Warrant Officer Prerequisites and Duty Description

311A - CID Special Agent
Duties:
CID Special Agent Warrant Officers are leaders and staff officers who manage all aspects of felony criminal investigation in all operational environments. They plan, organize, conduct, and supervise criminal intelligence operations (forensic and biometric applications), investigative support programs (economic crimes and drug suppression) and high-risk protective services operations in support of the institutional security operations and local nation rule of law operations.

Investigates felony and other significant crime of Army interest as defined by regulation, military and federal law. Plans, organizes, conducts, and supervises overt and covert investigations. Examines and processes crime scenes. Collects, preserves, and evaluates physical evidence for scientific examination by crime laboratories and use in judicial proceedings. Obtains and executes arrest and search warrants. Conducts raids and task force operations. Interviews and interrogates victims, witnesses, suspects, and subjects and obtains written statements executed under oath. Develops, evaluates, and manages informants and other sources of criminal intelligence. Represents the Army's interest in investigations conducted collaterally with the Department of Defense, Department of Justice, and other federal, state, and local investigative agencies. Maintains close working relationships with attorneys of the Staff Judge Advocate and the United States Attorney's Office, and testifies at courts-martial, Federal District Court, and other judiciary tribunals. Writes, reviews, and approves technical investigative reports. Conducts and supervises technical surveys of Army elements and activities which analyze and detect on-going crime, and recommends actions to prevent crime which could result in significant economic loss and reduced combat effectiveness. Conducts personnel security vulnerability assessments for designated senior Army officials. Provides personal security for designated DOD executives, visiting foreign officials, and other key officials. Performs hostage negotiations.


Minimum Prerequisites:


Please contact your first line Warrant Officer supervisor or your local CID Office. If further clarification is required, contact the proponent POCs below for any questions regarding qualifications. Address all other inquiries to the Warrant Officer Recruiting Branch at wo-team@usarec.army.mil



POC: CW5 John E. Welch
CID Command Chief Warrant Officer
HQUSACIDC
E-Mail: john.e.welch24.mil@mail.mil
Comm: (571) 305-4007

Reserve/National Guard CID (311A)

POC: CW5 Jon Huntington
USAR/ARNG Training Officer
HQUSACIDC
Email: jon.j.huntington.mil@mail.mil
Comm: (571) 305-4344

 

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