What type of degree do you need to become a crime scdne investigator?
I have no clue but it is fun being a CSI and I need help myself......
Answer WRONG--> absolutely not....a police officer many times is a crime scene investigator on his own...maybe not murders but burglaries, car larcenies, etc.....college cannot give you what you need to know to be a good crime scene investigator...only experience with criminals and the scenes themselves can give you what you need... You have to go to college to become a crime scene investigator because you need a degree in criminal justice and forensic science.
What degree should I receive if I want to be a detective but maybe sometime switch to forensic science or crime scene investigator or something similar to them?
You can become a private investigator without a college degree at all. Requirements vary according to state. However, it would be very beneficial for you the obtain the degree. Criminal justice would be an appropriate choice for this field, and will open up more doors of opportunity for you in the future.
Crime scene investigator classes are like training class for someone who wants to be an investigator of a crime scene.The training of police and support staff in the identification, recording and recovery of evidence from crime scenes includes crime scene photography and the recovery of trace evidence.
Earning a degree in criminal justice would be an excellent way to start a career as a crime scene investigator or CSI. Most CSIs start out a police officers and after a few years of experience become promoted to an investigator position or CSI. To increase your chances of becoming a CSI and to better prepare yourself for the position, taking courses in forensics in conjunction with the courses required for the criminal justice major…