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Investigator may refer to:


Government and law[edit]

  • Detective, a person who investigates crimes, can be a rank and job in a police department, state or federal employee, or a civilian called a private detective
  • Inspector, a police rank in many countries

Science and academia[edit]

Other fields[edit]

  • Private investigator, a person who does not work for the police or government, but who undertakes investigations as a subcontractor
  • Ghost hunter or other paranormal investigator
  • Psychic detective, a person who investigates crimes by using purported psychic abilities
  • In Mormon missionary terminology, an investigator refers to someone who is investigating the LDS Church. Generally, a non-member who is taking the missionary discussions.





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