Skip Nav
Harry Potter
17 Things You Never Knew About the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, From a Former Employee
Eco
This Homemade Drain Cleaner Will Banish Clogs For Good
Travel
The Genius Reason You Should Take a Photo of Your Stove Before You Travel

Would You Rather Be a Cop or a Forensic Investigator?

It's hard to pass judgment on a career you haven't had, but forget education, relevant experience, and interview contacts for a second. Which career do you think is cooler?

Photos courtesy of CBS

Join The Conversation
runningesq runningesq 8 years
haha, skigirl, you don't think a blousy halter and white jeans is appropraite for a scientist to wear to work??
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
No in the line of fire for me...
mondaymoos mondaymoos 8 years
Actually, I'm working toward being a forensic accountant. So there you have it. :)
skigurl skigurl 8 years
i doubt that cops or forensic investigators dress like that!
MrsRachel MrsRachel 8 years
Forensics! Its my secret dream job.
lickety-split lickety-split 8 years
lol, forensics! i like the way they have "autopsy" in big, silver, back lit letters above the door on CSI, very glam (and i'm sure very realistic).
crystalm07 crystalm07 8 years
I have a Forensics degree...wish I could get a job with it! ha
starangel82 starangel82 8 years
Forensic investigator. I couldn't be a cop. That and I watch too much CSI and NCIS.
pharm_chick pharm_chick 8 years
forensic investgator just b/c i wouldnt want to be a cop
shiningeyes shiningeyes 8 years
I just know that there's no way I'd want to be a cop... so forensic investigator, I guess.
Calimie Calimie 8 years
Cop! Like in The Mentalist, yay! Oh, wait, they do nothing but stand around Jane, right? Doesn't matter, I'm in.
pinkmystic pinkmystic 8 years
cop :) like Detective benson on Law & Order svu That forensic girl looks very pretty and stylish though
Spectra Spectra 8 years
Considering that both jobs are highly overrated by TV shows, I'd probably be a forensic investigator. Cops usually end up getting a lot of crap for giving out speeding tickets and they probably end up doing a lot of boring stuff if they're in a small town. Forensics could be really cool if you got to work in a busy lab with lots of different types of work. From what I understand though, most forensic investigators in real life basically analyze dirty underwear and sheets to look for semen in rape cases.
JaimeLeah526 JaimeLeah526 8 years
Forensic Investigator is definitely a cooler job but I'm not sure I'd want to be one.
WhatTheFrockBlog WhatTheFrockBlog 8 years
Because CBS owns Showtime.
amloveaffair amloveaffair 8 years
Dexter's on Shotime, why is their photo courtesy of CBS?
Ryan Reynolds and Ryan Gosling Hotness Poll
Selena Gomez's Sexiest Moment of 2016 Poll
Hottest Photos of Chef Franco Noriega Poll
Who Is the Best Once Upon a Time Character of 2016?
From Our Partners
Latest Afforable DIY & Organization
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds