The FBI started from a force of special agents created in 1908 by Attorney General Charles Bonaparte and president Theodore Roosevelt. The Justice Department needed an organized force of investigators to gather evidence.
Prevent or solve crimes
Conduct legal searches or investigations
Make public presentations on law enforcement issues
Interview crime witnesses or victims
Operate vehicles in law enforcement or security setting
Apply appropriate physical restraint
Analyze existing evidence of facts
Hours of research
One to two years of college
Criminology criminal justice programs
Have to be in great physical health
Salary, growth potential, outlook
Outlook is stable expected to grow 10% over 2008-2018 decade
Salary growth in US
Median Salary by Years Experience – Job: Agent (US)
Why you would want to be an FBI Agent?
To fight crime, because you have good physical health and good skill. Also, because you get to track down and catch criminals. Becoming an FBI Agent requires lots of training and hard work, including doing hours of research. Finally, the most important part of becoming an FBI Agent is knowing that your serving your country!
“ Victory is what happens when ten thousand hours of training meet up with one moment opportunity.”