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FBI Interview Questions

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Question 1 of 25

Tell me about your leadership qualities.

FBI Interview Questions

  1. 1.

    Tell me about your leadership qualities.

  2. 2.

    What do you know of FBI history?

  3. 3.

    Have you ever stolen anything?

  4. 4.

    The FBI hires less than 5% of our applicants. Why should we choose you?

  5. 5.

    With the ongoing changes in law enforcement, how do you keep your knowledge current?

  6. 6.

    How do you plan to build relationships with your fellow agents and superiors?

  7. 7.

    How will you handle the inevitable stress and pressure that comes with working for the FBI?

  8. 8.

    Why do you want a career in the FBI?

  9. 9.

    How do you deal with conflict on your team?

  10. 10.

    Would you object to being relocated as a field agent in a remote area?

  11. 11.

    When we perform background checks on you and your family, what is the worst thing we are going to find?

  12. 12.

    Do you consider yourself a persuasive person?

  13. 13.

    What is the FBI's policy on the use of deadly force by its special agents?

  14. 14.

    What are your top 3 strengths, and how will they benefit the FBI?

  15. 15.

    What is your greatest weakness?

  16. 16.

    When have you gone above and beyond the call of duty for another individual?

  17. 17.

    What is the mission of the FBI?

  18. 18.

    Tell me about a time when you failed to solve a case. How did you overcome the perceived failure?

  19. 19.

    How do you handle a situation where your superior does not properly communicate information to you?

  20. 20.

    How do you prevent stress from your personal life entering your professional life?

  21. 21.

    Discuss a time when your morals were questioned.

  22. 22.

    Tell me about an achievement you are proud of. What skills did you use to achieve this goal?

  23. 23.

    Would you lie to a friend? What if it was for their own benefit?

  24. 24.

    In your earlier career, before becoming an officer, did you show great integrity at work?

  25. 25.

    What advice would you give to a fellow FBI agent who was showing signs of PTSD?