Duties

  • Conducts independent felony-level criminal investigations; General and Economic Crimes, and Counter-Drug Operations
  • Processes crime scenes and collects evidence
  • Conducts interviews or interrogations of complainants, victims, witnesses and subject
  • Provide forensic laboratory support
  • Performs Protective Services operations

CID Special Agents must have high moral standards and the utmost integrity. The training agents receive provide them with the technical skills that will permit them to execute any felony investigative mission with success. Due to the nature of work required of CID Special Agents, strict qualification must be met prior to application.

Training

Job training for a CID Special Agent requires completing 15 weeks of a resident course, which is designated to train criminal investigation duties in field units for the Army.

Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

  • Civil and military laws
  • Investigation procedures and techniques
  • Crime scene processing
  • Testimonial evidence
  • Protective services
  • Child abuse prevention
  • Crisis/Hostage negotiations

Helpful Skills

  • Interest in law enforcement
  • Willingness to perform potentially dangerous work
  • Ability to make quick decisions
  • Remain calm under heavy duress
  • Mental and physical fitness

CID DIRECT ACCESSIONS PILOT PROGRAM FOR NEW RECRUITS

If you are a college graduate interested in joining the Army and having a career as a federal law enforcement officer, you may be interested in the CID Direct Accessions Program. Successful applicants must complete 31B Military Police One Station Unit Training (OSUT) and the CID Special Agent Course (CIDSAC).

Due to the nature of work required of CID Special Agents, strict qualification must be met prior to enlistment: Requirements:

  • U.S. Citizenship
  • 21 years of age or older
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in: Criminal Justice, Forensic Science, Computer Science, Computer Forensics, Digital Forensics, Legal Studies, Accounting, Finance, Psychology or Biology
  • 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Normal color vision (no exception to policy authorized)
  • No physical limitations and no history of mental or emotional disorders
  • Speak and write clearly
  • Favorable credit history
  • Valid driver’s license and favorable driving record
  • No felony or court martial convictions
  • Eligibility for Top Secret clearance
  • Suitable character, integrity, reputation, sobriety, discretion, and stability as established by a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI)

Compensation

Total compensation includes housing, medical, food, special pay, and vacation time. Learn more about total compensation.

Earn Cash For In Demand Jobs

You could earn up to $40,000 in cash bonuses just for enlisting under certain Military Occupational Specialties.

Education Benefits

In the Army, qualified students can earn full-tuition, merit-based scholarships, allowances for books and fees, plus an annual stipend for living expenses.

Future Civilian Careers

The skills you learn will help prepare you for a career with federal, state and local law enforcement.

In order to meet the minimum qualifications, you must:

  • Be under 35 years old
  • Be a US Citizen or Hold at least a green card (I-551)
  • Have a High School Diploma/GED
  • Have no major medical issues (missing limbs, mental health issues..)
  • Have no major law violations (sexual misconducts, domestics..)

If you are interested in finding out more about this position, please apply now and within 24-48 hours, you will receive an email from our recruiting team, directly.

Thank you!

Adam Boktor Sr.

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