The occupation code you requested, 33-3021.01 (Police Detectives), is no longer in use. In the future, please use 33-3021.00 (Detectives and Criminal Investigators) instead.
Conduct investigations related to suspected violations of federal, state, or local laws to prevent or solve crimes.
Sample of reported job titles:
Crime Scene Investigator (CSI), Criminal Investigator, Detective, Fugitive Detective, Fugitive Investigator, Investigator, Narcotics Detective, Narcotics Investigator, Police Detective, Special Agent
Also see: Police Identification and Records Officers, Intelligence Analysts
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