Guide to Careers in Criminal Justice, 2nd

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  • Edition: 2nd
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  • Copyright: 2002-09-27
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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This concise 60-page booklet provides a brief introduction to the exciting and diverse field of criminal justice. Learn about opportunities in law enforcement, courts, and corrections--and how to get those jobs. FREE when packaged with this text!

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
The Criminal Justice Systemp. 1
Law Enforcementp. 2
The Courtsp. 4
Correctionsp. 5
Careers in Law Enforcementp. 7
Industry Conditions and Employment Statisticsp. 7
Introductionp. 7
General Law Enforcement Statisticsp. 7
Federal Law Enforcement Statisticsp. 8
State and Local Law Enforcement Statisticsp. 8
Changing Education Requirementsp. 10
New Trends in Law Enforcementp. 10
U.S. Department of Homeland Securityp. 10
Women and Diversity in Law Enforcementp. 15
The Jobsp. 18
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives Special Agentp. 18
Canine Enforcement Officerp. 19
Drug Enforcement Administration Special Agentp. 20
Federal Air Marshalp. 21
Federal Bureau of Investigation Agentp. 23
Federal Police Officerp. 25
Fish and Wildlife Special Agentp. 26
Industry Operations Investigatorp. 27
Intelligence Specialistp. 28
Internal Revenue Services Special Agentp. 30
Municipal Police Officerp. 32
Postal Inspectorp. 33
Private Detective/Investigatorp. 34
Private Security Guardp. 35
Sheriffp. 36
Highway Patrol Officer/State Trooperp. 37
United States Border Patrol Agentp. 39
United States Capitol Police Officerp. 40
United States Customs Investigatorp. 41
United States Customs Service Inspectorp. 42
United States Immigration Deportation Officerp. 44
United States Immigration Inspectorp. 45
United States Import Specialistp. 46
United States Marshalp. 47
United States Park Policep. 48
United States Secret Service Physical Security Specialistp. 50
United States Secret Service Special Agentp. 51
United States Secret Service Uniformed Officerp. 53
Careers in the Courtsp. 57
Industry Conditions and Employment Statisticsp. 57
Introductionp. 57
Employment Outlook for Attorneysp. 57
Trends in Graduate Employment - 1985-2004p. 58
Jobs for New Law Graduates - Trends for 1994-2004p. 59
Employment Outlook for Judgesp. 61
Employment Outlook for Paralegalsp. 62
The Jobsp. 63
Attorneyp. 63
Court Administratorp. 65
Court Reporterp. 66
Judge/Magistratep. 68
Paralegalp. 70
Pretrial Services Officerp. 71
Careers in Correctionsp. 73
Industry Conditions and Employment Statisticsp. 73
Introductionp. 73
Expenditure and Employment Statisticsp. 75
Parole and Probationp. 76
The Jobsp. 77
Correctional Officerp. 77
Correctional Treatment Specialistp. 80
Parole Officerp. 82
Probation Officerp. 83
Social Workerp. 85
Wardenp. 86
Research and Applying for Jobsp. 89
Introductionp. 89
Networkingp. 89
The Value of Internshipsp. 92
Finding an Internshipp. 92
Internet Researchp. 93
Criminal Justice Employment Web Sitesp. 94
Resumes and Cover Lettersp. 96
Resumesp. 96
Cover Lettersp. 97
Sample Resumesp. 99
Sample Cover Letterp. 101
Sample Follow-Up Letterp. 102
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