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Federal Bureau of Investigations Police Officer Recruitment
CJA/214
February 7, 2013

Federal Bureau of Investigations Recruitment
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* With terrorist claiming the lives of thousand in the attack of September 11, 2001, the American government has become more proactive against future attacks. The Federal Bureau of Investigations has been appointed to counter act terrorist activities in the United States of America. The Federal Bureau of Investigations combats various types of crime throughout the United States, fraud, capital murder, white collar crimes, kidnapping, counterintelligence, cyber crime, public corruption, civil rights, organized crime, violent crime and major theft (FBI, 2013). Every day in the life of an FBI agent changes day to day depending on the current events in the United States as well as international. * The Federal Bureau of Investigations has two different career paths with many different jobs within the two. The first type of career path is to become an FBI special agent. The word special classifies the agent as having expertise in a certain field within the bureau. The second career path is considered a professional FBI agent, which consist of professionals combating crime through support of the special agents (FBI, 2013). The two career paths are identical in aspects of recruitment. In order to become a Federal Bureau of Investigations officer candidates must meet the minimum requirements. * The Federal Bureau of Investigations maintains the same basic standards as any other law enforcement agency, which consist of “twenty-one years of age, have a valid driver license in the state the agent will be employed with, the applicant must not have any prior felony convictions, pass a written exam, medical exam, interview, physical agility test, polygraph...