5 Potential Careers for Students Interested in Criminal Justice


The study of criminal justice in the United States is relatively young, and until the mid-twentieth century, the focus of such study primarily involved policing. Becoming a police officer, agent or lawyer are a few obvious choices for students interested in the field of criminal justice, but they are not the only ones. The criminal justice system encompasses agencies and organizations at the federal, state and local level -- as well as in private industry -- and opportunities are varied. Five careers you may be interested in exploring are outlined below.

1. Forensic Science Technician, Crime Scene Investigator

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