- Faculty & Staff
The opportunities for a career in law enforcement extend far beyond simply being a police officer. A listing of career options follows, but this is by no means exhaustive.
Border Patrol Agent
Insurance Fraud Investigator
Campus Police Officer
Crime Prevention Specialist
Loss Prevention Officer
Military Police Officer
Deputy U.S. Marshal
Drug Enforcement Agent
FBI Special Agent
Federal Agency Investigator
Secret Service Agent
Highway Patrol Officer
Related Web Sites
Careers in Law Enforcement
At this Web site you can find information about available law enforcement jobs across the country. The site also provides information about the hiring process.
This site provides extensive job listings at the federal, state, and local level.
Department of Justice Job Search
Search for career opportunities with the U.S. Department of Justice and its offices, boards, and divisions, including the Bureau of Prisons, Drug Enforcement Administration, Immigration and Naturalization Service, Office of the Inspector General, Office of Justice Programs, United States Attorney Offices, and United States Marshals Service
Fraternal Order of Police (FOP)
The Fraternal Order of Police is the world's largest organization of sworn law enforcement officers, with more than 2,000 lodges and 294,000 members.
International Association of Chiefs of Police
The International Association of Chiefs of Police is the world’s oldest and largest nonprofit membership organization of police executives, with over 19,000 members in over 100 different countries.
The courts provide an important aspect of the criminal justice system, and offer a wide range of career options, including
Clerk of Court
Public Information Officer
Jury Assignment Commissioner
Trial Court Administrator
Related Web Sites
The National Association of Drug Court Professionals
The National Association of Drug Court Professionals seeks to reduce substance abuse, crime and recidivism by promoting and advocating for the establishment and funding of Drug Courts and providing for collection and dissemination of information, technical assistance, and mutual support to association members.
National District Attorneys Association
The National District Attorneys Association was created to be the voice of America's prosecutors and to support their efforts to protect the rights and safety of the people.
Within the corrections system, a legion of workers maintains security and discipline within institutions, and provides myriad services in institutions and community-based programs.
Activity Therapy Administrator
Mental Health Clinician
Prison Industries Superintendent
Chemical Dependency Manager
Child Care Worker
Children’s Services Counselor
Client Service Coordinator
Clinical Social Worker
Community Liaison Officer
Sex Offender Therapist
Drug Court Coordinator
Substance Abuse Counselor
Fugitive Apprehension Officer
Home Detention Supervisor
Human Services Counselor
Warden or Superintendent
Job Placement Officer
Youth Service Worker/Coordinator
Juvenile Detention Officer
Juvenile Probation Officer
Related Web Sites
American Correctional Association
The American Correctional Association is a multi-disciplinary organization of professionals representing all facets of corrections and criminal justice.
American Probation and Parole Association
The American Probation and Parole Association is an international association composed of individuals actively involved with probation, parole and community-based corrections.
Visit this site for listings of open positions in all areas of government and criminal justice.
International Corrections and Prisons Association
The International Corrections and Prisons Association provides a forum for criminal justice professionals to join in a dialogue and to share ideas and practices aimed at advancing professional corrections.
The people who train others are an important cog in the wheel of the criminal justice system. Some careers include:
Community College, College, or University Lecturer or Professor
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