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Thread: how to make detective
05-16-06, 10:00 AM #21Originally Posted by jmur5074
05-17-06, 10:38 AM #22
Tecnically a minimum of two years. Practically more than that. Retreads (hires from other departments) could be in the two years depending on their previous years and experience.
05-17-06, 07:58 PM #23The Reason People Hate Cops & Causer of WarSupporting Member Lvl 2
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Most places (to my understanding) start new detectives with property crimes or auto theft. Even if they're general assignment -- they start out with the simpler, more straightforward stuff before they move into more complicated crimes. Some exceptions are some special investigation units, like narcotics or gang units, or places that make traffic fatality/accident reconstructionists detectives.
05-24-06, 06:22 PM #24Originally Posted by LongTail
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05-24-06, 06:51 PM #25Originally Posted by Crimebytes2
05-24-06, 07:07 PM #26Originally Posted by Retdetsgt
05-24-06, 08:37 PM #27Originally Posted by Crimebytes2
05-27-06, 10:02 AM #28
Me personally, I am into gang intelligence. Thats all the investigations I need. LOL
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05-27-06, 01:13 PM #29Originally Posted by dla4079
05-27-06, 02:53 PM #30
In my agency, you start out as a homicide detective, as well as a traffic cop, Game Warden, Livestock official, Brand Inspector, Paper Server, Narc, Crash Investigator, DWUI TFO, Street Crimes Officer, psychologist, marriage counselor, arbitrator, Fire Marshall, burglary/robbery, and all-around whipping boy."Nothing says guilty like a high-priced lawyer."
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05-27-06, 03:06 PM #31
I love my gang bangers as well.
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05-28-06, 06:37 AM #32
With about 5-6 years on the street you MAY be ready to make a step up to Det. on a general assignment. After 2-3 years of that you MAY be ready for homicide. Just depends on how fast you can move with your cases. Lots of paperwork and long hours." A law is valuable not because it is a law, but because there is right in it." - Henry Ward Beecher
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