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Armywide News

CID seeks qualified applicants to 
become criminal investigators

WASHINGTON D.C. (U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command) ó The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command (USACIDC), commonly known as CID, is currently seeking qualified applicants to become highly-trained criminal investigators.

Special agents are responsible for investigating felony-level crime of Army interest, conducting protective-service operations, and working with other Federal, state and local law enforcement agencies to solve crime and combat terrorism.

Agents receive training at the U.S. Army Military Police School and advanced training in specialized investigative disciplines.

Selected agents receive advanced training at the FBI National Academy, Metropolitan Police Academy at Scotland Yard, Department of Defense Polygraph Institute, and the Canadian Police College. Agents also have the opportunity to pursue a masterís degree in Forensic Science from George Washington University.

To qualify, applicants must be a U.S. citizen, at least 21-years-old, be an E-5, SGT (non-promotable), with at least two years but not more than 10 years time in service, have an ST score of 107 or higher (ST of 110 if tested prior to 2 January 2002), have at least 60 college credit hours from an accredited institution (waiver of up to half of this prerequisite may be considered if favorably endorsed by the local CID office), have a physical profile 222221 or higher, with normal color vision and no record of mental or emotional disorders, a minimum of one year of military police experience or two years of civilian police experience (a waiver of this prerequisite may be considered if favorably endorsed by the local CID office).

Applicants must be able to speak and write clearly, have suitable character established by a Single Scope Background Investigation leading to a Top Secret clearance, no record of unsatisfactory credit and no civil court or court-martial convictions, and lastly, be able to complete 60 months of service obligation upon completion of the Apprentice Special Agent Course.

To apply or for more information go to the Web site http://www.cid.army.mil/ or contact the Fort McCoy office at (608) 388-5296/3345.


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