Career Questions tagged Criminal Justice

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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Jeff Adam’s Avatar Kim Igleheart’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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Jeff Adam | Police Lieutenant-Elgin Police Department Hi Christina- It really varies from agency to agency. As stated ...

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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Sarah Kinnison’s Avatar Felicia G Meadows’s Avatar Kim Igleheart’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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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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Robert Noriega’s Avatar Chris Dupree, CPP’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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Robert Noriega | Lieutenant (ret.) at San Jose State University Police ... Hello again, Christina I would look into Internships that involve community ...

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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Kim Igleheart’s Avatar Jeff Adam’s Avatar Joe LaFerriere’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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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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Todd A’s Avatar Daniel Krolikowski’s Avatar Joseph Ford’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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Todd A I agree with the above, 4 years of undergraduate and 3 ...

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 ...

How to succeed in being a criminal defense attorney?

I wish to become a criminal defense attorney. I want to become one of the top ranking attorneys, but how can I? Do I start my own business as soon as I graduate from law school or do I join a law firm? #law #criminal-justice #communications #sociology #communication...

#bussiness

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:28 PM

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Posted by Kyana J.’s Avatar Kyana J.
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Allyson Quijano | Associated Expert at Act for Performance It is always difficult to dictate the best path for a ...

What is the difference between criminal justice and criminology?

Should I study one over another if I want to be a lawyer? Or maybe a different field ? #lawyer #criminal-justice...

#criminal-law

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:23 PM

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Posted by lupita M.’s Avatar lupita M.
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Alexandra Neira Rdz | Psychologist/Criminologist recent graduate in active job search Lupita, criminology is like a track or topic within the criminal ...

In what ways is a career in forensic accounting different and more or less rewarding than careers in other areas of accounting or business?

I am considering forensic accounting as a career and understand that it will require unique preparation besides majoring in accounting. I am trying to determine if I should add this additional preparation (additional coursework) to my course load while I am an undergraduate in case I want to...

#law-school #legal-studies #pre-law #forensic-accounting #accounting #criminal-justice #criminology

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Active Feb 19 '18 at 03:55 PM

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Posted by Siena R.’s Avatar Siena R.
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Bob Gallagher | Forensic Services Partner at PwC Siena,Forensic accounting is a more specialized field than say auditing or ...

What is the best i should take if i want to become a detective?

Im a high school senior and i want to know what the best option for this career is. It has been on my mind lately and i would lik to know more about it. #law #criminal-justice #detective...

#criminal-investigations

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:22 PM

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Posted by Lilian M.’s Avatar Lilian M.
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Wael Al-Rihawi | Mechanical Engineer I Automotive Check the link below. http://www.detectiveedu.org/

What are the risks and benefits of dedicating 8 years to law school?

I've always excelled proficiently in English, since I was born in Ukraine and gained a bilingual advantage, but I've fallen in love with all things government during the course of my Advanced Placement Government course this semester (my last in high school). I was looking for some advice on...

#justice #law #legal #congress #criminal-justice

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Kim Igleheart’s Avatar Jesse H’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:20 PM

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Posted by Kristina G.’s Avatar Kristina G.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Hi Kristina! Career choices are not necessarily either/or. Sometimes you can ...

How would i have to go about becoming a Police Officer in Chicago?

I'm a 12th grade student from India and i am currently looking into various colleges/universities for admissions. I am planning to migrate to Chicago this year to do an undergraduate criminal justice course. Well since i was a really small kid, i was always engrossed with the term 'police' , i...

#criminal-justice #police

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:18 PM

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Posted by Aaron F.’s Avatar Aaron F.
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Alexandra Neira Rdz | Psychologist/Criminologist recent graduate in active job search Aaron, the first thing you need to do is apply to ...

Should I continue to pursue a career in something I'm highly interested in if there aren't going to be a lot of jobs out there in the future? Do you think criminal justice is a good major?

I'm looking into the criminal justice field because I want to pursue a career as a homicide detective, private investigator, or a special agent. I'm in need of an insight in that field because I have no one else to turn to. Thank you....

#criminal-justice

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:17 PM

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Posted by Safa A.’s Avatar Safa A.
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Bianca Pete | Contract Administrator at Fannie Mae Hi Safa, I can't necessarily speak on a criminal justice degree ...

Would my hijab, or me being Muslim, have a negative impact on my future career in Criminal Justice?

My name is Safa and I was born and raised in the U.S. I'm 17 years of age and constantly having second thoughts on my career choice because I have a lot of people doubting me on my interests in the law field. I'm asking this question because I need a professionals answer on if I should or...

#criminal-justice

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Active Apr 25 '18 at 05:00 AM

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Posted by Safa A.’s Avatar Safa A.
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N Rutledge | Law Professor/Judge Don't let anyone discourage you from your dream. As a current ...

What kind of jobs can someone who majors in Criminal Justice get?

I am a sophomore at Boston Collegiate Charter School and I am interested in Criminal Justice. Besides careers like police officer or federal agents, what kind of jobs can I get? #criminal-justice #criminal...

#criminal-defense

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:14 PM

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Posted by Thomas T.’s Avatar Thomas T.
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Tina Weber- Esq | Solo Practitioner at Law Office of Tina M. ... Hi! I received my associate's and bachelor's degrees in criminal justice ...

What college would you recommend for criminal justice majors?

I am a sophomore in high school in Boston and I am interested in the criminal justice field, but I do not know the best colleges for this major. I would like to stay in the state of MA if possible. #criminal-justice...

#law-enforcement

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Scott D. Leonard, Psy.D.’s Avatar Michael Blanchette’s Avatar George Poole’s Avatar Joshua Kennon’s Avatar +3
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:14 PM

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Posted by Joe M.’s Avatar Joe M.
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Scott D. Leonard, Psy.D. | Curriculum Specialist at NVCJTA I would not major in criminal justice. I have 5 degrees. ...

What type of practice would we need to have before becoming a Criminal Justice Lawyer that can go to court?

I am trying to figure out what type of practice do you do before you go to court and before you represent someone in court. #law #lawyer #criminal-justice...

#attorney

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Paul V. Suppicich, Esq.’s Avatar Rachael Aminu’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:13 PM

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Posted by Karen P.’s Avatar Karen P.
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Paul V. Suppicich, Esq. | Immigration Attorney Maybe earn a Bachelor's degree in Homeland Security and Emergency Management, ...

What steps did you take during your undergraduate college experience to help you decide what type of law you wanted to work in?

I am currently a Senior in high school and I know that I want to be a lawyer when I grow up. However, I don't have a specific kind of law that I know for sure I want to work in. I am interested in doing law that involves contracts for big companies. However,I am also interest in doing law that...

#criminal-justice #lawyer #corporate-law

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Elizabeth Staples’s Avatar Etienne C. Toussaint’s Avatar Joan Kent’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:13 PM

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Posted by Tamara M.’s Avatar Tamara M.
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Elizabeth Staples | Legal - Contracts - In-House Counsel Hi Tamara, If your goal is working with contracts, but you ...

I am interested in the Criminal Justice field and I want to become a lawyer, What qulifications do I need to make this happen?

I am a High School senior who is very interested in the law field. I know that I have to go to law school and take the Bar exam for my dream to come through. I have recently applied to John Jay college of Criminal Justice because I know that the focus a lot on the law field. I want to know in...

#criminal-law #criminal-justice #female-lawyer #college-major

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Gabriel Fig’s Avatar Bianca Pete’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:12 PM

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Posted by Jamel W.’s Avatar Jamel W.
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Gabriel Fig | Experienced Higher Educational Professional & Certified Appreciative Advisor Hi Jamel, You're asking great questions and it's clear you have ...

How long is the process in becoming a Criminal Justice Lawyer?

I am a high school student and I am looking forward in becoming a lawyer. I would like to the process in becoming a lawyer and more specific a criminal justice lawyer. #law #lawyer #criminal-justice #criminal-law...

#women-in-law

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:12 PM

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Posted by Karen P.’s Avatar Karen P.
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Patrick A. Dunn | VP & Deputy General Counsel - Gas at ... Although I'm not a practicing criminal justice lawyer, I can tell ...

What are the requirements to become a police officer

I am in high school and I want to be able to know more things about this career. #law...

#criminal-justice

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:12 PM

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Posted by Ceci Z.’s Avatar Ceci Z.
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Alexander Rohrer, M.A. | Victim Advocate with Degrees in Psychology Hello Ceci, In order to become a police officer, you will ...

What are some careers that combine psychology and criminal law ?

I am currently a senior who has received acceptance to Wesleyan University through Early Decision. Ever since I was younger I always had an interest in studying criminal law; however, I have gained more interest in psychology. I do not want to completely abandon studying law, so I would...

#social-psychology #psychologist #criminal-justice

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:12 PM

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Posted by Latisha L.’s Avatar Latisha L.
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Francine Schwartz | Self employed Polygraph examiner,social security disability examiner, probation officer, secret service agent (usually ...

How long does it take to become a detective for criminal cases?

i want to become one....

#criminal-justice

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Daniela Silva’s Avatar Sherry H., Ed.D’s Avatar Michael Boccher’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:11 PM

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Posted by Maximo R.’s Avatar Maximo R.
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Daniela Silva | Educational Writer- New Heights Educational Group Hi Maximo, Becoming a detective starts by first becoming a police ...

What kind of duties and stuff does a criminal profiler need?

I'm doing a career project in class and I'm having a hard time finding any answers #psychology #technology...

#criminal-justice

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Daniela Silva’s Avatar Adrienne De Rose’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:11 PM

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Posted by Hayden B.’s Avatar Hayden B.
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Daniela Silva | Educational Writer- New Heights Educational Group Hi Hayden, Strong Analytical Skills: A successful criminal profiler must be ...

What classes should I take in high school to help me get into the FBI?

I am currently taking Counseling and Mental Health classes (for future hopes of joining to Behavioral Analysis Unit). Next year, I think it may be beneficial to take some kind of law enforcement class or even a crime scene investigation class of some sort. My school also offers the IB...

#criminal-investigations #criminal-justice #law-enforcement #federal-agent #psychology

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:11 PM

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Posted by Brooke M.’s Avatar Brooke M.
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Robert J. Smith | Smith & Associates Pre-Employment and Polygraph Services, LLC. Hi there, Let me start by saying every successful career starts ...

how do you become a Police Officer

Because when I get older I want to become a Police Officer...

#criminal-justice

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:10 PM

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Posted by Nate A.’s Avatar Nate A.
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Gary Stephen Petito | Career Guru Hi, That is a great question...being a police officer depends on ...

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