This set of biographies of Criminal Justice professionals helps students and professors answer the often-asked question, “What can I do with a degree in Criminal Justice?”
The text provides meaningful answers to a specific, targeted audience — typical students who are taking their first criminal justice course. The biographies are organized by various sub-fields and include discussions of what can be done with a B.A., M.A., Ph.D., or a combination of degrees.
1. Introducing the Idea of Careers in Criminal Justice.
II. CHARACTER PROFILES.
2. Chief of Police.
3. State's Attorney.
4. Small Town Police Officer.
5. Federal Bureau of Investigation.
6. Prison Warden.
7. The Coroner.
8. State Police Trooper.
9. State Probation and Parole Board.
10. Circuit Court Judge.
11. Police Department—Civilian Administrator.
12. Forensic Anthropology.
13. Correctional Educator.
14. Crime Scene Investigator.
15. Federal Probation.
16. Violent Crimes Task Force.
17. City Police Officer.
18. County Sheriff.
19. County and Regional Commissioner.
20. Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms.
21. Foreign Service—State Department.
22. Drug Enforcement Administration.
23. Mitigation/Private Investigation.
24. U.S. Marshall.
25. Juvenile Justice.
26. Conclusion: Where Do We Go from Here?