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Detectives

Experience, Skills, and Personality Traits

Experience while working as police officers or during post-secondary education or training programs is how most move into the career of detective. Those interested in this career should be inquisitive, have good observation skills, a keen memory, and well-developed oral and written communication skills. Being fluent in a second language is also helpful. The large amount of physical activity involved requires that detectives be in good shape. An excellent moral character is especially important.

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