Police, fire and ambulance dispatchers handle incoming calls and dispatch the appropriate responders to the scene of emergencies.
Friday, Oct 28 2011 02:00 PM
Cargo and freight agents help manage incoming and outgoing shipments in trucking, airline or train terminals or on shipping docks. Click "play" to watch career video.
Thursday, Dec 16 2010 04:20 PM
Probation officers monitor individuals convicted of crimes who receive probation instead of prison sentences, with a goal of keeping them from reoffending. Click "play" to watch probation officer video.
Wednesday, Sep 08 2010 03:06 PM
Police patrol officers protect lives by enforcing laws, issuing citations and arresting offenders. They patrol on foot, bicycle, horseback and in vehicles. Click "play" to watch police patrol officers video.
Tuesday, Sep 07 2010 03:00 PM
First-line supervisors of police and detectives are responsible for overseeing and coordinating the activities of police force members. Click "play" to watch police supervisors career video.
Tuesday, Sep 07 2010 10:39 AM
Private detectives and investigators collect and analyze facts to assist individuals and businesses seeking legal, financial or personal information.
Tuesday, Sep 07 2010 09:54 AM
Customs inspectors check goods and merchandise arriving in the United States from other countries to ensure there are no violations of customs laws and regulations.
Monday, Aug 23 2010 09:16 AM
Explore Top Criminal Justice Careers
Careers in criminal justice include corrections, customs, forensics, police work and public safety. The vast majority of opportunities in this field involve working for the government, so jobs are generally secure and benefits are good. Police officer, corrections officer, customs officer and similar criminal justice careers typically require a certificate from a vocational school or an associate’s degree from a community college. Forensic specialists and detectives usually earn bachelor’s degrees. A graduate degree is only necessary if you want to rise to top positions (such as chief of police) or teach criminal justice courses at the university level.