S.W.A.T., Police, Detectives, Homeland Security, Highway Patrol, Correctional Officers, and Crime Scene Investigators, among others.
As a SWAT Team member in law enforcement, every day is new and different. From highway patrol to solving mysterious crimes, police work is exciting, unique and fun. No other job compares.
Criminal justice is much more than cops & robbers.. You can work as a paralegal, forensics scientist, or even a secretary.
$54,410 was the median yearly salary for police and sheriff's patrol officers in May 2008. Captains and officers make up to $85,000 per year. The highest 10% of detective supervisors earned $114,300.* Entry-level salaries will vary.
*U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos160.htm
Accelerated degree programs are available online. It's the quickest way to get your criminal justice education.
Police employers look for honesty, desire to help others, good judgment, communication skills, as well as good vision, hearing, strength and agility.
You can speed up your training by getting your Criminal Justice degree online. You don't have to commute to school . it's all online. Plus, there are also no costs for .room & board.. It's simple to apply, and many online programs can be completed at home within 12-24 months.
Don't miss out on financial aid opportunities that could allow you to get your education for a lot less. In 2010, over $116 billion in federal funds will help students pay for their education.*** If you can't afford school, help may be available to those who qualify.
***U.S. Department of Education, http://www2.ed.gov/finaid/landing.jhtml
Plus, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, .Many agencies pay all or part of the tuition for officers to work toward degrees in criminal justice . and pay higher salaries to those who earn one of those degrees..*