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Get information on a wide variety of career paths, including requirements, salaries, training, contact information for key agencies, and employment outlooks with this handy guide compiled by Caridad Sanchez-Leguelinel of John Jay College of Criminal Justice.
Table of Contents
|The Criminal Justice System||p. 1|
|Law Enforcement||p. 2|
|The Courts||p. 4|
|Careers in Law Enforcement||p. 7|
|Industry Conditions and Employment Statistics||p. 7|
|General Law Enforcement Statistics||p. 7|
|Federal Law Enforcement Statistics||p. 8|
|State and Local Law Enforcement Statistics||p. 8|
|Changing Education Requirements||p. 10|
|New Trends in Law Enforcement||p. 10|
|U.S. Department of Homeland Security||p. 10|
|Women and Diversity in Law Enforcement||p. 15|
|The Jobs||p. 18|
|Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives Special Agent||p. 18|
|Canine Enforcement Officer||p. 19|
|Drug Enforcement Administration Special Agent||p. 20|
|Federal Air Marshal||p. 21|
|Federal Bureau of Investigation Agent||p. 23|
|Federal Police Officer||p. 25|
|Fish and Wildlife Special Agent||p. 26|
|Industry Operations Investigator||p. 27|
|Intelligence Specialist||p. 28|
|Internal Revenue Services Special Agent||p. 30|
|Municipal Police Officer||p. 32|
|Postal Inspector||p. 33|
|Private Detective/Investigator||p. 34|
|Private Security Guard||p. 35|
|Highway Patrol Officer/State Trooper||p. 37|
|United States Border Patrol Agent||p. 39|
|United States Capitol Police Officer||p. 40|
|United States Customs Investigator||p. 41|
|United States Customs Service Inspector||p. 42|
|United States Immigration Deportation Officer||p. 44|
|United States Immigration Inspector||p. 45|
|United States Import Specialist||p. 46|
|United States Marshal||p. 47|
|United States Park Police||p. 48|
|United States Secret Service Physical Security Specialist||p. 50|
|United States Secret Service Special Agent||p. 51|
|United States Secret Service Uniformed Officer||p. 53|
|Careers in the Courts||p. 57|
|Industry Conditions and Employment Statistics||p. 57|
|Employment Outlook for Attorneys||p. 57|
|Trends in Graduate Employment - 1985-2004||p. 58|
|Jobs for New Law Graduates - Trends for 1994-2004||p. 59|
|Employment Outlook for Judges||p. 61|
|Employment Outlook for Paralegals||p. 62|
|The Jobs||p. 63|
|Court Administrator||p. 65|
|Court Reporter||p. 66|
|Pretrial Services Officer||p. 71|
|Careers in Corrections||p. 73|
|Industry Conditions and Employment Statistics||p. 73|
|Expenditure and Employment Statistics||p. 75|
|Parole and Probation||p. 76|
|The Jobs||p. 77|
|Correctional Officer||p. 77|
|Correctional Treatment Specialist||p. 80|
|Parole Officer||p. 82|
|Probation Officer||p. 83|
|Social Worker||p. 85|
|Research and Applying for Jobs||p. 89|
|The Value of Internships||p. 92|
|Finding an Internship||p. 92|
|Internet Research||p. 93|
|Criminal Justice Employment Web Sites||p. 94|
|Resumes and Cover Letters||p. 96|
|Cover Letters||p. 97|
|Sample Resumes||p. 99|
|Sample Cover Letter||p. 101|
|Sample Follow-Up Letter||p. 102|
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