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NCJ Number: 42331 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: CAREERS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Contact, Inc
United States of America
Date Published: Unknown
Page Count: 129
Sponsoring Agency: Contact, Inc
Lincoln, NE 68501
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Type: Directory
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS PACKET, PREPARED BY THE ACA (AMERICAN CORRECTIONAL ASSOCIATION) CONTACT CENTER, CONTAINS INFORMATION ABOUT POSSIBLE CAREER OPPORTUNITIES IN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE FIELD AS WELL AS RELEVANT EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS.
Abstract: THE PACKET IS DIVIDED INTO FOUR SECTIONS. THE INTRODUCTORY SECTION CONTAINS GENERAL INFORMATION ON THE ACA CONTACT CENTER, THE NATIONAL ADVISORY COMMISSION ON CRIMINAL JUSTICE STANDARDS AND GOALS, THE ACA COMMISSION ON ACCREDITATION FOR CORRECTIONS, AND THE NATIONAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFERENCE SERVICE. THE CAREER OPPORTUNITIES SECTION CONTAINS INFORMATION ABOUT PROGRAMS AND PUBLICATIONS TO ASSIST IN LOCATING EMPLOYMENT. THE THIRD SECTION CONTAINS ABSTRACTS ON PROGRAMS, ACTIVITIES, AND INDIVIDUAL RESOURCES RELATED TO EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE. THE FOURTH SECTION OF MATERIAL CONTAINS ABSTRACTS DESCRIBING VARIOUS PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS WHICH MAY BE ABLE TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION REGARDING CAREERS IN THE FIELD. A LISTING OF THE STATE DEPARTMENTS OF CORRECTIONS, THE PROBATION DEPARTMENTS, AND THE STATE PLANNING AGENCIES IN ALL 50 STATES IS INCLUDED TO ASSIST IN GATHERING MORE DETAILED INFORMATION. AN ADDENDUM CONTAINS AN ABSTRACT DESCRIBING THE NATIONAL EMPLOYMENT LISTING SERVICE FOR THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM, AND INFORMATION ABOUT AN M.A. DEGREE PROGRAM FOR U.S. PROBATION OFFICERS AS WELL AS CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AS A PARALEGAL.(AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED)...EB
Index Term(s): Career development; Education; Employment services; Law enforcement; Programs; Public information
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