CID special agents are primarily responsible for conducting criminal investigations in which the Army is, or may be, a party of interest. They handle felony-level crimes that involve Army property and Army personnel.
For more information about Army CID, visit www.cid.army.mil.
CID Special Agents must have high moral standards and the utmost integrity. The training agents receive provide them with the technical skills that will permit them to execute any felony investigative mission with success. Due to the nature of work required of CID Special Agents, strict qualification must be met prior to application. Minimum eligibility requirements are listed below.
Visit www.cid.army.mil/militaryagents2.htmlfor the complete list of requirements and instructions to begin your application.
Job training for a CID Special Agent requires completing 15 weeks of a resident course, which is designated to train criminal investigation duties in field units for the Army.
Some of the skills you’ll learn are:
Required ASVAB Score(s)
Skilled Technical (ST): 107, General Technical (GT): 110
In addition to basic pay Soldiers are entitled the following allowances:
ARMY FOOD ALLOWANCE - $200.00/mo
The Basic Allowance for Subsistence is used to pay for food for enlisted Soldiers and officers authorized to eat off post. Most Soldiers who qualify for this Army food allowance receive more than $200 per month.
ARMY HOUSING ALLOWANCE - $800.00 - $1,800.00/mo
The Basic Allowance for Housing offsets the cost of housing when Soldiers live off post. BAH rates are based on location, rank and family status. This Army housing allowance is the second-largest piece of compensation for most Soldiers.
ARMY CLOTHING ALLOWANCE - $200.00 - $350.00 annually