FBI Careers: A Career As A FBI Agent

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FBI SPEICAL AGENT Today’s topic of discussion will be about the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI). The reason this topic was picked because I wanted to learned more about what a FBI Agent is and what they do on an average day. Topics that will be discussed to you is what is a FBI Special Agent, how you become one and what is the good the bad and the whole outlook of their type of work and the dangers that they encounter each day. First, we will start by talking about what is a FBI agent / Special Agent, according, to a book called “FBI Careers” the ultimate guide to landing a job as one of America 's Finest that was published in 2010. States that in the early 1900’s, 1908 to be exact is when the FBI was founded, when Attorney General…show more content…
The applicants then go into the FBI academy; the FBI academy according, to the (FBI.gov,2016) website is an important mission, this mean that each special agent must have the knowledge, skills, commitment to become an FBI agent. The academy takes the new agents and trains them very skillfully and faithfully, but to all the agents that cannot handle it they would be sent home. The basic of the academy is that it is eight hundred hours, that includes a variety of web-based courses, and four major test: which are academics, case exercises, firearms training, and operational skills. After applicant either pass or fail the academy, the one who pass would go on and graduate their program to become the newest agents of the FBI (T.Ackerman…show more content…
Even though some decisions are hard some could be good and some good be bad. FBI agents should think quickly and smart when approaching different situations to protect innocent people and themselves. Three positive aspects of the FBI to me is that they have a good pay salary each time to get promoted you get a higher pay raise, you can see different places and interact with different things, and you receive good benefits. Three negative aspects about the FBI is that it is a dangerous job, you must go through different varies of test physical and or written, also you could be in the risk of killing someone or being
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