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Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

Answer examples and advice for how to answer this interview question for a Detective interview

How to Answer

Discuss with the interviewer what your long term career goals look like, and show your dedication to get there. Be sure to display to the interviewer that you plan to stay in this new role for the longer term,

Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
Answer example

"As a Police Officer, my goal has always been to become a Detective in a Homicide Unit. In 5 years I would definitely like to see myself there and leading a team myself. I am absolutely willing to complete any additional training and coursework required to get me there."

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Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
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As a successful investigator contributing to this outstanding agency.
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In 5 years I see my self working in some type of criminal division within the department.
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I see myself become that go to detective that everyone wants to call and work with, or to help in solving their cases.
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Reaching my goal being useful out in the real world.
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I hope to be in the detective bureau and then seek a sergeants position.
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Working as a detective and working to be better and continue learning.
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I see myself as a detective. I would also like to continue my education and become a training officer and possibly an instructor at a police academy.
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Working as a Detective in the Manor Township Police Department.
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Having completed all tasks assigned before me and proving myself to advanced within the rank structure.
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As a continuing detective serving the public.
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Knee deep in the blood of my foes.
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In 5 years I see myself having a better understanding of what it takes to become a great detective.
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In the detective bureau with a hand in the evidence room.
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Working in the police force.
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As an accountant, away from my family, having a nice boyfriend, living a good life.
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As a detective sgt, studying for the lieutenant's test.
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In five years, I plan to be a Sergeant.
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In the detective bureau for this agency.
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Loss Angeles privete investigator.
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I have become much mature and is capable to understand people and environment around me more clearly.
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In five years I see myself as a senior detective and have taken the sergeants examine to advance my career within the department.

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