Career Questions tagged Criminal Justice

What are the best colleges for a degree in criminal justice?

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Active Jan 14 at 03:53 AM

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Phi Nguyen | CA I went to the University of California, Irvine and majored in ...

What types of Detectives are there?

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Active 2 days ago

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Posted by Ignacio R.’s Avatar Ignacio R.
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David George | Psychic Detective at David George Psychic/Medium Ignacio, there are several different types. There are some like me, ...

How long does it take to become a Detective?

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Kim Igleheart’s Avatar Natalia Montilla’s Avatar
Active Jan 25 at 12:41 PM

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Posted by Ignacio R.’s Avatar Ignacio R.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Ignacio,I live in San Antonio. Here, you are allow to apply ...

What is it like to be a k-9 police officer ?

how do you deal with the dog if he or she is not listening? What do you do to train your dog? #dogs #police-officer #law-enforcement #criminal-justice...

#law

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Active Jan 12 at 02:47 AM

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Posted by Natalie I.’s Avatar Natalie I.
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Mike Riggs | Emergency Management Coordinator at METRO It is not just an 8 hour shift. This is a ...

When I graduate from law school should I make my own practice, or should I join a firm?

I want to specialize in criminal justice #criminal-justice #law #lawyer...

#attorney

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Matthew L. Tuck, J.D., M.B.A.’s Avatar Phi Nguyen’s Avatar JENNA ZEBROWSKI’s Avatar Lucas D. Will’s Avatar
Active Jan 14 at 04:21 AM

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Posted by Sanaii W.’s Avatar Sanaii W.
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Matthew L. Tuck, J.D., M.B.A. | Fractional CEO for Law Firms, Greater Detroit Area Hi Sanaii. Great question. I would echo what Lucas and Jenna ...

how much training is involved

what is training like #athletic-training...

#criminal-justice

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Active Dec 04 '18 at 06:51 PM

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Posted by Brandie B.’s Avatar Brandie B.
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Mr. Ernst Constant III | Either fall or grow! Brandie B,As far as training goes in any interests in your ...

Can i be a police officer

#police #police-officer #criminal-justice do I have the qualification to be in the...

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Active Nov 28 '18 at 02:23 AM

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Posted by Carlos A.’s Avatar Carlos A.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Hi Carlos!Law enforcement is an interesting field, because, while all officers ...

How can I prepare and learn more about the FBI?

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Active Nov 16 '18 at 02:04 PM

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Posted by Andrew D.’s Avatar Andrew D.
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Sheila Jordan, PMP | Senior Technical Project Manager at AT&T Hello Andrew:  I researched and here are a few websites from the ...

What can I do with my Criminal Justice degree

Recent graduate with a bachelor's in Criminal Justice. I've been job searching but have had no luck so far. #jobsearching #criminal-justice #jobsearching...

#criminology

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Active Nov 07 '18 at 05:12 PM

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Posted by Ashley G.’s Avatar Ashley G.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Ashley,The job search takes time and a LOT of effort. If ...

What types of law are their other than criminal law?

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Active Oct 22 '18 at 10:42 PM

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Posted by Ana C.’s Avatar Ana C.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist this is from the list of specializations on the Texas Bar ...
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Hi again!I don't know the answer to this question. However, I ...

Do I need Training to be a Detective, If so where do i get it?

I want to be a detective in the NYPD, for the Special Victims Division. The detectives in this division typically investigate crimes involving sexual assault or victims of non-sexual crimes who require specialist handling such as the very young, the very elderly, or the disabled....

#law-enforcement #criminal-justice

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Active Oct 19 '18 at 04:13 PM

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Posted by Galicia P.’s Avatar Galicia P.
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Lillian Wang, LMSW | Career Counselor in Higher Education The short answer is no, you don't need any external training ...

What's the best thing about attending Boston University?

I'm thinking of going to Boston University in the future to study Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice, but i'm still having doubts about my choice . What other Colleges or Universities are good for studying Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice that really focus on Law Enforcement and Criminal...

#detective #criminal-justice #police #law

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Active Oct 25 '18 at 06:13 PM

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Posted by Galicia P.’s Avatar Galicia P.
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Jeanette Roch | Associate General Counsel at American General Life Insurance ... Hello Galicia.  I did some internet research and there are a ...
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Occasionally police depts. will accept applicants with medical conditions, but they ...

Good clubs to joying during high school to become a lawyer ?

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Amanda D. Scott’s Avatar Judy Kramer’s Avatar
Active Nov 08 '18 at 09:37 PM

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Posted by Macrina M.’s Avatar Macrina M.
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Amanda D. Scott | Tax Associate I agree 100% with the previous suggestions. Anything like debate, mock ...

Do you need a degree or do you just need to go to criminal justice for K9 Police?

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Active Nov 15 '18 at 08:40 PM

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Posted by crystal S.’s Avatar crystal S.
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Bre C | Technical Project Manager Hi Crystal. I have a lot of friends who are cops ...

do you have to go through being a police officer to be a homicide detective?

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Carol Kampf’s Avatar David George’s Avatar
Active 2 days ago

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Posted by Trinity B.’s Avatar Trinity B.
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Carol Kampf | Recruiter Hi TrinityWhile I have not recruited specifically for homicide detectives, I ...

Is it better to go to college for criminal justice for a cop or not?

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Michelle Marotta’s Avatar Ken Simmons’s Avatar
Active Nov 14 '18 at 10:57 PM

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Posted by Edward R.’s Avatar Edward R.
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Michelle Marotta | Certified Life Coach Yes, it will be to your advantage to get a Bachelors ...
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Zero. Court decisions are based on laws and case precedent. However, ...

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...

#criminal-justice

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Active Jan 30 at 05:44 PM

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Posted by Aaron S.’s Avatar Aaron S.
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Carmen Igano, MBA,PMP | Senior Project Manager at AT&T Hi Aaron, My name is Carmen Igano, I am a Senior ...

What college is best for a criminal justice degree?

I was wondering what college is best for a criminal justice degree to became a police officer or any field for federal law or state law #law #criminal-justice #law-enforcement...

#forensics

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Active Jul 30 '18 at 03:38 AM

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Posted by Carlos G.’s Avatar Carlos G.

What would be a good school for forensics?

I'm interested in going to college for forensics. #criminal-justice #forensics #forensic-science #science #biology...

#chemistry

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Active Nov 02 '18 at 11:45 PM

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Posted by Kaitlyn D.’s Avatar Kaitlyn D.
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Stephanie Goldman | Forensic Analyst at Strand Analytical Laboratories, LLC When I was looking at schools, I looked at Michigan State, ...

How do I get qualified for law enforcement?

Senior in high school and interesting in law enforcement. #police #law-enforcement #detective...

#criminal-justice

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Brett Quilter’s Avatar Thomas Bak’s Avatar
Active Sep 26 '18 at 08:02 PM

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Posted by Derek B.’s Avatar Derek B.
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Brett Quilter | Police First and Foremost is to think about your personal decisions as ...

What are good schools for a degree in Forensic Psychology

I'm set on studying forensic psychology after I graduate High School. I know that the requirements are a major in Psychology and minoring in Criminal Law. Are there any schools with excellent classes in both fields? #criminal-law #psychology #forensics #forensic-psychology...

#criminal-justice

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Active Jul 30 '18 at 03:27 AM

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Posted by Mack M.’s Avatar Mack M.

what are the main qualifications and requirments for becoming a victims advocate

I know becoming a advocate you need to prepare yourself not only mentally but Emotionally as well , what would be some of the in things that jobs target and look for in advocates #psychology #advocacy #community...

#criminal-justice

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Active Jul 27 '18 at 03:49 AM

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Posted by steffy O.’s Avatar steffy O.
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Kendra Kingsbury | LMSW Hello, you can look into Social Work. You can advocate in ...

what can I do as a US resident waiting for citezenship?

Currently an immigrant high school graduate starting school at a city college soon. I would like to transfer to a state after and graduate in 2022. I will be getting residency that same year from my grandmother, I believe. My dream has always been to work for SFPD as the job interests me the...

#cop #police #citezenshiprequirements #immigration #criminal-justice #policeacademy

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Active Oct 21 '18 at 06:06 PM

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Posted by Erasmo R.’s Avatar Erasmo R.
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Daniel Cardoza | Solutions Manager Having a bachelor's degree puts you in a good position. Ideally ...

I want to be a lawyer. What do I need to do to be come one?

I'm going into 6th grade and I know that want to work as a lawyer in a Law Firm. #lawyers...

#criminal-justice

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Active Jul 01 '18 at 10:59 PM

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Posted by Ximenna M.’s Avatar Ximenna M.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Ximenna,How lucky you are to know this at such a young ...

How do you handle conflict surrounding the job?

I am in the application process for a couple of different law enforcement agencies. I still live at home and have family members who are current or retired law enforcement. I have tried being open about the process and how it will work after I graduate from academy, but there is no way I'm...

#law-enforcement #police #advice #police-academy #criminal-justice #law #conflict

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Robert Noriega’s Avatar Kim Igleheart’s Avatar
Active May 26 '18 at 04:42 AM

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Posted by Cheyenne P.’s Avatar Cheyenne P.
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Robert Noriega | Lieutenant (ret.) at San Jose State University Police ... Hi Cheyenne,Congratulations on taking the first steps toward a very rewarding ...

What jobs could you get with a Criminal Justice degree?

I would like to know because I want to join in the field of Criminal Justice field. #criminal-justice #law #law-enforcement...

#career

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Active May 17 '18 at 08:05 PM

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Posted by nayeli G.’s Avatar nayeli G.
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John Fitzpatrick With a criminal justice degree you can go into law enforcement ...

What are criminal justice career options for someone with impaired hearing?

Im a criminal justice major student and I applied to the State Corrections Department, but I was unable to pass my hearing test due to an ear surgery that I had early in my childhood. I understand many other career options require proper hearing, but I would still love to continue with criminal...

#criminal-justice

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Active May 12 '18 at 11:01 PM

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Posted by Saul L.’s Avatar Saul L.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Saul,It sounds like you have a realistic approach to things. Before ...

Is psychology useful to be a Prosecutor?

I would love to study Psychology when I grow up, but my dream job is being Prosecutor. Will it be useful? #law #psychology #lawyer #prosecuter...

#criminal-justice

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Active Apr 25 '18 at 01:48 AM

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Posted by Camille L.’s Avatar Camille L.
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Linda Ann Robinson, Ph.D. | Industrial-Organizational Psychology & HR Consulting I must say that I am rather biased. Almost any occupation ...

How to manage stress, work/life balance of being a Prosecutor?

I’ve heard being a Prosecutor you will be very stressed and you need to have time management skills and balance your work/life. But how do you do it? #law #criminal-justice #law-enforcement #lawyer...

#prosecutor

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Active Apr 25 '18 at 09:37 PM

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Posted by Camille L.’s Avatar Camille L.
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Jeanette Roch | Associate General Counsel at American General Life Insurance ... Camille, to manage the demands of work and personal life you ...

What are the Pros and Cons of being a Prosecutor?

My dream is to be a Prosecutor, but I’ve only heard good things about the job (well except the giant student loan you must pay because of law school) .I want to know the bad things about the job so I can be prepared too. #criminal-justice #law #prosecutor #attorney #criminal-justice...

#lawyer

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Active Apr 28 '18 at 06:31 PM

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Posted by Camille L.’s Avatar Camille L.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Camille,In my county, here in Texas, there is a high turnover ...

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 '18 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 ...

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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Active Feb 14 at 11:53 PM

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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 '18 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 '18 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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Active Sep 07 '18 at 01:16 AM

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Posted by Tyler W.’s Avatar Tyler W.
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Stacey Berryman | Student at Lamar University No you don't have to major in CJ, but it would ...

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 '18 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 ...

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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Active Jun 02 '18 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 ...

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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Active Jun 08 '18 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 '18 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 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 '18 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 ...

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 Dec 18 '18 at 02:03 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 ...

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 '18 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 ...

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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Kyle Ritchie’s Avatar Jennifer Richards’s Avatar Kim Igleheart’s Avatar
Active Feb 13 '18 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 ...

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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Kim Igleheart’s Avatar Matthew L. Tuck, J.D., M.B.A.’s Avatar
Active Jan 31 '18 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 ...

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