Career Questions tagged Criminal Justice

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...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:28 PM

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Allyson Quijano | Associated Expert at Act for Performance It is always difficult to dictate the best path for a ...

Are there many job opportunities for criminal justice majors?

I want to know if I will have many job opportunities. #masters #criminal-justice #law...

#legal

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Active Nov 27 '17 at 05:30 PM

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Posted by Kylee W.’s Avatar Kylee W.
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Luis Alonzo | Investigator for Department of Family and Protective Services There are many job opportunities for a any criminal justice major. ...

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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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 at 03:55 PM

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Posted by Siena R.’s Avatar Siena R.
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Ann Brady | Business Operations Manager Forensic accounting allows you to be a detective trying to solve ...

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 ...

What type of training is required to become a crime scene investigator?

I want to know the type of training needed. #criminal-justice...

#law-enforcement

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Jordan Buchanan, H.B.A.’s Avatar Walter Williams’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:17 PM

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Posted by Quashika C.’s Avatar Quashika C.
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Jordan Buchanan, H.B.A. | Detective Staff Sergeant In Canada with my Police Service, we take experienced police officers ...

Are there different ranks in being a crime scene investigator or are they on the same level?

I want to know about the ranks/ promotions. #criminal-justice #law-enforcement...

#criminal-investigations

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Jordan Buchanan, H.B.A.’s Avatar JD Williamson’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:17 PM

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Posted by Quashika C.’s Avatar Quashika C.
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Jordan Buchanan, H.B.A. | Detective Staff Sergeant With our police service we have Constables (officers) and one Sergeant ...

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 at 05:00 AM

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Posted by Safa A.’s Avatar Safa A.
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Wael Al-Rihawi | Mechanical Engineer I Automotive We are living in such difficult times and being persecuted for ...

What type of environments do crime scene investigators work in?

I want to become a crime scene investigator and need more information on the work conditions/training. #criminal-justice...

#law-enforcement

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Active Feb 19 at 10:15 PM

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Posted by Quashika C.’s Avatar Quashika C.
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John Randall Leavy | Law Enforcement Professional Crime scene investigation begins with being a sworn officer. Meaning five ...

What requirements are there to be a crime scene investigator?

I want to work in crime scene investigation and would love to learn more about the profession. #criminal-justice #criminal #career #college...

#career-counseling

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Active Feb 13 at 04:55 AM

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Posted by Tony B.’s Avatar Tony B.
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Shannon Richard-Howell | Educator/Counseling Professional Hi Tony! This is a fascinating career field!here are so many ...

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 George Poole’s Avatar Kim Igleheart’s Avatar Michael Blanchette’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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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:13 PM

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Posted by Karen P.’s Avatar Karen P.
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Rachael Aminu | Attorney & Mediator Karen, law school is not like undergrad where you can pick ...

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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Etienne C. Toussaint’s Avatar Joan Kent’s Avatar Elizabeth Staples’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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Etienne C. Toussaint | Legal Advocate | Education Advisor | Business Mentor I would say that at this point in your career, 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...

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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 ...

Sociology and Criminal Justice - Double majoring? Good or bad?

Would it be wise to double major in both sociology and criminal justice? I am a senior, and I am interested in both areas. #college-major #criminal-justice...

#sociology

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Kim Igleheart’s Avatar Yvette Boafo, MSW’s Avatar Daniela Silva’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:09 PM

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Posted by Evelyn G.’s Avatar Evelyn G.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Evelyn, No, I don't think that is a good idea. Why? ...

What is the best way to become a state trooper?

I am a senior at Norman County West and will be hopefully filling out applications for college soon. I have been looking into being a state trooper for a long time now and I have a few questions to ask. What college classes are needed to be a trooper, and how many years? I have also been...

#state-trooper #criminal-justice #police #government

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:09 PM

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Posted by Caleb W.’s Avatar Caleb W.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Caleb, A police officer of any type needs to have good ...

What is the hardest thing about being an FBI agent?

I'm a senior in high school, and I have always been interested in criminal justice. I really think it would be great to work for the FBI or even CIA one day, as a goal. I know the requirements to become an FBI Agent, and I know that if someone does become an agent they don't necessarily get...

#computer-science #computer #fbi #criminal-justice #cia

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:09 PM

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Posted by Evelyn G.’s Avatar Evelyn G.
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Christopher Boutros | Accountant, Financial Analyst, Marketing Specialist Hello Evelyn Unfortunately, there isn't currently anyone on this website that ...

How can I ensure that I will graduate college in the span of 4 years?

Hello, my name is Hoseana. I will be a freshman at Sacramento State and plan on majoring in Criminal Justice with a minor in African American Studies. As a freshman, I have several questions, one being ways in which I will be able to graduate in the span of 4 years. I do not want any delays,...

#college-student #law #college #criminal-justice

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John Olivier’s Avatar Alexander Rohrer, M.A.’s Avatar Kim Igleheart’s Avatar Phillip Zackler’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:09 PM

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Posted by Hoseana A.’s Avatar Hoseana A.
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John Olivier | Healthcare IT Management | Applications Management Hello Hoseana, If Sacramento State offers summer sessions to meet your ...

What can I do in high school to become an FBI agent ?

I'm in 10th grade and I want to know more about it. Also, what I have to mayor in. #criminal-justice...

#fbi

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:08 PM

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Posted by Erasmo R.’s Avatar Erasmo R.
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Bill Felice | IT Asset Manager at Tokio Marine North America ... Hi Erasmom What a wonderful career to consider! A few things ...

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