Conduct investigations to prevent crimes or solve criminal cases.
Agent, Burglary Investigator, Criminal Investigator, Detective, Detective Sergeant, Detective Supervisor, Fugitive Detective, Fugitive Investigator, Investigator, Narcotics Detective, Narcotics Investigator, Police Detective, Sergeant, Sex Crimes Detective, Sheriff's Detective, Station Detective
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