Top 15 FBI Interview Questions
1. When have you gone above and beyond the call of duty for another individual?
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November 26th, 2014

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is the principal investigative unit of the U.S. department of justice (DOJ). The FBI gathers and reports facts, compiles evidence, and locates witnesses in legal matters in which the United States is or may be a party in interest. In addition, the bureau assists both U.S. and International Law enforcement agencies in crime investigation and personnel training.
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FBI Interview Questions
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What is your greatest strength?
 
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To react or respond under great pressure or negative situations.
 
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I am organized and detail oriented. My writing is impeccable. I am a great written communicator. I remember details, cut and paste into documents, and organize to computer folders. I have a great memory.
 
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Dedication. I have a strong work ethic and have progressed my skill set exponentially through my professional work experience and hard work throughout the duration of my schooling.
 
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I am enthusiastic on the work, selfless, careful, sometimes discrete but team-working depending on the assignment given. It can benefit me in almost any subject that I am deeply interested in, and also cause my self being careful and thinking before I act.
 
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Being aware of my greatest weakness, acknowledgeing its presence and not to let it take me over during crucual times. So I work on my weakness to finally defeat it once and for all.
 
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What is your greatest weakness?
 
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My drive. It is both my weakness and my strength. I sometimes become so eager to achieve a goal or complete a task that my patience level drops. This is something I have learned to slow down with and be able to delegate certain duties off to my team, as a manager, to achieve a successful outcome.
 
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I tend to get really engulfed in my work and let it take over my time, I will not rest until the work is done, which can lead to issues in the long run.
 
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What is your greatest weakness?
 
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Throughout the college I found myself trying to finish the work at the day the assignment was handed to me. It gave me a idea that I really wanted to complete the task as quick as I can without a mistake. After graduating, I'm still working on this problem.
 
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Not being able to "completely" give up my sense of "self" and "completely" dedicate myself to a cause much greater than I can over be.
 
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How do you handle stress and pressure?
 
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I am very calm all the time. I like to handles stressful situation methodically and according to policies and procedures developed by those who have gone before me.
 
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Well. I try to remain calm and think logically. I try to analyze objectively and problem solve.
 
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By understanding nothing can be resolved without logical thinking and the ability to stay composed in high pressure situations.
 
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I thrive under stress and pressure and am pushed by these two things to do my best in the workplace. Stress and pressure can be excellent motivators for me and create a positive challenge for myself and my coworkers to do better.
 
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I handle my stress and pressure better than most, I work best in a face paced and stressful environment and it motivates me to continue to work.
 
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Why should we hire you?
 
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Dedication to my job and team. I have strong integrity and loyalty.
 
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I am college educated/responsible/detail oriented/hard worker/selfless and would like to help put pieces of information together to perhaps spoil and terrorism plot/kidnapping and the like.
 
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I have extensive experience as a United States Marine Infantryman. This experience, in conjunction with my college degree and professional work experience, give me perspective on how to perform well in and be confident in any capacity. I have a strong desire to defend this nation against enemies and investigate and arrest criminals.
 
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My vigilance and strong observation skills will contribute to making the United States a safer nation. If something appears strange to me, I will continue to investigate further. Once I am familiar with the norm, anything outside of that gives me reason to question. I believe that one is better safe than sorry.
 
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What can you contribute to make this a safer nation? Why?
 
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When was the last time that you thought outside of the box? What did you do?
 
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Mock WMD scenario, assisted bomb techs with dismantling an ignition device that they had problems with dismantling on their own.
 
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As a teacher, I have to think outside the box almost every day because people learn things in different ways. If I change one word, it may make a difference to one person. If I show something in a different way, it may make a difference to a lot of people.
 
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Often working in freight when you don't have supplies you need or equipment to help get a job done I create materials to work. Whether it's tying a rubber band around a cord to make it fit through back-end of our computer system to be able to reach the computer or developing my own method to complete a full inventory by using outside resources and organization structure.
 
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When was the last time that you thought outside of the box? What did you do?
 
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Last time I thought outside the box was when I had to do a speech but I didn't know how to present it so I decided to make a power point and then put extra slides so people could see how horrible plastic bags are to the environment.
 
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What is the FBI's policy on the use of deadly force by its special agents?
 
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When it is necessary. When there is an imminent threat that poses a danger to the special agent or someone else.
 
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FBI special agents may only use deadly force when necessary, when the agent has a reasonable belief that the subject of the force poses death or serious physical injuries to others.
 
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Only when an agent feels when his/her life is threatened.
 
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Only if your life is threatened or legally sanctioned.
 
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If you feel like your life is in danger or someone else's life is in danger.
 
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What is the mission of the FBI?
 
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Is to protect and defend the United States against terrorist and foreign intelligence threats, to uphold and enforce the criminal laws of the United States, and to provide leadership and criminal justice services to federal, state, municipal, and international agencies and partners.
 
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To provide safety for the US from all angles.
 
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To protect the innocent and investigate those who are corrupt.
 
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Track down spies, serial killers, terrorists, hackers, pedophiles, mobsters, gang leaders, and many more besides.
 
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Protect and serve the nation.
 
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Why do you want a career in the FBI?
 
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My act of patriotism and commitment to the safety of all citizens domestic or foreign.
 
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It's honorable, I think that I would perform well as a Special Agent, I desire to serve my nation still and go after bad guys, and it's a good and stable career.
 
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I would like a career in the FBI because I have dreamed of it every since I was little, there is no greater honor than to be able to secure our nation and make it the safest it can be.
 
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Why do you want a career as a fbi?
 
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- well respected - avenues of growth.
 
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Tell me about a time when someone challenged your trustworthiness. How did you respond?
 
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For the past few weeks, I have been acting manager in the absence of the store owner at the company where I work. I am the youngest person that works at that location and am the newest employee. For these reasons, my manager was a little skeptical about my capabilities to manage the store alone. My capabilities to run the store in the absence of my supervisor eased her worries and has proven to be of benefit to Cordially Invited.
 
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I thought about consequences and the effect my actions would have on numerous people. My loss outweighed my gain.
 
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When I was in high school, my coach accused a few of us on the team from cutting the last half of practice, and going home instead of completing the 3 mile run we were supposed to. I was a little offended, but understood why she thought that we did. I explained to her what happened and because I was reliable in the past, she believed us.
 
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- trustworthy all around.
 
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My trustworthiness so far hasn't been challenged but it ever was I would respond by saying no matter what happens between us I will never tell anyone even if we get in fights I will always keep your secret safe.
 
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