The Sims 4: Get To Work - Detective Career
Want to know more about the Detective Career in The Sims 4: Get To Work? Joining your Sim at work is essential to their career progression, so you’ll be hanging out with them at the police station pretty regularly as they rise through the ranks.
The Detective Career is one of the new features of The Sims 4: Get To Work. There are plenty of tasks to complete at the police station, and your Sim will be able to interact with a bunch of objects and Sims. The expansion also introduces crime scenes, which offer new objectives and clues for cases. We’ve got everything you need to know about the Detective Career in The Sims 4, including how to promote, what tasks you can complete, and where you can go for a cup of coffee.
Detective career promotions
Each rank in the Detective Career has specific promotion requirements. Progress through the ranks by solving cases, and you’ll receive cash bonuses, new clothes, and items to reward you for your hard work.
Here are the requirements for each rank in the Detective Career:
Detective Career tasks
While you can follow your Sim to work, there are plenty of things for them to do at the police station, so you might want them to go on their own. In either case, you can send them to work even if you’re not playing, so follow this guide to know what they’re up to.
Once you’re at the police station, you’ll be able to interact with a lot of objects and Sims. Certain actions require specific job levels, but these tasks are useful for anyone, even if you’re not a detective.
Use the notebook feature on your phone to track clues. Interrogate suspects to extract confessions.
How to solve crime scenes
Crime scenes are new areas you can visit, and they’re very different from the usual gameplay. You’ll visit a crime scene and see an objective marker, which you can complete by interacting with various objects. You’ll often be asked to process evidence using the lab, and these mini-games award you with clues that help solve the case.
Once you’ve solved the crime, you can interrogate the suspect to extract a confession. This will lead to case resolution, and you’ll be rewarded with a nice chunk of money.
Sims 4 Detective Career items
As you progress through the Detective Career, you’ll unlock various rewards. Each rank has specific requirements, but you’ll receive clothing, cash, and various items. New clothes can be worn by editing outfits with a wardrobe or mirror, and the items you receive are placed in the household inventory. You’ll get furniture, decor, and office supplies, depending on the reward.
You unlock everything you need to build a jail through career progression, so you won’t have to worry about that.
That’s everything you need to know about the Detective Career in The Sims 4: Get To Work. If you’re itching to get back to your Sim’s job, follow this guide on how to send them to work or follow them to the police station. If you can’t wait to get back home, follow this guide to unlock the unlock the restaurant and bar venues, so you can get some work done while you’re out. Or if you’re done for the day, follow this guide to play in the desert, a new world introduced with the expansion, or read our The Sims 4 Get To Work review to find out how we think it stacks up.