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ALL TOPICS TAGGED: Criminal Justice

July 22, 2019

Life After Law Enforcement: Career Options for Former Police Officers

Although many law enforcement officers spend their entire careers working in the field, just as many move on to different careers. The wide range of skills developed while working in law enforcement, including leadership, interpersonal communication, critical thinking and problem-solving, lend themselves to many different fields. If you are thinking about life after law enforcement and what you might want to do, it’s worth considering the following career options.

May 10, 2019

10 Career Choices for Your Criminal Justice Degree

Seasoned criminal justice professionals understand that their job opportunities reach beyond a career as a police officer. They can create positive change for their communities by using their degree and experience to serve and excel in many different positions. Whether you are currently employed in the field or are considering a career change, here are some options for careers with a criminal justice degree, as well as their educational requirements.

April 25, 2019

Addressing Threats to U.S. Borders and Cybersecurity [Webinar]

Two of the nation’s top critical infrastructures, information technology and customs and border security, are top of mind for many Americans. Among the hottest topics involving these infrastructures are the threats facing the U.S. cybersecurity network and the country’s border patrol. From drug and human smuggling to cyberattacks to terrorist travel, the nation’s digital network and physical borders are dealing with unprecedented issues. What can those in law enforcement do to serve and protect the citizenry?

December 8, 2017

Criminal Justice Degrees: Writing Skills Are Important

Usually, when we think about the skills required for a career in criminal justice, writing doesn’t always top the list. Rather, we consider knowledge of subjects like law and criminal behavior to be significantly more important. skills are a key aspect to being successful in criminal justice fields like law enforcement, in large part because most of the jobs in this field are within large bureaucracies that rely heavily on written documents as a form of communication.

 

November 7, 2017

The Spirit of a First Responder

In times of chaos and every day on the job, first responders are heroes who keep our communities safe, calm and protected from harm. Being a first responder takes a special kind of person. Here are the characteristics we see in the firefighters, police officers, emergency management and paramedics that we have the honor of educating every day at CSU.

August 16, 2017

Student Stories: Neil Fetner

Sept. 11, 2001 is a day that Americans remember as a time of tragedy and sorrow. It was also a time for unity, patriotism and brotherhood, when many Americans felt called to serve after the terrorist attacks. Neil Fetner is one of those Americans.
 

July 25, 2017

What Safety & Emergency Services Career Field Should You Pick? [Flowchart]

With so many career opportunities in the safety and emergency services industries, it may be hard to narrow down the options. This flow chart will help you decide the best career for you based on your wants and needs.