Army recruiting center in Richmond seeks CID Special Agent


The U.S. Army Recruiting Center based at Hilltop Mall in Richmond has an opening for a full-time job as Criminal Investigative Division Special Agent (CID Special Agent).

“CID special agents are primarily responsible for conducting criminal investigations in which the Army is, or may be, a party of interest,” according to the job posting. “They handle felony-level crimes that involve Army property and Army personnel.”

As part of the independent felony-level criminal investigations, CID special agents will process crime scenes, collect evidence, conduct interviews or interrogations of complainants, victims, witnesses and the subject, and also provide forensic laboratory support and protective services operations.

Job training for a CID Special Agent requires completing 15 weeks of a resident course designated to train criminal investigation duties in field units for the Army. You will learn civil and military laws, investigation procedures and techniques, crime scene processing, testimonial evidence, protective services, child abuse prevention and crisis/hostage negotiations.

Qualified applicants can get up to $40,000 for a signing bonus, can enlist at an advanced rank, have full health and dental coverage, including while in training, 30 days paid vacation per year plus federal holidays, $4,500 annual tuition assistance for continued education and access to a student loan repayment program. Applicants with dependents will receive a housing allowance based on the market rate for their assigned zip code.

Those interested can make an appointment with a Recruiter at 510-222-9971 or apply at

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