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Your Criminal Justice Career

A Guidebook

by Justice Research Association

  • 121 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Prentice Hall .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsFrank Schmalleger (Compiler), the Justice Research Association (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages152
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7333481M
ISBN 10013085204X
ISBN 109780130852045
OCLC/WorldCa41299300

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Your Criminal Justice Career by Justice Research Association Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book meets the needs of criminal justice students who are planning to enter the job market. It brings together, in one convenient place, a wealth of information from the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) on criminal justice and public safety occupations, and provides access to many online job services of relevance to the criminal justice/public safety fields.2/5(1).

Career Guide in Criminal Justice is the guide to getting hired and working in the criminal justice system. Featuring a straightforward and accessible writing style, it covers the three main components of the criminal justice system--law enforcement, courts, and corrections--discussing career opportunities in local, state, and federal government along with those in the private sector.5/5(4).

This book is an absolute must-have for criminal justice students especially those in Michigan, the midwest or even anywhere else in the US!. It has many personal accounts of men & WOMEN (wow!). It details their career paths, their ups & downs during the application process, on the job, and through the vigorous training/5(5).

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Description: vi, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Finding a job --Applying for a job --Evaluating a job offer --Working as an attorney --Working as a correctional officer --Working as a firefighter --Working as an inspector or compliance officer --Working as a paralegal --Working as a law enforcement.

This convenient, exceptionally up-to-date, information-packed guide is designed specifically to meet the needs of anyone considering a career in criminal justice.

Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews. Its a series of "a day in the life" of multiple fields in criminal justice.

It is very good and informative, includes their degrees and how they climbed the career ladder. I wish it had more job types to learn about as there are 23 so its a lot smaller than I expected.

The book is about 1mm thick so it /5(6). In Opportunities in Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Careers, you'll find: An informative history of law enforcement, from its beginnings to today's high-tech methods Thorough descriptions of jobs available at the city, county, state, and federal levels, as well as careers 1/5(1).

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Careers in Criminal Justice, Second Edition prepares students to plan, pursue, and realize their career goals—from conception through the hiring process.

Coy H. Johnston’s contemporary approach emphasizes student self-reflection and pragmatism in the pursuit of self-fulfillment and professionalism. This comprehensive text provides your students with the invaluable information they need to help them enter and succeed in the field of criminal justice from finding an internship to identifying the right criminal justice profession for them.

Written by seasoned professionals, CAREERS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND RELATED FIELDS: FROM INTERNSHIP TO PROMOTION, 6E, guides students in. CAREERS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND RELATED FIELDS: FROM INTERNSHIP TO PROMOTION, 6E, is an invaluable resource for both readers planning to enter the criminal justice field and for those already working in the field looking for professional development, job change, or promotional : $ A career in criminal justice could land you in a courtroom or a forensics laboratory, a town police officer’s uniform, or inside a massive federal agency.

This page will cover the three main branches of criminal justice and some of the most popular careers within each branch.

The most popular fields in which criminal justice students work are law enforcement, investigation, and corrections. Law Enforcement Careers. There are many jobs for local, county, state, and federal officers who enforce the general laws of the society.

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Earning a degree in criminal justice can help you get hired for many different job opportunities within the criminal justice field. While police officers make up a large portion of the professionals working in law enforcement, there are many more career options that you may want to consider from FBI agent to computer forensic specialist.

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A network of local, state and federal agencies, the criminal justice system is responsible for preventing and dealing with crime. According to the U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics, in more than million people were employed in criminal justice occupations, which can be broadly categorized into corrections forensics, homeland security, law enforcement and legal services.

Written in an engaging and accessible style by four experts on employability and the Criminal Justice Sector, this book combines useful hints on becoming employable with helpful insights from those working in specific sectors.

The book covers careers in: probation, the police, prisons, the courts, prosecution services and advocacy, youth by: 1. Criminal Justice Careers: Making a Difference. T he criminal justice system has one overall mission: to reduce or eliminate crime.

Each and every person working in the area of criminal justice participates in that mission. Some people work to maintain law and order, some try to deter or prevent crime, some investigate crimes, some work in the.Criminal justice degrees can be used to advance in a criminal justice career or to enter an entirely new field; police officers looking to become detectives, high school graduates interested in crime scene investigation, and individuals looking for careers that serve and protect society can all benefit from degrees in criminal justice.

A criminal justice degree prepares students for rewarding careers in law enforcement and corrections. This video outlines some criminal justice .