Career Questions tagged Criminal Justice

What kind of jobs can I get after college from a sports management or criminal justice major?

I am interested in coaching or being in an organization and I am interested in police and detective work. #sports-management #police-and-law-enforcement...

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Active Jul 30 at 03:39 AM

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Posted by Aaron S.’s Avatar Aaron S.

If I am torn between three jobs I want in life, how do I choose one over the others?

PA, psychologist, or FBI agent #torn #hardchoice #whatdoido #medical #PA #criminal-justice...

#psychology

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Linda Ann Robinson, Ph.D.’s Avatar Misty Miller’s Avatar
Active Jun 08 at 10:23 PM

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Posted by Shannon D.’s Avatar Shannon D.
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Linda Ann Robinson, Ph.D. | Industrial-Organizational Psychology & HR Consulting Hi Shannon,The three careers that you mention have VERY different educational ...

What does an aspiring cop have to look forward to in the coming years?

With public relations and police seemingly at odds, what does someone aspiring to join the force have to look forward to? It seems like the swinging pendulum is going fast and faster between liking the police and hating them. The pendulum swing is normal over time, but due to the 24-hour news...

#law-enforcement #criminal-justice #police

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Active Mar 26 at 01:41 AM

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Posted by Kailey K.’s Avatar Kailey K.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Kailey,That question probably covers a whole semester's course! The situation between ...

What would be a typical day for a crime scene analyst?

I'm working on chemistry degree, specifically in the field of forensic science. I''m interested in the subject matter but not sure how to apply myself to it. So, I was wondering about certain career options within that field. #forensic-science #forensic-chemistry #crime-scene-investigation...

#career #forensic #criminal-justice

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Active May 01 at 12:34 AM

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Posted by Lei T.’s Avatar Lei T.
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Sabrina Vera | Associates in science (crime scene investigation) I believe they are responsible for collecting evidence at scenes. such ...

What opportunities are available for women with Criminal Justice degrees?

Law Enforcement has many components - Police, Lawyer, etc. What particular opportunities are available for women with Criminal Justice degrees? Particularly African-American women. I've read that "the complexity and size of the criminal justice system means an array of opportunities". However,...

#criminal-justice #career-development

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Kim Igleheart’s Avatar Ken Simmons’s Avatar
Active Jun 24 at 06:46 PM

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Posted by Lauryn H.’s Avatar Lauryn H.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Lauryn,You will have the same opportunities as every other person, and ...

What is the difference between Forensic Science and Criminology?

I really love looking into criminal's cases, deaths, abductions, etc. However, I know, or I seem to understand, that Forensic Science is a branch of either Criminology or Criminal Justice. I would appreciate if someone would help explain if I can only do one or the other or if I can work for...

#forensic-science #criminal-justice #criminology

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Active Feb 08 at 05:32 AM

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Posted by Diana S.’s Avatar Diana S.
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Matthew L. Tuck, J.D., M.B.A. | Fractional CEO for Law Firms, Greater Detroit Area Hi Diana. Great question.Broadly speaking, "forensic science" is concerned more with ...

As a criminal profiler, do you get fulfillment and joy from your job?

I am interested in pursuing a career in criminal profiling, however I know the burnout rates in a job such as this could be high. I have spent a lot of time researching this profession, but I wasn't able to find many answers about the emotional aspect of it. And the little exposure I have had...

#burnout #criminal-justice #law-enforcement #criminalprofiling #criminology

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Active Sep 26 at 06:11 PM

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Posted by Megan C.’s Avatar Megan C.
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David George | Psychic Detective at David George Psychic/Medium Megan, get the book: Special Agent (My life on the Front ...

Can I become a paralegal with a criminal justice degree? Is a paralegal a stressful job? Can I work independently or is it best to land a position with an attorney?

Becoming a paralegal is something that I have thought deeply about and considered on more than one occasion. As I near the end of my schooling, I am wondering if this position is a as stressful as being a legal secretary (a position I previously held and despised! ) and if I will need to obtain...

#criminal-justice #paralegal #legal

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Active Jan 31 at 07:38 PM

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Posted by Princess S.’s Avatar Princess S.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Hi Princess! While many senior paralegals took non-traditional paths to their ...

What happens after I graduate college?

Once I graduate with a degree in Criminal Justice (concentration in crime scene investigation) what are my next steps? I either want to go into just crime scene investigation or if possible blood spatter analysis more specifically. What kind of training or other things must I accomplish once I...

#criminal-justice #blood-spatter-analyst #crime-scene-investigation

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Active Apr 23 at 05:46 AM

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Posted by Jessica B.’s Avatar Jessica B.
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Rodderick Spence | Police Officer at Moultrie Police Dept I would like to continue my career in law-enforcement and work ...

How difficult will it be for me to get into blood spatter analysis?

I am currently working on my bachelors in criminal justice with a concentration in crime scene investigation. If I graduate with just this how difficult will it be to go into the field of blood spatter analysis later on? Should I work on getting anything else regarding just the education...

#criminal-justice #blood-spatter-analyst #crime-scene-investigation #forensics

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Rob Crowetz, M.S., CLPE’s Avatar Collins Offor’s Avatar
Active Oct 03 at 04:10 AM

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Posted by Jessica B.’s Avatar Jessica B.
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Rob Crowetz, M.S., CLPE | Forensics (SME), and program support, Desiring work in ... Not hard but that is just one aspect of Crime Scene ...

Would it be good to major in criminal justice and minor in psychology if I want to be a state trooper?

I would like to be a state trooper in the future and I would like to know if those too fields would help me succeed #criminal-justice...

#psycology

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Active Nov 27 at 09:38 PM

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Posted by Dylan J.’s Avatar Dylan J.
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Graeme Huntley | Assurance Associate Hi Dylan,As someone who used to be a criminal justice major ...

What is the easiest way to obtain scholarships?

I’m struggling trying to find scholarships that I can apply for and I would like some expertise on it #scholarships...

#criminal-justice

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Active Apr 16 at 08:25 AM

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Posted by Dylan J.’s Avatar Dylan J.
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Jordan Rivera | Community Manager at CareerVillage Great question Dylan. I'm sorry no one's answered it yet! In ...

What careers can I expect with a double major in criminal justice and sociology?

Would they help me get a career as a judge or a lawyer? If so, what are the steps to get into those careers? #criminal-justice #law...

#law-practice

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Timmery Davis’s Avatar Kim Igleheart’s Avatar
Active Sep 15 at 12:25 AM

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Posted by Miranda C.’s Avatar Miranda C.
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Timmery Davis | Civil Defense Attorney / Medical Malpractice Hi Miranda,I majored in Administration of Justice and minored in Sociology ...

What is the difference between a Crime Scene Investigator and a Crime Scene Technician?

I am trying to narrow in on the kind of job that I really want, but I do not want to accidentally make the wrong choice. I want to gather and analyze evidence, investigate the scene, interact with witnesses, etc. Which job should I focus on if I want to follow through with these specific...

#criminal-justice #crime-scene-investigation #criminology

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Active May 09 at 03:01 PM

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Posted by Mahalet A.’s Avatar Mahalet A.
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Erin Vinson | Forensic Analyst at Baltimore County Police Department For most jurisdictions, these two job titles are used to mean ...

How do you become a Crime Scene Technician?

I have been trying to figure out the real steps to becoming part of the Criminal Justice area, but I would really like to focus on gathering evidence, investigation, etc. However, I do not want to go on the path of a patrol/police officer in order to obtain this job. Is there a path I can take...

#law-enforcement #criminal-justice #csi #crime-scene-investigation #criminology

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Active May 16 at 01:14 AM

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Posted by Mahalet A.’s Avatar Mahalet A.
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Laura Landaverde | Student at University of Houston-Clear Lake First you need to get some knowledge of the area and ...

Is Forensic Sciences considered to be a minor?

I am aiming to study Criminal Justice as a major, but I want to include Forensic Sciences in my studies. Will Forensics be included in Criminal Justice or is it offered as a minor course? #forensic-science #criminal-justice #criminology #college-major #majors-and-minors...

#forensic

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Active Oct 25 at 11:35 AM

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Posted by Mahalet A.’s Avatar Mahalet A.
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Judy Han, LCSW | Parole Agent at CDCR-Division of Adult Parole Operations Hi Mahalet,The answer to your forensic science minor availability is dependent ...

I will be majoring in Criminology in the fall. My career goal is to become a FBI profiler. After I graduate from college where would I apply next to reach my goal

I know I will need a lot of schooling to achieve my career goal. But I'm not sure how long or what I do after graduation since I haven't looked that far ahead. I would like to know what steps I am going to have to do to reach my goal. #criminology #criminal-justice #law-enforcement...

#fbi

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David George’s Avatar April Phaneuf’s Avatar Grayson Hollie-Thigpen’s Avatar
Active Nov 15 at 03:25 AM

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Posted by Victoria D.’s Avatar Victoria D.
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David George | Psychic Detective at David George Psychic/Medium Go to there website: fbi.gov. There is a page for careers, ...

Is wanting to become an FBI agent too unreasonable for someone who’s not a genius?

I want to work for the FBI but I’m not sure if it’s possible. #criminal-justice #criminology #law-enforcement...

#fbi

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Active Apr 27 at 06:39 PM

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Posted by Regan O.’s Avatar Regan O.
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David Yoo | Associate Analyst at Strategy&, part of the PwC ... Hi Regan, Thank you for the question. I have relatives who ...

How to decide between choosing a major you’re interested in, and one that may be better for finding a job you’ll enjoy?

I was recently admitted to Northeastern University with the combined major of Criminal Justice & Psychology which I think would be super interesting, except for the fact that I don’t want to be a lawyer or work in law enforcement. I’m at a crossroads now deciding if I want to continue my plan...

#psychology #college-major #criminal-justice #college #choosing #academic-advising

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Active Jun 13 at 04:43 PM

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Posted by Breanna M.’s Avatar Breanna M.
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Jason Chen | Associate at PwC Breanna,You've been admitted to a great college with lots of resources. ...

Do you have to major in criminal justice if you want to pursue a career in law-enforcement?

Trying to determine the best major for me #college-major #criminal-justice #criminology...

#law-enforcement

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Serge V. Vaval, M.P.A.’s Avatar Stacey Berryman’s Avatar
Active Sep 07 at 01:16 AM

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Posted by Tyler W.’s Avatar Tyler W.
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Serge V. Vaval, M.P.A. | Career Advisor Hi Stacey,No you don't need a Criminal Justice degree to pursue ...

Is it difficult to keep your personal feelings separate as a defense attorney?

Most people when asked would say that they would have trouble defending a murderer to their best effort. As such, I was hoping to get a bit more insight into how public defenders manage to put their personal feelings aside and focus on their job. #criminal-justice #career...

#attorney #law #emotional-intelligence #law-practice

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Active Feb 13 at 06:47 PM

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Posted by Nathan E.’s Avatar Nathan E.
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Kyle Ritchie | Attorney One of the issues that comes with a question like this ...

Is being a lawyer satisfactory?

I am a junior, and I am thinking about going into law and what it means to become a lawyer, so I want to know what actually is the feeling you get as you do the job you choose. #law #lawyer #female-lawyer #in-house-lawyer #job #women-in-law #criminal-justice...

#law-school

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Phi Nguyen’s Avatar JENNA ZEBROWSKI’s Avatar
Active Mar 20 at 02:48 AM

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Posted by Paola G.’s Avatar Paola G.
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Phi Nguyen | CA The great thing about being a lawyer is that there is ...

I want to know how to become one who investigates crime but also goes out into the field to do the arrest. What career should I pursue?

I'm asking because I'm in high school and would like to start taking the right classes I need to take #criminal-investigations #criminal-justice #police #law-enforcement...

#investigations

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Kevin Carr’s Avatar Jim Mcconnell’s Avatar Nicollette Bradford’s Avatar
Active Jun 26 at 12:24 PM

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Posted by Michael C.’s Avatar Michael C.
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Kevin Carr | Police Application Specialist at City of Plano Police ... Hey MichaelI don't believe there are any specific classes to take ...

how many criminal psychologist jobs are our there?

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Daniela Silva’s Avatar Linda Ann Robinson, Ph.D.’s Avatar
Active Dec 07 '17 at 11:01 AM

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Posted by lydia V.’s Avatar lydia V.
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Daniela Silva | Educational Writer- New Heights Educational Group Hi Lydia, The prison service is the leading employer of criminal ...

What type of jobs can you get with a bachelor's degree in criminal justice?

I want to major in criminal justice!! #criminal-justice...

#career-counseling

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Active Nov 12 '17 at 12:07 AM

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Posted by Israel P.’s Avatar Israel P.
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Cailin Mondo | Aspiring academic advisor with a Bachelor's degree from ... Hi Israel! This is a good question, but before I get ...

How do I get more information about becoming a Private Investigator/Detective?

I am a Cyber Security Student with Corporate experience in Information Security. I was wondering if the CIA or NSA are the places to look into? #criminal-justice #information-security #cyber-security #citi...

#women-in-tech

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Active Sep 02 '17 at 10:09 PM

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Posted by Gwendolyn F.’s Avatar Gwendolyn F.
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Steve Lewis | Assistant Vice President, Information Security I would also include the FBI. You can also check https://www.usajobs.gov/ ...

How do you gain enough money in scholarhips to go to any college or University of your choosing with billions of people competing for that same money with the same drive and necessity as you?

College is pitched as a necessity but priced as a privilege. With great grades, an incredible amount of determination, and as much prayer you can fathom, many students still don't get to experience college because hey simply cant afford it. Loans, and grants must first be approved and even when...

#money #scholarships #criminal-justice #scholarship

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Active Sep 18 '17 at 05:36 PM

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Posted by Alexis F.’s Avatar Alexis F.
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Keith Martin | Wireless Technology Planning Hi Alexis, In short, you need to apply and submit a ...

Is there any challenging that any FBI agent faces ?

I want to know are there any challenges any FBI agent faces when they are on duty? Are there emotional times when they see things happen from someone they don't even know? Is there tension between 2 FBI agents or them having tension with someone else? #fbi-agent #criminal-justice...

#criminal-investigations #criminology

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Kim Igleheart’s Avatar Thomas Williams, SCERS’s Avatar
Active Oct 07 at 04:32 PM

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Posted by Diamond D.’s Avatar Diamond D.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Hi Diamond, I'm going to attempt to answer all of your ...

Does the FBI or CIA like for an employee to have a certain major?

If I go into the FBI or CIA, do I need to take certain classes in college. Can I major in a field like engineering or business and still get the job, or is there a specific major they are look for when hiring? #criminal-justice #business...

#engineering

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健 陆’s Avatar Terry Coyne’s Avatar
Active Dec 19 '17 at 12:39 PM

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Posted by Paige B.’s Avatar Paige B.
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健 陆 | 戴尔 - 销售经理 Yes, the fbi needs all the professionals, and you can work ...

How hard is it to have two Majors that are completely different from each other?

Would it be very hard to major in two fields that have nothing to do with each other, for example Biology and Criminal Justice? And if you did something similar what are some habits or tips you wish you knew beforehand. #criminal-justice #criminology #biology...

#fbi

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Active Sep 12 '17 at 11:05 PM

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Posted by Eunice M.’s Avatar Eunice M.
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Nicholas Clark | Bioprocess Development Scientist at Algaeon, Inc. Hello Eunice, It will be tough. I myself pursued four majors ...

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