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Guide to Careers in Criminal Justice

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ISBN-10: 0534522785

ISBN-13: 9780534522780

Edition: 2nd 2003

Authors: Wadsworth

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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!
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Book details

List price: $94.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 9/27/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 96
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.330
Language: English

Introduction
The Criminal Justice System
Law Enforcement
The Courts
Corrections
Careers in Law Enforcement
Industry Conditions and Employment Statistics
Introduction
General Law Enforcement Statistics
Federal Law Enforcement Statistics
State and Local Law Enforcement Statistics
Changing Education Requirements
New Trends in Law Enforcement
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Women and Diversity in Law Enforcement
The Jobs
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives Special Agent
Canine Enforcement Officer
Drug Enforcement Administration Special Agent
Federal Air Marshal
Federal Bureau of Investigation Agent
Federal Police Officer
Fish and Wildlife Special Agent
Industry Operations Investigator
Intelligence Specialist
Internal Revenue Services Special Agent
Municipal Police Officer
Postal Inspector
Private Detective/Investigator
Private Security Guard
Sheriff
Highway Patrol Officer/State Trooper
United States Border Patrol Agent
United States Capitol Police Officer
United States Customs Investigator
United States Customs Service Inspector
United States Immigration Deportation Officer
United States Immigration Inspector
United States Import Specialist
United States Marshal
United States Park Police
United States Secret Service Physical Security Specialist
United States Secret Service Special Agent
United States Secret Service Uniformed Officer
Careers in the Courts
Industry Conditions and Employment Statistics
Introduction
Employment Outlook for Attorneys
Trends in Graduate Employment - 1985-2004
Jobs for New Law Graduates - Trends for 1994-2004
Employment Outlook for Judges
Employment Outlook for Paralegals
The Jobs
Attorney
Court Administrator
Court Reporter
Judge/Magistrate
Paralegal
Pretrial Services Officer
Careers in Corrections
Industry Conditions and Employment Statistics
Introduction
Expenditure and Employment Statistics
Parole and Probation
The Jobs
Correctional Officer
Correctional Treatment Specialist
Parole Officer
Probation Officer
Social Worker
Warden
Research and Applying for Jobs
Introduction
Networking
The Value of Internships
Finding an Internship
Internet Research
Criminal Justice Employment Web Sites
Resumes and Cover Letters
Resumes
Cover Letters
Sample Resumes
Sample Cover Letter
Sample Follow-Up Letter