Career Questions tagged Criminal Justice

What are some good internships in New York City for a Criminal Justice & Psychology major

I am a dual major that wants to start building a productive resume. I am still undecided on what I career choice I want. However I still want to participate in as much activities to see which one I like best. #psychology #criminal-justice #law-enforcement...

#clinical-psychology

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:49 PM

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Daniela Silva | Educational Writer- New Heights Educational Group Hi Vanessa, When you are choosing forensic psychology schools, you have ...

Are there any classes that a high school student can take in high school that would benefit them if they are thinking of becoming a judge?

I'm a sophomore in high school. I heard that my school has a Criminal Justice class. Would it benefit an individual to take this class if they are thinking of studying law? What other classes can a high school student take to prepare for future? #college-major #law #criminal-justice #justice...

#judge #highschool

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Kim Igleheart’s Avatar Bruce Plesser’s Avatar Jill Hoff’s Avatar Bruce Plesser’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:48 PM

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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist There are lots of special terms in law, many derived from ...

How can I get into Law Enforcement whle in high school?

I am currently a sophomore in high school, and I am leaning towards being a detective and I would like to get more interested. What could I do? #criminal-justice...

#law-enforcement

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Kevin West’s Avatar Brad Johnson’s Avatar Robert Noriega’s Avatar Joyce Puno’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:48 PM

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Posted by Naomi P.’s Avatar Naomi P.
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Kevin West | Deputy West Well if you are interested in law enforcement keep learning about ...

What made/helped you pick your career?

im stuck between a couple majors #nursing #healthcare #criminal-justice...

#forensic

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Cielo Ortiz’s Avatar Shante G’s Avatar James Gerarden’s Avatar Ken Simmons’s Avatar
Active Aug 10 at 03:51 AM

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Posted by Jessica S.’s Avatar Jessica S.
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Cielo Ortiz | Registered Nurse at U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Jessica, I had no idea what I wanted to do up ...

With everything that is happening in the world today, what do you think we can do differently to help change the world or better yet, make the world a better place?

Coming to the United States, I never really understood why people say "let's make America great again". Was America never a great country and at what point was it great? I would just like to understand more. #criminal-justice #social-work #political-science...

#social-media

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Elaine Sabra’s Avatar Angela Chan’s Avatar Kim Igleheart’s Avatar Hira Anum’s Avatar
Active Apr 23 at 07:25 AM

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Posted by Haja K.’s Avatar Haja K.
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Elaine Sabra | Retired elementary teacher What an interesting and thoughtful question. I think America is and ...

Should I partake in mental health internships or criminal justice internships?

I'm asking to know if I should sign up for regular internships during college or ones that relate to my career? #psychology #criminal-justice #sociology...

#criminology

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:45 PM

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Posted by Nyjah  R.’s Avatar Nyjah R.
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Lauren J. Conibear | Career Advisor If you are sure of what you want to do I ...

What does it take to become a Forensic Sociologist?

I'm asking this question to understand the steps and what I need to do to become a forensic sociologist. I have a passion for both, criminal justice and sociology/psychology, so if I were to achieve this goal, I'd be ecstatic. #psychology #criminal-justice...

#sociology

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:45 PM

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Posted by Nyjah  R.’s Avatar Nyjah R.
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Kristina Kveselyte | Manager/Event Organizer/Master in Social Science/Expertise in Hospitality/Passion- Positivity ... Hello Nyjah, I hope you are going well!! A bachelor's degree ...

I understand that as a Forensic Biologist you are looking at DNA and the small micro details to solve a crime, however, how often does this evidence actually lead to a great discovery that solves the case?

I want to be a Forensic Biologist. I know what the job implies, but I really want to know how often the evidence actually leads to solving the crime. #professor #forensicscientist #criminologist #dnaanalysist #forensic #forensic-chemistry #forensic-analysis #biology #law-enforcement...

#criminal-justice

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Active Mar 02 at 01:34 AM

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Posted by Rebecca S.’s Avatar Rebecca S.
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Francis Taplin | Laboratory Technical Services I was surprised to learn during my education that DNA evidence ...

What are the most important skills and abilities required for a Forensic Toxicologist?

I am asking this question because in the future I want to be a Forensic Toxicologist and I want to be prepared with the right skills to get the job. #chemistry #criminal-justice #forensic-analysis...

#criminal-investigation

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Active Dec 08 at 10:36 AM

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Posted by Trisha W.’s Avatar Trisha W.
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Carol Kampf | Recruiter Hi Trisha. While this is not a field that I have ...

Becoming a Border Patrol Agent is hard?

i want to become one and i would like to have some feedback....

#criminal-justice

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:43 PM

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Posted by Mireya V.’s Avatar Mireya V.
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Anup Sareen | Professional Now that we’ve outlined the process of how to apply for ...

Even if i had family that had problems with the government can i be a border patrol?

I am asking this because i'm worried about it because i don't know if the problem they had can influence me....

#criminal-justice

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:43 PM

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Posted by Mireya V.’s Avatar Mireya V.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Hi Mireya, It sort of depends on how close you are ...

Criminology major or education major?

If I major in criminology I want to minor in education and get endorsements for English as a second language and for special education. If I major in education I want to get both endorsements still and I would want to minor in criminology. Which way seems easier since they are both kind of big...

#special-education #education #criminal-justice #criminology

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Christina Marie Gonzalez’s Avatar Rachel Chace’s Avatar Michele Van Pelt’s Avatar
Active Apr 04 at 04:58 PM

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Posted by Lolaestella C.’s Avatar Lolaestella C.
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Christina Marie Gonzalez | Certified Teacher of the Deaf K-12 & Elementary ... Hello, I can see that you're determined to make a change ...

Do you have to be a police officer to be a Crime Scene Investigator and what is the job description?

I am really considering to be a crime scene investigator, but I really would not like to be a police officer. I've research many descriptions of the job, but none have given me a straight forward answer. Can someone please help me understand? #criminal-justice #law-enforcement #forensic...

#police-officer #crime-scene-investigator

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:42 PM

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Posted by Sarah L.’s Avatar Sarah L.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist http://agency.governmentjobs.com/sanantoniotx/default.cfm?action=viewclassspec&classSpecID=828611&viewOnly=yes See San Antonio PD Crime Scene Investigator, at the above ...

What are different law enforcement agencies positions on hiring someone who has illegally downloaded?

What are different law enforcement agencies positions on hiring someone who has illegally downloaded? If someone downloaded less than 150 songs and 2 movies when they were 13 would that disqualify them from any position in law enforcement in the future? #criminal-justice...

#law-enforcement

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Kevin Carr’s Avatar Kim Igleheart’s Avatar Joe Battle Sr’s Avatar Jordan Graves’s Avatar +1
Active Feb 12 at 06:19 PM

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Posted by Christina A.’s Avatar Christina A.
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Kevin Carr | Police Application Specialist at City of Plano Police ... The others have given good answers. The only thing I'll add ...

What Liberal Arts school would you recommend for someone who would like to pursue a career in law?

I aspire to be a lawyer. I am currently in my 2nd year of high school (10th grade). Not sure which college to pick for my undergrad. I would prefer one in the North East region, since I live in Maryland. #college #teacher #law...

#criminal-justice

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Shameka D. Clair Esq.’s Avatar Ken Simmons’s Avatar
Active Feb 27 at 01:06 PM

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Posted by Josiah B.’s Avatar Josiah B.
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Shameka D. Clair Esq. | Your Next Attorney Hello! I'm not to familiar with schools in the north east ...

I want to work in the BAU but i have a lot of questions

I want to work in the BAU as a "profiler" I want to work on making profiles for unidentified/identified suspect. I want to work in the field and see the crime scenes and help catch the criminals. I want to work on serial murder cases, rape cases, abduction cases, typically any violent crime...

#special-agent #psychology #fbi #crime #criminal-justice #investigation #criminal-investigations #violent-crime

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:39 PM

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Posted by Cayman W.’s Avatar Cayman W.
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Daniela Silva | Educational Writer- New Heights Educational Group Hi Cayman, The FBI requires a four-year college degree in any ...

What is the difference between a court judge and justice?

I was wondering about the difference between the two. #criminal-justice #justice #judge...

#social-justice

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:39 PM

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Posted by Amy Z.’s Avatar Amy Z.
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Mohan Narayan A Judge presides over the lower courts like the district court ...

What is the career path to take to become a court judge or justice?

I am interested in this career. #law #criminal-justice #justice #judge...

#social-justice

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Paul V. Suppicich, Esq.’s Avatar Fuzzy Md’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:39 PM

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Posted by Amy Z.’s Avatar Amy Z.
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Paul V. Suppicich, Esq. | Immigration Attorney In order to become a judge or justice, one must first ...

What is the day-to-day routine of a court judge or justice?

I was curious about this career. #criminal-justice #justice #social-justice...

#judiciary

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:39 PM

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Posted by Amy Z.’s Avatar Amy Z.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Well, it sort of depends on what level of judge you ...

What college minors are good for law enforcement?

I'm looking at a career in law enforcement. What college minors would be helpful in law enforcement alongside a Criminal Justice degree? #college #criminal-justice...

#law-enforcement

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Chris Dupree, CPP’s Avatar Chris Morgan’s Avatar Chris Morgan’s Avatar Scott D. Leonard, Psy.D.’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:38 PM

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Posted by Christina A.’s Avatar Christina A.
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Chris Dupree, CPP | Security Professional I would say Psychology, Sociology, or any kind of Communications degree ...

What qualifications are needed to be promoted to a detective?

What qualifications are needed to be promoted to a detective after you become a police officer? Generally, how long does it take to receive the promotion? #police #criminal-justice...

#law-enforcement

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Kim Igleheart’s Avatar Jeff Adam’s Avatar Chris Morgan’s Avatar Chris Dupree, CPP’s Avatar +1
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:38 PM

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Posted by Christina A.’s Avatar Christina A.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Hi again! Large agencies test for promotions. Here (Texas) if an ...

Should I get involved in clubs at college?

I will be a Freshman in college this fall. I am studying Criminal Justice. There is a Criminal Justice club at my school. The rest of the clubs seem kind of lame. Will getting involved in clubs help me in future jobs? Should I join more than one club? #college #job-search #criminal-justice...

#student-clubs

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:38 PM

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Posted by Christina A.’s Avatar Christina A.
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Sarah Kinnison | Founder: Bright Ideas Education Studio Joining clubs tends to be a great idea. You can have ...

What types of internships would look good on law enforcement applications?

I am pursuing a career in law enforcement. I know internships look good on resumes, but what kind of internships? #college #internships #police #criminal-justice #resume...

#law-enforcement

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Chris Dupree, CPP’s Avatar Robert Noriega’s Avatar Prashanth TM’s Avatar Felicia G Meadows’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:38 PM

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Posted by Christina A.’s Avatar Christina A.
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Chris Dupree, CPP | Security Professional Well, it would depend on what agency you were applying to. ...

Is French a good language to become fluent in and minor in?

I want to pursue a career in law enforcement after I graduate from college. I know that being fluent in different languages increases your chance of being hired. I am looking forward to becoming fluent in college. However, people keep telling me French is not a good language to minor in because...

#law-enforcement #language #french #college-minor #criminal-justice #college

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:38 PM

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Posted by Christina A.’s Avatar Christina A.
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Garth Lewis | Consultant, Attorney, and Translator Christina, Foreign language skills are always a plus in that they ...

What do you wish you had known before you went in to law enforcement?

I am currently in college and hope to pursue a career in law enforcement. I have looked up different law enforcement agencies, but I don't know which one is a good fit for me. What are some things you wish you had known before you went into law enforcement? Or before you picked a specific...

#law-enforcement #law #police #criminal-investigations #criminal-justice

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:38 PM

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Posted by Christina A.’s Avatar Christina A.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Christina, As a woman in Law Enforcement, you will need to ...

How much competition do you have to deal with in criminal studies because it's becoming such a popular major?

Because of cop shows, people take criminal studies, hoping to be like the guys on TV. This would draw a lot of students, so how many people would there be in a typical class and people to compete with jobs for? #criminal-justice...

#major

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Active Aug 30 '17 at 01:20 PM

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Posted by Kim M.’s Avatar Kim M.
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Wayne M. Williams, CPRW | Professional Résumé Writer, Interview Specialist, and Career Motivator ... Hi Kim! You are most certainly correct in your assessment of ...

How many school years will it take to become an attorney?

I want to find out how long it would take me to become an attorney, if I decide to follow that path. #law #lawyer #criminal-justice #attorney...

#criminal-law

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Daniel Krolikowski’s Avatar Joseph Ford’s Avatar Todd A’s Avatar Kim Igleheart’s Avatar +1
Active Oct 19 '17 at 07:25 PM

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Posted by Carlos P.’s Avatar Carlos P.
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Daniel Krolikowski | Asst. Division Counsel to Subrogation Department of AIG 7 years if you go full time. 4 undergraduate (college), and ...

how do I become a lawyer?

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Meredith Mangan’s Avatar Rosey Gamarra’s Avatar Daniel Arndt’s Avatar
Active Mar 02 at 01:11 AM

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Posted by jenifer A.’s Avatar jenifer A.
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Meredith Mangan | Associate General Counsel at Lexington Insurance The steps to becoming a lawyer are first, to complete your ...

Is the criminal justice field hard to get in to?

I was wondering because i would like to go into the criminal justice field as a forensic psychologist. #law #criminal-justice #forensics #fbi #criminal-law #college...

#legal

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Active Oct 26 '17 at 11:28 PM

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Posted by Gabi R.’s Avatar Gabi R.
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Angela Johnson | Founder at FCP-Services: Forensic Consultation and Psychological Services Being a forensic psychologist is exciting work and there is a ...

Does Forensic Psychology have a lot of job options when graduated with a degree?

I was wondering because I want to study forensic psychology and get a job in the field after i obtain my masters. #law #criminal-justice...

#forensic-psychology

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Active Sep 29 '17 at 02:05 PM

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Posted by Gabi R.’s Avatar Gabi R.
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Mary Magdalene Galloway | Visiting Professor of Psychology at Chamberlain University Hey! My Master's degree is in forensic psychology and I went ...

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