Conflict and Critical Theories of Crime

The FBI needs employees who have a wide range of skills. One of the most difficult issues for the FBI is to get employees with different skills to work together. This video highlights the FBI's efforts to get those who are employed as special agents to understand and work with those who are employed as intelligence analysts. This cross-training is intended to facilitate the smooth functioning of the FBI’s mission of detecting and handling crime.

Video source: https://www.fbi.gov/video-repository/becoming-an-agent-series-inside-the-classroom.mp4/view

1. What is the goal of field-training at the FBI’s Quantico, Virginia, training program?

2. Why is building relationships between special agents and intelligence analysts important?

3. Why do special agents and intelligence analysts have separate job roles?

4. What skills do these FBI agents learn from each other?