Army

31D:CID SPECIAL AGENT

Criminal investigations special agents (CIDs) are sort of like the gumshoe detectives of the U.S. Army. CID special agents are responsible for investigating or supervising investigations of felony-level criminal allegations or offenses against Army personnel or property.


Is there a clearance required?: No

Is this a combat or support MOS?: Support


Military Duties:

CID special agents can expect to investigate such criminal activity as espionage, treason, and terrorism. Like a police detective, they'll interview witnesses, question suspects and collect and analyze both forensic evidence and criminal intelligence. They're also responsible for maintaining Army criminal records.

Military Duties Translated:

Respond immediately to citizen calls for assistance and to alarms triggered at homes and businesses Maintain a presence in the community that helps to deter crime and provide support to citizens Help to secure crime scenes and ensure that evidence is not removed or tampered with Act as a police presence at public events and provide security for municipal gatherings Identify potential criminal activity or other hazardous situations and take the proper actions to protect citizens and property

Some civilian jobs best suited to this type of military experience:

Police Officer