Law Enforcement Career

What Stands between You and a Law Enforcement Career?

You have applied for the law enforcement position you have been waiting for. You have been determined as “Meets the minimum qualifications” and you have taken the police written entrance exam, which you passed, it was graded pass/fail which many are. Now you are given...

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Best Colleges for Criminal Justice

Best Colleges for Criminal Justice

Many colleges offer Criminal Justice programs, so how do you pick “The Best College”? Each college program is unique, whether it’s a brick and mortar school or an online program. “The Best College” is a program where the faculty comes from the area of Criminal Justice...

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Police Graduation

10 Tips for a Successful Law Enforcement Career

10 TIPS FOR A SUCCESSFUL LAW ENFORCEMENT CAREER What Every Police Supervisor Wants Their Officers to Know Guest Post by Sgt. Gary Apperson (ret) Anchorage Police Dept., MSCJ Currently an adjunct professor for the University of Wisconsin-Platteville teaching...

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FORENSIC SCIENCE CAREERS

FORENSIC SCIENCE CAREERS

FORENSIC SCIENCE CAREERS By Betty Layne DesPortes, Chair of the Forensic Sciences Foundation, Inc The term “forensic science” refers to any science used in a court of law. Forensic science is a vital part of the civil and criminal justice systems and is used to assist...

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Court Bailiff

What is Criminal Justice?

When people ask What is Criminal Justice they are actually referring to 3 individual parts that make up the Criminal Justice System. The first is part is law enforcement including local, state, and federal. Law enforcement is the first element of What is Criminal...

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Police Academy Classroom

Should You Attend Police Academy on Your Own?

In many states you have the ability to enroll in the State Certified Police Academy as an "Open Enrollee" meaning you are attending on your own, not being "Sponsored" by a police department. There are many regional police academies that train new officers for a...

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