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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?

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runningesq runningesq 7 years
haha, skigirl, you don't think a blousy halter and white jeans is appropraite for a scientist to wear to work??
aimeeb aimeeb 7 years
No in the line of fire for me...
mondaymoos mondaymoos 7 years
Actually, I'm working toward being a forensic accountant. So there you have it. :)
skigurl skigurl 7 years
i doubt that cops or forensic investigators dress like that!
MrsRachel MrsRachel 7 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?
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