Career Questions tagged Criminology

How can I prepare and learn more about the FBI?

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Sheila Jordan, PMP’s Avatar
Active Nov 16 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 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 ...

Can i major in more than one thing in college

I want to major in #criminology & #sociology & #physiology & #emt and I want to know how many years estimated will I be in...

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Austin L.’s Avatar Lynn Babich’s Avatar Justin Pearson’s Avatar
Active Nov 27 at 04:30 PM

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Posted by Kima C.’s Avatar Kima C.
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Austin L. | PwC Experienced Associate, Advisory Hi Kima, Interesting question, it is really great to see that ...

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 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 ...

Has anyone studied Criminology?

I am attracted to Criminology however because of the lack of resources i have about it I have no clue what I can and should do in order to get there. #crime #law...

#criminology

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Kim Igleheart’s Avatar
Active Feb 03 at 08:32 PM

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Posted by Diana S.’s Avatar Diana S.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Diana, What aspect of Criminology appeals to you? Many people I ...

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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David George’s Avatar Elizabeth Simpson’s Avatar
Active Sep 26 at 06:11 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 a Crime Scene Investigator and a Crime Scene Technician?

I am trying to narrow in on the kind of job that I really want, but I do not want to accidentally make the wrong choice. I want to gather and analyze evidence, investigate the scene, interact with witnesses, etc. Which job should I focus on if I want to follow through with these specific...

#criminal-justice #crime-scene-investigation #criminology

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Active May 09 at 03:01 PM

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Posted by Mahalet A.’s Avatar Mahalet A.
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Erin Vinson | Forensic Analyst at Baltimore County Police Department For most jurisdictions, these two job titles are used to mean ...

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 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 ...

Is Forensic Sciences considered to be a minor?

I am aiming to study Criminal Justice as a major, but I want to include Forensic Sciences in my studies. Will Forensics be included in Criminal Justice or is it offered as a minor course? #forensic-science #criminal-justice #criminology #college-major #majors-and-minors...

#forensic

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Active Oct 25 at 11:35 AM

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Posted by Mahalet A.’s Avatar Mahalet A.
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Judy Han, LCSW | Parole Agent at CDCR-Division of Adult Parole Operations Hi Mahalet,The answer to your forensic science minor availability is dependent ...

I wonder if I made the right choice on my major

I always wanted to be a forensic scientist, so i wanted to major in Criminal Psychology. But once i started looking into the kind of job I wanted, I changed to Business with a minor in Criminal Psychology. It is the biggest decision I have made in my life. #college #college-major...

#criminal-psychology #academic-advising #psychology #business #criminology

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Active Jun 05 at 08:13 AM

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Posted by Jai B.’s Avatar Jai B.
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Ria Jagasia | Academic Consultant at AIC Education Hey Jai! I know you may be worried about your decision, ...

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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David George’s Avatar April Phaneuf’s Avatar Grayson Hollie-Thigpen’s Avatar
Active Nov 15 at 03:25 AM

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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 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 ...

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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Serge V. Vaval, M.P.A.’s Avatar Stacey Berryman’s Avatar
Active Sep 07 at 01:16 AM

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Posted by Tyler W.’s Avatar Tyler W.
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Serge V. Vaval, M.P.A. | Career Advisor Hi Stacey,No you don't need a Criminal Justice degree to pursue ...

how will my future be like if i choose criminology as my major?

i want to know how it would change my lifestyle #criminology #forensics #college-major #college...

#academic-advising

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Active Dec 01 at 07:04 PM

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Posted by Maria E.’s Avatar Maria E.
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Paul Goetzinger MPA College Advisor | Academic/College Advising Assistance Hi Maria:Having previously been in law enforcement I can tell you ...

What colleges would be best for a major in forensic science?

I'm a 9th grader who is very interested in criminology and forensic science. I was wondering where would be best to go to pursue careers in that pertain to these topics. #college #forensic-science...

#criminology

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Paul Goetzinger MPA College Advisor’s Avatar
Active Dec 01 at 06:49 PM

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Posted by Nora C.’s Avatar Nora C.
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Paul Goetzinger MPA College Advisor | Academic/College Advising Assistance Hi Nora: Each year a list of the best colleges in ...

What education and training do I need to be a criminal psychologist?

I've always been fascinated by the minds of murderers and criminals and it's my dream job to work with them and be a criminal psychologist. I'm in high school, and I want to start looking at the best colleges to study criminal psychology at early-ish. #criminal-psychology #criminology...

#psychology

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Active Apr 16 at 04:03 PM

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Posted by Ruby K.’s Avatar Ruby K.

I currently have my honours degree in Sociology. What additional subjects I should take to pursue juvenile justice?

I currently have my honours degree in Sociology. To be a juvenile justice officer, I do understand that you need a degree in criminology and would like to know what additional subjects I should take to pursue that. I love working with the youth and trying to make a change in society, hence my...

#juvenile-justice #sociology #juvenile-delinquency #criminology #case-management

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Dr. Ray Finn’s Avatar
Active Sep 24 at 02:21 AM

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Posted by Sadrunisa K.’s Avatar Sadrunisa K.
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Dr. Ray Finn | Mental Health Care Professional Dear Sadrunisa,As a psychologist I used to evaluate juvenile offenders and ...

What's the best college for majoring in criminology?

i am asking this question because i want to go to the best school so i know everything i need to know to become a cop. #criminology #law-enforcement...

#college-selection

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Gary Stevens’s Avatar Rachel Chace’s Avatar Kim Igleheart’s Avatar J
Active Apr 04 at 05:51 PM

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Posted by cheyenne C.’s Avatar cheyenne C.
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Gary Stevens | Probation & Parole at Vermont Department of Corrections Morning Cheyenne! The college you attend would really depend on your ...

Is there any challenging that any FBI agent faces ?

I want to know are there any challenges any FBI agent faces when they are on duty? Are there emotional times when they see things happen from someone they don't even know? Is there tension between 2 FBI agents or them having tension with someone else? #fbi-agent #criminal-justice...

#criminal-investigations #criminology

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Kim Igleheart’s Avatar Thomas Williams, SCERS’s Avatar
Active Oct 07 at 04:32 PM

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Posted by Diamond D.’s Avatar Diamond D.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Hi Diamond, I'm going to attempt to answer all of your ...

How hard is it to have two Majors that are completely different from each other?

Would it be very hard to major in two fields that have nothing to do with each other, for example Biology and Criminal Justice? And if you did something similar what are some habits or tips you wish you knew beforehand. #criminal-justice #criminology #biology...

#fbi

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Nicholas Clark’s Avatar
Active Sep 12 '17 at 11:05 PM

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Posted by Eunice M.’s Avatar Eunice M.
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Nicholas Clark | Bioprocess Development Scientist at Algaeon, Inc. Hello Eunice, It will be tough. I myself pursued four majors ...

Is criminology useful to be a criminal lawyer/prosecutor ?

I consider to be a prosecutor when I grow up, I am very interested in Psychology and criminals etc... So I wanted to major in Criminilogy in college but I ask a relative and she said that I can't take criminology to be a prosecutor. Is she wrong? I hope so... #law #criminology #prosecutor...

#career-details #lawyer

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Jyoti Rao, MS’s Avatar Kim Igleheart’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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Jyoti Rao, MS | Career Services Specialist Hi Camille, great question. Criminology is a great course to take ...

I want to work at the Behavioral Analysis Unit of the FBI but I have many questions.

Prepare yourself, I'm a talkative and curious kid. I'm interested in psychology, human behavior, criminology, criminal justice, and criminal profiling basically I want to get into the criminal's minds and make a profile about them and help the police catch them. But I already know that it's...

#bau #psychology #federal-agent #criminal-profiling #career-details #fbi #criminology

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Daniela Silva’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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Daniela Silva | Educational Writer- New Heights Educational Group Hi Camille!! Let´s answer your questions: - To join the FBI's ...

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 ...

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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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 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 ...

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 career would I need to study if i'm interested in the study of the criminal brain?

I'm asking this because on TV I've seen many shows about people who study the criminal brain and they study how criminals think. This seems very interesting to me but I don't know where to get started. #psychology #law #criminology...

#behavioral-health

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Gary Stephen Petito’s Avatar Paul V. Suppicich, Esq.’s Avatar Breanna Gentile’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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Gary Stephen Petito | Career Guru Hi...good question. I would suggest Psychology, Sociology, Criminology or Criminal Justice ...

What does a regular work day of forensic scientists consist of?

I want to know how often I will be preforming experiments, collecting data, analyzing data, or collaborating with a team so that I know that it is the best fit for me. #science #biology #chemistry #criminology #laboratory #crime-scene-investigator #forensic-science...

#teamwork

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Kanani Thompson’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:46 PM

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Posted by Miranda R.’s Avatar Miranda R.
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Kanani Thompson | Graduate Research Assistant at Loyola University Chicago I think that one of the problems with answering this question ...

Are there only certain forensic scientists that are asked to go crime scenes to investigate and gather data?

I am physically disabled and I enjoy and prefer working in lab settings. I wouldn't be comfortable with going to crime scenes and having to be extra careful with my steps or worrying about how I will help gather evidence if I have to squat or be in positions that are difficult for me to get in....

#detective #biology #science #forensic-science #laboratory #chemistry #crime-scene-investigator #criminology

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:46 PM

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Posted by Miranda R.’s Avatar Miranda R.
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Kayla Heesh | Graduate from Clayton State University Most Forensics scientists do not actually go to the scene. This ...

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