Career opportunities encompass the whole spectrum of the criminal justice system and are available at local, county, state and federal agencies as well as private agencies, companies and corporations. Some positions will require additional training and/or education.

Corrections
Community Based Corrections Administrator
Correctional Counselor/Caseworker
Correctional Administrator
Correctional Program Volunteer Administrator
Juvenile Corrections Institution Officer
Parole Officer
Prisoner-Classification Interviewer/Caseworker
Warden

Courts/Law
Attorney (Defense, Prosecuting, Private)
Bailiff
Court Administrator
Drug Court Coordinator
Investigator for an Attorney General's Office
Investigator for a Prosecutor's Office
Investigator for a Public Defender's Office
Paralegal/Legal Assistant
Pretrial Diversion Program Administrator
Pretrial Services Officer
Probation Officer (Juvenile/Adult)

Juvenile Services
Child Protection Service Worker
Group Home Worker
Juvenile Care Specialist
Juvenile Counselor
Juvenile Diversion Specialist
Juvenile Services Coordinator/Administrator
Youth Treatment Specialist

Law Enforcement - Local/State
Campus Police Officer
Deputy Sheriff
Fish and Game Officer
Highway Patrol Officer
Police Detective/Investigator
Police Officer
Police Chief
Sheriff

Law Enforcement -Federal
Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Agent
Border Patrol Agent
Customs and Border Protection Officer
Drug Enforcement Agent
Federal Air Marshal
Federal Bureau of Investigation Agent
Fish and Wildlife Agent
Immigration Enforcement Agent
Deportation Officer
Military Police
Military Intelligence Officer
Park Police
Postal Service Inspector
Secret Service Agent
United States Marshal

Private Security (retail, commercial, institutional)
Assets Protection Manager
Bank Fraud Investigator
Credit Investigator
Insurance Investigator
Loss Prevention Specialist
Private Investigator
Private Security Officer
Railroad Security Officer
Security Administrator/Manager

Regulatory Agencies - Local/State
Child Support Enforcement Worker
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Investigator
Fire Marshal
Insurance Investigator
Welfare Fraud Investigator

Regulatory Agencies - Federal
Investigator for Environmental Protection Agency
Investigator for Inspector General (USDA)
Securities and Exchange Commission Investigator
Immigration and Customs Enforcement Investigator
Internal Revenue Service Investigator
Railroad Inspector

Research/Education
Legislative Assistant
Research and Planning Specialist
Research Analyst/Statistician
College Professor or Instructor

Victims Services
Crime Prevention Coordinator
Crisis Center Coordinator
Crisis Center Counselor
Domestic Violence Advocate/Counselor
Victim Services Coordinator
Victim/Witness Services Specialist

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