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Join hundreds of criminal investigators nationwide in the fight against fraud, waste and abuse. Social Security's law enforcement professionals work with the Office of the Inspector General to investigate abuses of Social Security's operations and programs.

A day in the life of a criminal investigator could include:

  • Planning and conducting surveillance of a suspect
  • Serving search warrants and subpoenas
  • Interviewing suspects, witnesses and informants
  • Testifying before grand juries or courts
  • Researching to determine whether violations of law have occurred

Where Do You Begin?

Before you begin your law enforcement career with us, there are a few things you should know first.


Where Do You Go
from There?

Experience as a criminal investigator may lead to higher-level positions in the Office of the Inspector General.


How Do You Get There?

Learn more about working for Social Security and how to apply for a position with us.

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