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Careers in Criminal Justice

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Careers in Criminal Justice

Examples of Jobs in Law Enforcement:

  • City Police Officer (includes K-9 Unit, Traffic, Missing Persons, Vice Squad, Homicide Detective, School Resource Officer, etc.)
  • Game and Fish Officer 
  • Federal Special Agent (includes FBI, DEA, ATF, CIA, U.S. Marshal Service, Secret Service, etc.)
  • County Sheriff
  • State Trooper
  • Crime Scene Investigator
  • Fire Marshal
  • Retail Loss Prevention Specialist
  • Dispatcher
  • Postal Inspector
  • Sky Marshal

Examples of Jobs in the Court System

  • Prosecutor
  • Defense Attorney
  • Paralegal
  • Court Adminstrator
  • Court Recorder
  • Judge
  • Victim/Witness Advocate
  • Mediation Specialist
  • Bailiff

Examples of Jobs in Corrections

  • Correctional Officer
  • Case Worker
  • Probation Officer
  • Parole Officer
  • Classification Officer
  • Education Coordinator
  • Substance Abuse Counselor
  • Correctional Counselor
  • Prison Industries Supervisor
  • Teacher
  • Vocational Trades Supervisor

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