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ALL TOPICS TAGGED: Criminal Justice

June 18, 2018

How Social Media is Changing Emergency Response

When a shooter opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, the idea of another school shooting was horrifying to most Americans. To emergency medical services personnel, though, the incident marked a profound shift in their approach to their response to active shooters and other emergencies. The channel: social media.

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.
 

August 2, 2017

5 Career Choices for Your Criminal Justice Degree

Criminal justice professionals can still create positive change for their communities by using their degree and experience to serve and excel in other positions. Whether you are currently employed in an area of criminal justice or are considering a career in the field, here are some career options, as well as their educational requirements.
 

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.