What jobs are there to do with criminals?

I'm doing some research for a paper and I need to know the different types of jobs to do with criminals, I know there are the obvious police officers, private investigators, undercover police officers but what are the less known jobs out there? And what do they do?

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  • Anonymous
    8 years ago
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    Police Officer

    Detective - Detectives, also known as investigators, are plainclothes law enforcement officers who gather facts and collect evidence for criminal cases.

    County Sheriff / Deputy Sheriff - Sheriffs and deputy sheriffs enforce the law on the county level. Sheriffs’ departments tend to be relatively small, most having fewer than 50 sworn officers.

    Canine Officer / K9 Handler - The exact responsibilities of a canine officer will depend on the work environment since many types of law enforcement agencies utilize the skills of K9 officers.

    State Trooper / Highway Patrol Officer - State Troopers, also known as Highway Patrol Officers, perform a variety of jobs on the State level.

    Public Safety Officer - http://dot-job-descriptions.careerplanner.com/PUBL...

    Constable -

    Animal Cruelty Investigator - Animal cruelty investigators follow up on reports of animal abuse, remove animals from dangerous situations, and collect evidence for potential prosecution of the owners in court.

    Mounted Police Officer - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mounted_police

    Conservation Officer - http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/enforcement/jobs/index....

    Community Liaison Officer - A Community Outreach Program (A.C.O.P.) is essentially a community-based police outreach program with concentrated efforts

    Federal Law Enforcement Careers

    FBI Special Agent - As an FBI Special Agent you may work on issues that encompass terrorism, foreign counterintelligence, organized crime, extortion, kidnapping, ..

    CIA Agent - he CIA offers a wide variety of important positions to those who want to serve their country around the world

    DEA Agent - With their diverse backgrounds, DEA Special Agents are the most highly regarded federal drug law enforcement agents in the world.

    Deputy U.S. Marshal - he Marshals Service is the enforcement arm of U.S. Federal courts and since 1789 has occupied a central position in the justice system and thus is involved in almost every federal law enforcement initiative.

    Secret Service Special Agent - protection they provide to the President, Vice-President, and other administrative officials and their families.

    ATF Special Agent - Agents at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives protect the public, reduce violent crime and help prevent terrorism

    ICE Special Agent - he largest investigative agency in the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

    Transportation Security Officer (TSO) - Transportation Security Officers are on the front line to safeguard the American public by providing airport, railroad, road, and maritime transportation security.

    Federal Air Marshal - Federal Air Marshals are armed Federal law enforcement officers who are deployed on passenger flights internationally to protect passengers and crew against criminal and terrorist acts.

    Border Patrol Agent - U.S. Border Patrol agents are charged with preventing terrorists and terrorist weapons from entering the United States.

    CBP Officer - US Customs and Border Protection has a mission to keep terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the United States.

    U.S. Capitol Police - The highly specialized mission of the U.S. Capitol Police is to protect the Congress of the United States.

    Immigration Officer, FDNS -

    U.S. Postal Service Inspector

    Diplomatic Security Special Agent Director of Airport Security

    Correctional Officer - overseing prisoners in prisones

    Correctional Counselor

    Parole Officer

    Probation Officer - working directly with criminals after they have been placed on probation

    Juvenile Probation Officer

    Federal Probation Officer

    Crime Scene Investigator (CSI) – Forensic Examiner

    Latent Print Examiner – Finger Print Examiner

    Forensic Accountant

    Forensic Anthropologist

    Forensic Artist

    Forensic Hypnotist

    Forensic Nurse

    Forensic Pathologist

    Forensic Psychologist

    Forensic Serologist

    Forensic Toxicologist


    Defense Attorney

    Paralegal, Legal Assistant, or Legal Researcher

    Court Clerk


    Pre-trial Officer


    Loss Prevention Officer – Loss Prevention Manager

    Bounty Hunter – Bail Enforcement Agent

    Security Officer

    Private Investigator

    Insurance Investigator

    Fraud Investigator

    i have run out of space, i would fill out the rest if you want me to, just give me an email or something x

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  • 4 years ago


    Source(s): Criminal Records Search Database : http://CriminalRecords.raiwi.com/?MOnm
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  • 8 years ago

    Here in the US, we have adult probation officers, juvenile probation officers, parole officers, Bail enforcement agents, jail (gaol) detention officers, Corrections officers. bail bondsmen, judges, court clerks, bailiffs. The list can go on to court reporters, lawyers, paralegals and more. There is an old saying, 'Crime doesn't pay' All these people don't do these jobs out of the goodness of their hearts.

    Source(s): Former deputy sheriff/corporal
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  • 4 years ago

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  • 8 years ago

    Psychologists, Counselors, medical professionals, forensics, profilers, Insurance investigators, Bounty hunters, bail bondsmen, court employees such as judges, clerks and balifs. Librarians (in jails). Lawyers obviously both in that half of them are worst than the people they defend/prosecute. Reporters.

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  • 8 years ago

    Prison Guard, Social Workers, Psychoanalyists and Therapists.

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  • Anonymous
    8 years ago

    Not everyone under investigation or even arrest is necessarily a "criminal". Innocent until Proven guilty.

    So, to prove it: DA';s. their staff, their investigators. FBI, forensics, psychologists, ballistics.

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    8 years ago

    What do you want as answer? When we quote you jobs you click on the thumb down. Unless you don't understand the meaning. Thumb down = negative response

    Thumb up = positive response.

    Hope this help you.

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  • 4 years ago

    Criminal Records Search Database : http://www.SearchVerifyInfos.com/Info

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