Application Essay: A Career As A Federal Agent

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When we are young, we are continuously asked what we want to be when we grow up. We were not expected to answer with a response that is true. Although, when we grow up, we’re asked the same question, but the difference is we are suppose to answer with confidence. I have had a big interest in the criminal justice field ever since I was little, it made me want to understand why people commit things like crimes, and then I wondered, what would it be like to be an federal agent? I want to be responsible for investigating crimes and showing the way I can use my techniques. I’ve always believed that anyone can become an agent, you just have to put your mind to it.

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You have to work hard to succeed in this job. I think of how the fbi agents got through all the tests, it helps me figure out a way to study and it gives me motivation seeing how the federal agents talk about their jobs. A lot of fbi shows inspired me to choose a career in criminal justice. I want to be able to help people, by keeping them safe. I also want to solve difficult cases. To me a case is like a jigsaw puzzle you can not solve it until you find every single piece. Having passion for this subject can really help you with being an agent. It is all about your confidence that helps you succeed. The Federal Bureau of Investigation help many people, their job is to “uphold and enforce federal criminal laws, aid international, state, and local police” (Adrienne Lerner). FBI agents do what most police officers do, The “main difference is that the duties of an FBI agent are aimed at combating federal crimes rather than violations of local or state laws” (August Jackson). FBI agents are responsible for investigating many crimes such as bank robberies, kidnappings, and murders. Also, they investigate other crimes like stolen cars, stolen properties and crimes against

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