How many people work in the criminal justice industy?

Answer According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, as of 2008, over 3 million people were employed within the criminal justice industry in the United States. Positions include police officers, detectives... Read More »

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How Does Counseling Work in the Criminal Justice System?

Counseling is an important part of the criminal justice system both as part of a pretrial condition to get a case dismissed and as part of probation following a criminal conviction. It is also use... Read More »

Can you work on criminal justice even if you did not register with selective service?

Yes, but having a degree does not guarantee it. If you enlist into the military with a degree, you could be selected for OCS, but you could also be passed up for it. No one joins as an officer exce... Read More »

Can you work for the department of children's services in Tennessee with a criminal justice degree?

A bachelor's degree in criminal justice with a concentration in social services is sufficient education to pursue an entry-level career in child services in Tennessee. However, a license in social ... Read More »

Will a criminal record stop me from getting a job in criminal justice?

Depending on the nature of the offense and the particular position, a criminal record may not disqualify you from a job in the criminal justice system. For example, a speeding ticket will not disqu... Read More »