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Animal Cruelty Investigator
More than 15,000 professionals currently work at animal control and animal cruelty investigation departments with state, regional, and local government organizations. They receive field calls about potential animal mistreatment from the public, conduct on-site investigations, and refer findings to police or other law enforcement agencies for arrests or legal remedies.Read More...

Claims Investigator Training, Job Description & Salary Information
More than 300,000 claims investigators and adjusters hold jobs today with insurance companies, private agencies, adjusting companies, and auto-damage appraisal companies. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, most of these companies prefer to hire college graduates, although some corporate training is provided.Read More...

Crime Scene Investigation
The crime scene investigator or forensic technician is responsible for reporting to the scene of a crime, evaluating, gathering, and securing physical evidence, taking photographs, packaging ballistics, blood, hair, or DNA samples, and transporting sensitive materials to the crime laboratory.Read More...

Fraud Investigator
Fraud investigators review insurance claims in which fraudulent or criminal activity is suspected, such as arson, falsified workers' disability claims, staged accidents, or unnecessary medical treatments. The types of fraud cases can range from overstating medical injuries in a collision to more complicated operations that involve physicians, lawyers, and even insurance company staff.Read More...

Police Detective
Police detectives are called upon to investigate crimes once responding officers have had a chance to do a preliminary investigation. Detectives investigate crimes hands-on by gathering facts and evidence.Read More...

Postal Inspector
U.S. Postal Inspectors make up the law enforcement arm of the U.S. Postal Service (USPS), charged with protecting the country's mail process and ensuring its safety. Postal inspectors investigate any potential criminal activity or other possible violations of the mail system.Read More...

Private Investigator
A typical day working as a private investigator may not be the dangerous, glamour-filled adventure portrayed on television, but it can still be a great career. Companies and individuals hire private investigators to uncover data and solve problems and mysteries.Read More...

 
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