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NAVAL CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIVE SERVICE

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Mission

Biometrics Scan.pngThe NCIS Biometrics Branch uses state-of-the-art technologies for NCIS investigations and operations to identify persons of interest, support crime reduction efforts, and strengthen force protection. Support includes development of investigations, training, and analysis.

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NCIS AT A GLANCE

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WHO WE ARE

NCIS is a civilian law enforcement agency with a mission focus to investigate and defeat threats to the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps.

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WHAT WE DO

Our strategic goals are and will remain consistent: prevent terrorism, protect secrets and reduce crime.

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LOCATIONS

NCIS operates from 18 field offices and 191 satellite sites including offices in 41 foreign countries and every Navy aircraft carrier.

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LEADERSHIP

NCIS Director Andrew Traver reports directly to the Secretary of the Navy. This alignment ensures a close relationship with the uniformed Naval services and a valuable objectivity.

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PARTNERSHIPS

Our mission requires dynamic partnerships with the DON and with other law enforcement organizations locally and globally.

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CAREERS

Our most valuable resource is our highly skilled, diverse, and agile workforce. Join the NCIS family of Special Agents, analysts, and professional staff.