Career Questions tagged Criminal Justice

Will pursuing a double major in criminal justice and Pre-Med help me to become a medical examiner?

I have been told by multiple guidance counselors that double majoring in criminal justice and pre-med would set me up to become a medical examiner but one of my teachers notified me that I would have to pair pre-med with forensics. #premed #forensics...

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Paul Lewis, MD, FAAFP,CPE, CPHIMS’s Avatar
Active Sep 04 '17 at 02:53 AM

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Paul Lewis, MD, FAAFP,CPE, CPHIMS | Medical Director Baycare Health System major in what you enjoy, you don't need to have a ...

What would be the best thing to major in if I want to become a criminal defense lawyer ?

I'm asking this because I've heard a lot of things to major in but I don't know which would be the best . I've heard it all from Psychology, sociology,criminology to criminal justice and more . But I don't know the difference between them so I would like to know which one would be more...

#criminal-justice #criminaldefenseattorney #law

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Kim Igleheart’s Avatar
Active Sep 02 '17 at 05:25 AM

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Posted by Krystal C.’s Avatar Krystal C.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Hi Krystal! I'm not an attorney, but, I'm going to try ...

Military experience for Federal Agencies? worth it or not?

I plan on joining federal law enforcement such as DSS, USSS, USMS, etc and a friend told me military experience is good. I'd join the ROTC program. Thoughts? #special-forces...

#criminal-justice

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Active Sep 22 '17 at 03:56 AM

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Christina Blackburn | Healthcare Administration It's definitely worth it. As a member of the Armed Forces, ...

What is the average day like for a FBI Agent?

I want to know how life is when being an FBI Agent. How do they get through the day with threats from people mainly criminals from putting them in jail and families of the criminal making the agent's life a bad experience? How is the schedule like everyday like does everyone have the same...

#detective #law-enforcement #criminal-justice #fbi-agent

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Active Jan 16 at 03:21 PM

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Posted by Diamond D.’s Avatar Diamond D.
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Trevor Canfield | Telemarketing at Cinsay Help iTunes an iOS developers keep there systems up an running ...

What do I have to do to become a FBI Agent?

I want to become an FBI Agent to investigate and solve the problems/crimes that are going on in the community. I know there are 2-4 year degrees for criminal justice and additional years to get into this career. I've heard things like you have to become a police officer and then be promoted...

#detective #criminal-justice #fbi-agent

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David George’s Avatar
Active Jun 27 at 04:56 AM

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Posted by Diamond D.’s Avatar Diamond D.
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David George | Psychic Detective at David George Psychic/Medium Diamond, the military does not automatically qualify you to become an ...

What makes Forensic Scientist job different from other criminal investigators?

There is always a small difference between jobs that are related and I was wondering what was the difference between the two. #forensic-science...

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Christina Blackburn’s Avatar
Active Nov 20 '17 at 04:05 PM

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Posted by A'kia B.’s Avatar A'kia B.
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Christina Blackburn | Healthcare Administration Both fields begin after the crime. They work in the field ...

How is day to day life being a police officer?

I am a senior in high school and I have been thinking about pursuing a career as a police officer I would like to learn and know more about police officers day to day life. Can anyone tell me what is it like and all of the things I should look forward to. #police-officer #criminal-justice...

#law-enforcement

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Kevin Carr’s Avatar Mark Reckling’s Avatar
Active Feb 06 at 03:53 PM

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Posted by Dawanna L.’s Avatar Dawanna L.
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Kevin Carr | Police Application Specialist at City of Plano Police ... When I first started, I loved working the midnight shift in ...

While on the job, did you ever feel as if it was too much to handle?

I see myself as having strong stomach, however, I have never seen anything to stomach turning. #forensicscientist...

#criminal-justice

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Eric Gardner’s Avatar
Active Dec 15 '17 at 06:08 PM

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Posted by A'kia B.’s Avatar A'kia B.
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Eric Gardner | IT Helpdesk Support In my experiences, when I used to assist in running our ...

What steps do I take to become a police officer?

I want to become a police officer to help the people in my city stay safe.Whats the best way I can get there? I already know that I can go to school for criminal justice for 2 years.I also know that I will have to go to the police academy.Can you tell me where to start my journey?...

#police-officer #criminal-justice #police

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Active Mar 02 at 07:21 PM

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Posted by Dawanna L.’s Avatar Dawanna L.
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Chuck Martinez | Retired Airbrone Commando/Federal Law-Enforcement at Happpily & Actively ... I am a retired senior non-commission officer US Army and Federal ...

What does a normal day look like for a Forensic Science Technician ?

I have always wanted a hands on job that push my thinking further everyday and a Forensic Science Technician caught my eye. So I have been wondering what does a normal day look like for them. Do they have to go in at 3:00 in the morning or do they have a set schedule like 8 am to 8pm?...

#science #criminal-justice #forensic-chemistry #forensicscientist #stem

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Active Oct 14 '17 at 03:39 AM

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Posted by A'kia B.’s Avatar A'kia B.
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Fredericka Illinois | Senior Forensic Chemist at Drug Enforcement Administration Hi A'kia, That's a great question! I am a forensic chemist. ...

What is the best way to become a detective?

I want to become a detective to help investigate and solve serious crimes. What is the best way to get there .To become a detective do someone work up to the career or start from college. What is the best route to become a detective? #detective #police #criminal-justice #criminal-law...

#criminal-investigations

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Jessica Scott’s Avatar
Active Dec 22 '17 at 10:21 PM

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Jessica Scott | Student at University of Phoenix Law enforcement professionals earn the honor of becoming a detective in ...

What do you like most about being a private investigator ? What do you like least about it ?

Hi, I am a high school student and I want to be a private investigator. I would like to know more of pro's and con's about this specific career. #private-investigations #criminal-justice #criminal-investigations #private-detective...

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Active Dec 02 '17 at 05:57 PM

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Posted by My'Lirea M.’s Avatar My'Lirea M.
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David Krupnick | Principal at The Stanley Group - Consulting, Investigations I like being able to help people who can't necessarily go ...

What is the most direct route to become a detective?

I want to become a detective to help investigate and solve serious crimes. What is the best way to get there? I know there are 2 year and 4 year criminal justice degrees. I have also heard experience in the police force is required first and you have to get promoted up to detective. What is...

#detective #criminal-justice #police

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Kim Igleheart’s Avatar Judy Han, LCSW’s Avatar
Active Oct 09 at 02:58 PM

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Posted by Stevie W.’s Avatar Stevie W.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Stevie, While most detectives start as police officers and work their ...

If i want to be a lawyer, what should i major in once i get into college?

I'm considering to be a lawyer when I grow up, but I don't really know what to major in once I'm in college. I heard that you're supposed to major in political science and philosophy but I don't know what's it's about. I'm very interested in criminology and criminal justice, just criminals in...

#fbi-agent #psychology #criminal-law #criminal-justice #career-details #law #criminology

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Kim Igleheart’s Avatar Katie Ramirez, M.S.’s Avatar
Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:52 PM

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Posted by Camille L.’s Avatar Camille L.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Hi Camille! In reading the 3 questions you've posted, I've noticed ...

How should I decide a major/career path?

I'm interested in multiple careers paths and I can't decide on which one I should do #computer-science #college-major #computer #criminal-justice #careers #astronomy...

#undecided

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Joanne Mammarelli’s Avatar Rachel Chace’s Avatar Keyodia Wells-Jackson’s Avatar Corrine Graham’s Avatar +1
Active Aug 19 at 12:33 AM

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Posted by Autumn J.’s Avatar Autumn J.
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Joanne Mammarelli | Systems Engineer Hi, I absolutely agree with Ken in taking the time for ...

I am taking free courses that lead to certification with FEMA, will this be beneficial for government position?

I just received my Master's in Criminal Justice in Homeland Security and am now taking some online courses with FEMA and may start on some courses regarding statistics and the Design of Experiments. Would these be beneficial topics to get with to obtain a way into the government?...

#government #human-resources #recruiting #legal #criminal-justice #homeland-security #fema #criminology

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Christopher Dixon’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:56 PM

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Posted by Melissa A.’s Avatar Melissa A.
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Christopher Dixon | Organizational Psychologist - Experienced Researcher, Project Coordinator and ... Any amount of new learning will be beneficial, it would just ...

What are some key words that really stick out to employers?

I am working on my new resume and I want to try to get the attention of the employer so I am not passed because my resume is ordinary. #criminal-justice #recruiting #hiring #homeland-security...

#job-application

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Judy Han, LCSW’s Avatar Jeff Sloan’s Avatar Wayne White’s Avatar Gary Stephen Petito’s Avatar
Active Oct 24 at 05:35 AM

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Posted by Melissa A.’s Avatar Melissa A.
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Judy Han, LCSW | Parole Agent at CDCR-Division of Adult Parole Operations HI Melissa,the key words you should choose on your resume should ...

Im currently a justice studies student taking border security program at college

I'm planning to do further studies after this program. I wanted to take bachelor's in criminology. I would like to kknow what all job opportunities are available ? #criminal-justice...

#criminal

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Greg Gardner’s Avatar Monica Anderson Young’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:54 PM

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Posted by Sreedevi C.’s Avatar Sreedevi C.
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Greg Gardner | VP/Business Information Security Officer at AIG Global Services A quick search on Indeed.com came up with many options. https://www.indeed.com/q-Criminology-jobs.html ...

What do you need to do in order to become an FBI agent?

I am asking this so when i graduate high school and i go to college, I can know what i have to do. #criminal-justice #criminology...

#fbi-agent

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Natalie Fein, MSeD, NCC, DCC’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:54 PM

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Posted by Daycy A.’s Avatar Daycy A.
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Natalie Fein, MSeD, NCC, DCC | Nationally Certified Counselor Hello! Great question! According to the FBI website, the requirements are ...

What sorts of words stand out to you when evaluating a resume.

I decided to use the word innovative because I can be given a lot of material and make connections. I love research, there are so many avenues. #research #criminal-justice #human-resources #recruiting #cyber-crime...

#job-application

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Debra Dukes’s Avatar Molly Thornton’s Avatar Daniela Silva’s Avatar Cherelle Maddox’s Avatar
Active Mar 21 at 04:24 PM

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Posted by Melissa A.’s Avatar Melissa A.
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Debra Dukes | Graduate Faculty - Research I look for accomplishments and responsibilities - not necessarily specific words. ...

What is a good college to go to for criminal investigation

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Terri L. Frazier’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:54 PM

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Posted by Azandia T.’s Avatar Azandia T.
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Terri L. Frazier | Web Manager, Web Services at Fannie Mae Take a look at this web site. It might help. You ...

What are some good colleges to go to , to earn a masters in forensics

What a good college to go to is #lawyer #criminal-justice #forensic...

#criminal-investigations

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N Rutledge’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:54 PM

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Posted by Azandia T.’s Avatar Azandia T.
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N Rutledge | Law Professor/Judge I would say it depends on the type of forensics. Do ...

I may want a Ph.D. studying human trafficking or women and terrorism, what careers should I be looking for?

I have a Bachelor's in Sociology, Minor in International Relations, and now a Master's in Criminal Justice in Homeland Security. I would like to know where I should be looking for employment to prepare me for my possible future studies. #criminal-justice #social-networking...

#homeland-security

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Heather Hampsey’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:53 PM

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Posted by Melissa A.’s Avatar Melissa A.
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Heather Hampsey | Counselor Hello I can't say what Ph.D you should go for. For ...

What's sorts of jobs should I be looking for if I just received my Masters in Criminal Justice in Homeland Security?

I want to know what terms or words I should be looking towards to obtain a career in my new field. I don't care if its government or a company or even a social impact group because I would get the chance to help people also while getting some sort of experience in my field. Especially, when I...

#recruitment #government #criminal-justice #social

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Ld Hy’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:53 PM

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Posted by Melissa A.’s Avatar Melissa A.
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Ld Hy | None Hi Melissa - looks like you'd asked this question back in ...

What degrees do you have to have in order to get started in law enforcement?

Law enforcement is a career I am interested in. I know I'm going to college so I need to know what degrees I would need to get started in law enforcement. #police #criminal-justice...

#law-enforcement

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Chris Dupree, CPP’s Avatar Robert Noriega’s Avatar Mike Martin’s Avatar Scott D. Leonard, Psy.D.’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:52 PM

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Posted by Trinity C.’s Avatar Trinity C.
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Chris Dupree, CPP | Security Professional There really is no college degree that will prepare you for ...

What parts of working in criminology job are the most challenging?

Being that criminology is a focus of mine, I would like to know the difficulties of pursuing this career #police...

#criminal-justice

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Kim Igleheart’s Avatar
Active Aug 20 '17 at 05:16 PM

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Posted by Trinity C.’s Avatar Trinity C.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Hi Trinity! I think the most difficult and challenging parts are ...

Career paths with a Criminology/Criminal Justice degree?

What are some possible careers a person could get with a degree in criminology or criminal justice? #law #criminal-justice #law-enforcement #criminology...

#justice

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Jordan Graves’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:51 PM

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Posted by Emma R.’s Avatar Emma R.
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Jordan Graves | Digital Forensic Examiner at Aurora PD, Forensic Examiner ... You've got quite a slew of options in front of you. ...

Do you need to be a police officer before becoming a detective?

I'm interested in detective work, but I don't want to be a street cop first. I am more analytical than physical. Would a criminology degree allow you to become a detective without being a cop first? #criminal-justice #law-enforcement #criminology...

#detective

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Robert Noriega’s Avatar Kevin West’s Avatar
Active Dec 02 '17 at 07:03 AM

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Posted by Emma R.’s Avatar Emma R.
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Robert Noriega | Lieutenant (ret.) at San Jose State University Police ... Hi Emma, I guess it would depend on what type of ...

What are some types of careers that involve investigation?

I am more concerned with careers in the criminal justice field, but any careers would help me make a decision #career #criminal-justice #law-enforcement...

#investigations

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Kevin West’s Avatar Kim Igleheart’s Avatar Walter Williams’s Avatar Jim Mcconnell’s Avatar
Active Jun 26 at 12:16 PM

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Posted by Sarah L.’s Avatar Sarah L.
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Kevin West | Deputy West Depends on what type of investigation you would like to do ...

Should I do a double major in Criminal Justice & Anthropology?

Hi I'm starting college in a few weeks and i' m Interested in the fields of Anthropology and Criminal Justice. I was wouldn't if it's a good Idea to do a Double major for the both of them? Lol Maybe I should reword this better? #college #criminal-justice #college-major...

#anthropology

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Arianna Rodriguez’s Avatar
Active Jun 02 at 02:19 AM

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Posted by Melissa L.’s Avatar Melissa L.
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Arianna Rodriguez | Academic Advisor at CUNY Hello Melissa, Great question! Students choose to double major usually for ...

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