Detectives & Criminal Investigators

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What are detectives?

Detectives are people who conduct investigations related to suspected violations of state or local laws to prevent or solve crimes.

Relate Over Time: How have methods of investigating crimes changed?

Advances in science and technology have changed investigations in good and bad ways. The bad ways are that new forms of crime have arose such has cyber-hacking. Also, criminals have new ways of avoiding leaving tracks when commiting crimes. The good ways are, new methods of reading fingerprints, and also they are able to indentify DNA.