Careers in Criminal Justice and Related Fields: From Internship to Promotion

Author: J. Scott Harr,Kären M. Hess

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495600326

Category: Social Science

Page: 368

View: 6373

This comprehensive text provides your students with the invaluable information they need to help them enter and succeed in the field of criminal justice from finding an internship to identifying the right criminal justice profession for them. Written by seasoned professionals, CAREERS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND RELATED FIELDS: FROM INTERNSHIP TO PROMOTION, 6E, guides students in developing job-search strategies: offering key information on internship requirements, professional conduct, resumes, interviews, and locating jobs. The text is also a highly effective resource to those already in the field who are interested in professional development, job change and promotional advancement. The new edition features expanded coverage of key topics such as disqualifiers for positions, new emergency-management jobs, internship opportunities, cover letter preparation, career decision-making tools, and interviewing. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Careers in Criminal Justice and Related Fields: From Internship to Promotion

Author: J. Scott Harr,Kären M. Hess

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1111782709

Category: Education

Page: 368

View: 7494

This comprehensive text provides your students with the invaluable information they need to help them enter and succeed in the field of criminal justice from finding an internship to identifying the right criminal justice profession for them. Written by seasoned professionals, CAREERS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND RELATED FIELDS: FROM INTERNSHIP TO PROMOTION, 6E, guides students in developing job-search strategies: offering key information on internship requirements, professional conduct, resumes, interviews, and locating jobs. The text is also a highly effective resource to those already in the field who are interested in professional development, job change and promotional advancement. The new edition features expanded coverage of key topics such as disqualifiers for positions, new emergency-management jobs, internship opportunities, cover letter preparation, career decision-making tools, and interviewing. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Careers in Criminal Justice and Related Fields: From Internship to Promotion

Author: J. Harr,Kären Hess

Publisher: Nelson Education

ISBN: 1111782709

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 368

View: 1300

This comprehensive text provides your students with the invaluable information they need to help them enter and succeed in the field of criminal justice from finding an internship to identifying the right criminal justice profession for them. Written by seasoned professionals, CAREERS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND RELATED FIELDS: FROM INTERNSHIP TO PROMOTION, 6E, guides students in developing job-search strategies: offering key information on internship requirements, professional conduct, resumes, interviews, and locating jobs. The text is also a highly effective resource to those already in the field who are interested in professional development, job change and promotional advancement. The new edition features expanded coverage of key topics such as disqualifiers for positions, new emergency-management jobs, internship opportunities, cover letter preparation, career decision-making tools, and interviewing. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Careers in Criminal Justice

Author: Coy H. Johnston

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1544316127

Category: Social Science

Page: 248

View: 5277

Careers in Criminal Justice, Second Edition prepares you to plan, pursue, and realize your career goals—from conception through the hiring process. Coy H. Johnston’s contemporary approach emphasizes self-reflection and pragmatism in the pursuit of self-fulfillment and professionalism. With coverage of over forty careers in policing, courts, corrections, and victim services, you receive a comprehensive overview of the most popular and growing careers in the field. Self-assessment tools enhance your self-awareness and steer you toward realistic and suitable careers in criminal justice. This easy-to-read guide is organized to prepare and encourage growth throughout your career. New to the Second Edition: A new chapter titled “Volunteering and Internship” (Chapter 9) guides you through the important process of early involvement in the field to create a more enticing resume. Three new “Guest Speaker” profiles offer you new perspectives and practical advice on a variety of careers and geographical areas. New career assessment tools are included to help you evaluate your compatibility with various careers in the criminal justice field. Expanded information about critical areas such as private prisons, careers in the judiciary, and resume building ensures that you are receiving a balanced introduction to criminal justice careers.

Ethical Dilemmas and Decisions in Criminal Justice

Author: Joycelyn M. Pollock

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305856589

Category: Education

Page: 512

View: 8026

Packed with current, real-world examples, ETHICAL DILEMMAS AND DECISIONS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE, 9th Edition offers comprehensive, balanced, and practical coverage of ethics across all three arms of the criminal justice system: the police, the courts, and corrections. Readers find coverage of the philosophical principles and theories that are the foundation of ethical decision-making, as well as the latest challenges and issues in criminal justice -- the militarization of the police, mass imprisonment, wrongful convictions, the misuse of power by elected officials and/or other public servants, and more. The text provides a wealth of hands-on exercises as well as such insightful features as In the News boxes spotlighting recent examples of misconduct. For those studying or contemplating a career in criminal justice, real-life cases and situations demonstrate the significance of ethics in today's criminal justice arena. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Women and Policing in America

Classic and Contemporary Readings

Author: Kimberly D. Hassell,Carol Archbold,Dorothy Moses Schulz

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law and Business

ISBN: 9781454802426

Category: Law

Page: 444

View: 447

Virtually unique in the field, Women and Policing in America deals with women as criminal justice professionals, rather than as victims or perpetrators. It is the only coursebook offering a diverse selection of peer-reviewed articles devoted to women in American policing. With comprehensive, accessible chapter introductions by co-authors who are among the most authoritative and respected professionals in the field, Women and Policing in America will become a foundational text for this rapidly growing area of research, college study and employment. Hallmark features of Women and Policing in America: Foundational, peer-reviewed articles on provocative topics, including: Tribal policing. Minority female officers. Lesbian officers. Police women in administrative roles. Affirmative action, unions, and female police employment. Use of force. Gender and stress. Diverse readings cover the chronology of and context for: Issues spanning the entire arc of a female police officer's career. Developments affecting women in American policing. History of women in policing--from the first police matrons to today's female police chiefs. Comprehensive, accessible chapter introductions by authoritative co-authors place readings in context. Challenging, engaging overviews of each topic. Extensive reference lists, suggested readings, and areas for future research. Chapter 1. The History of Women in Policing Chapter 2. Hiring, Training, Retention, and Promotion Chapter 3 The Police Role and the Acceptance of Women in Policing Chapter 4. Workplace Experiences of Women in Policing Chapter 5. Police Practices: Women on Patrol Chapter 6. The Future of Women in Policing

Great Jobs for Criminal Justice Majors

Author: Stephen Lambert,Debra Regan

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071395748

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

View: 5422

Great Jobs for Criminal Justice Majors helps students explore career options within their field of study. Every aspect of the job-search process is covered, including assessing talents and skills, exploring options, making a smooth transition from college to career, conducting an effective job search, and landing the job. The book is filled with a variety of career choices.

Criminal Justice Internships

Theory Into Practice

Author: Gary R. Gordon,R. Bruce McBride

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1437735029

Category: Political Science

Page: 193

View: 1596

Criminal Justice Internships: Theory Into Practice guides the student, instructor, and internship site supervisor through the entire internship process, offering advice and information for use at the internship site as well as pre-planning and assessment activities. Students learn basics such as choosing an internship site at either a public agency or a private firm, résumé writing techniques, interviewing skills, and the importance of setting and developing goals and assessing progress. It also serves as a reference tool for professors and supervisory personnel who assist and supervise the student during the experience. Chapters end with practical exercises, such as: preparing for your internship; thinking about your internship placement; planning your internship; your role as an intern; thinking about your internship; political, economic and legal factors at your site; assessing your internship. Includes sample resumes, cover letters, and more. Maintains an important focus on ethics in the workplace through all phases of the internship experience.

The Evidence-Based Internship

A Field Manual

Author: Barbara Thomlison,Kevin J. Corcoran

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0195323505

Category: Law

Page: 441

View: 3566

This book is intended for use in any professional program that has a practicum or internship. Chief among those are social work, criminal justice, psychology, and even psychiatry. In addition, the book is a supplementary text for field seminars, practice methods courses, or any course introducing students to the helping process. The primary purpose of the book is to offer students an overview of the knowledge and skills needed to become competent and confident professional practitioners. The evidence-based framework of the book will teach students to apply science to real-life problems in the practicum or internship. The authors identify best practices for positive client outcomes and for a successful student practicum or internship experience by selecting essential knowledge and skills for learning. The book is a resource guide with applied learning activities to assist students during the field experience.

Constitutional Law and the Criminal Justice System

Author: J. Scott Harr,Kären M. Hess,Christine H. Orthmann,Jonathon Kingsbury

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305966465

Category: Education

Page: 528

View: 5304

Unrivaled in its simplicity and skill-building pedagogy, Harr, Hess, Orthmann, and Kingsbury's text thoroughly explains the complexities of the U.S. Constitution and the criminal justice system. The text avoids legalese and is packed with real-world examples. Its pedagogical framework helps readers develop a solid understanding of key issues and concepts, and more than 200 plainly written, summarized cases introduce pertinent cases in a non-intimidating manner. The text devotes considerable time to the Fourth and Fifth Amendments, exploring their application to such issues as reasonable search and seizure, double jeopardy, and testifying against oneself. CONSTITUTIONAL LAW AND THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM, 7th Edition includes expanded discussions of the First and Second Amendments as well as cutting-edge coverage of immigration, terrorism and homeland security, electronic surveillance and the use of drones, use of force, and searches of cell phones and other digital evidence. What’s more, the MindTap that accompanies this text helps students practice and master techniques and key concepts while engaging them with career-based decision-making scenarios, visual summaries, and more. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Communication in Our Lives

Author: Julia T. Wood

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305949544

Category: Drama

Page: 50

View: 7688

COMMUNICATION IN OUR LIVES, 8th Edition, provides everything students need to strengthen their interpersonal, group, public speaking, and media literacy skills -- as well as demonstrates the value of communication in their personal and professional lives. Award-winning scholar Julia T. Wood combines the latest research and theory with hands-on skills development to help readers become more confident and effective communicators. In addition to its signature coverage of social and cultural diversity, the eighth edition includes an early emphasis on public speaking, expanded coverage of mass and social media, a new focus on health communication, and examples of the importance of effective communication in today's careers. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Criminal Justice Organizations: Administration and Management

Author: Stan Stojkovic,David Kalinich,John Klofas

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305177487

Category: Education

Page: 560

View: 6421

Providing cutting-edge coverage of modern management theory, CRIMINAL JUSTICE ORGANIZATIONS: ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT, 6th Edition, emphasizes the application of management techniques appropriate to each area of the criminal justice system. Known for its thoroughness, accessibility, and practicality, the book focuses on the both the hows and whys of management techniques, equipping readers with the skills, knowledge, and solid understanding they need to effectively deal with the management challenges they will face in their own careers. Completely current and relevant, this edition includes thoroughly updated research and statistics as well as coverage of such key topics as civil liability, political power, ethics, budgeting, employee rights, and more. Chapters begin with timely vignettes that immediately draw readers into management concepts and theory, while insight from actual Criminal Justice professionals is featured throughout the text. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Exploring and Understanding Careers in Criminal Justice

A Comprehensive Guide

Author: Matthew J. Sheridan,Raymond R. Rainville

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1442254319

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 272

View: 1078

This book explores the criminal justice career landscape by providing a glimpse into the different careers and advice on how to prepare to enter those career fields. This book includes personal profiles that exemplify real work in the criminal justice profession; written by current employees, some retired and some by exemplary leaders in the field.

Constitutional Law and the Criminal Justice System

Author: J. Scott Harr,Kären M. Hess,Christine H. Orthmann,Jonathon Kingsbury

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305966465

Category: Education

Page: 528

View: 6424

Unrivaled in its simplicity and skill-building pedagogy, Harr, Hess, Orthmann, and Kingsbury's text thoroughly explains the complexities of the U.S. Constitution and the criminal justice system. The text avoids legalese and is packed with real-world examples. Its pedagogical framework helps readers develop a solid understanding of key issues and concepts, and more than 200 plainly written, summarized cases introduce pertinent cases in a non-intimidating manner. The text devotes considerable time to the Fourth and Fifth Amendments, exploring their application to such issues as reasonable search and seizure, double jeopardy, and testifying against oneself. CONSTITUTIONAL LAW AND THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM, 7th Edition includes expanded discussions of the First and Second Amendments as well as cutting-edge coverage of immigration, terrorism and homeland security, electronic surveillance and the use of drones, use of force, and searches of cell phones and other digital evidence. What’s more, the MindTap that accompanies this text helps students practice and master techniques and key concepts while engaging them with career-based decision-making scenarios, visual summaries, and more. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Essentials of Criminal Justice

Author: Larry Siegel,Joseph Senna

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495006025

Category: Social Science

Page: 496

View: 3460

Covering the basics of the criminal justice system with more depth and breadth than other brief paperback texts, best-selling author and active teacher Larry Siegel provides students with thorough, objective coverage of all the latest scholarship and research in the field. This text is ideal for those who want the proven reliability of Siegel's authorship in a shorter, paperback presentation. The ESSENTIALS OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE can be packaged with Criminal JusticeNow---a web-based, intelligent study system that saves time for students and instructors by providing a complete package of diagnostic quizzes, a personalized study plan, integrated multimedia elements, learning modules, and an instructor grade book. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Career Guide in Criminal Justice

Author: Douglas Klutz

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780190881306

Category: Social Science

Page: 256

View: 4815

Career Guide in Criminal Justice is the guide to getting hired and working in the criminal justice system. Featuring a straightforward and accessible writing style, it covers the three main components of the criminal justice system--law enforcement, courts, and corrections--discussing career opportunities in local, state, and federal government along with those in the private sector. The book also looks at careers in private investigations, the bond industry, forensic psychology, cybersecurity, and other related fields. Douglas Klutz helps students develop practical skills including succeeding as a student in higher education, acting ethically and professionally, writing cover letters and résumés, securing internships, preparing for interviews, and effective networking and career-building strategies. In addition, he addresses many of the common myths related to working in the criminal justice system, offering students invaluable real-world guidance.

Management and Supervision in Law Enforcement

Author: Kären Hess,Christine Hess Orthmann

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1439056447

Category: Social Science

Page: 608

View: 3126

MANAGEMENT AND SUPERVISION IN LAW ENFORCEMENT, 6th edition is a practical and straightforward book that focuses on law enforcement managers and supervisors, their jobs, and the complicated interrelationships between members of the law enforcement team and the communities they share. This new edition adds Chief Shaun LaDue as a contributor to give a practitioner’s perspective to management and supervision. Additionally, the text has an increased emphasis on leadership and has been reorganized to begin the text focusing on management. The text focuses on post-9/11 policing and includes research on the effects of 9/11 as well as data driven policing, including CompStat policing, intelligence-led policing and evidence based policing. The text also includes discussions on the effects of the current economic crisis on law enforcement, including two 2009 PERF studies and reports. MANAGEMENT AND SUPERVISION IN LAW ENFORCEMENT, 6th edition presents a comprehensive overview of the responsibilities of law enforcement leaders and covers everything from the newest principles in policing to the exciting technological aids changing the face of law enforcement today, preparing readers to become tomorrow’s leaders. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Police Operations: Theory and Practice

Author: Kären M. Hess,Christine H. Orthmann,Henry Lim Cho

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285667468

Category: Social Science

Page: 576

View: 2841

This trusted book provides a focused, practical introduction to the key principles and practices guiding the operations of modern police departments. While maintaining its proven instructional approach and strong focus on community- and problem-oriented policing, the sixth edition of POLICE OPERATIONS: THEORY AND PRACTICE reflects the latest trends and research shaping the day-to-day operations of progressive police departments. A new Perspectives from a First-Line Supervisor feature shares practical, applied information. Highlights include new and revised information on evolving technology, the police officer hiring process, how police use websites and social media to communicate with the public, patrol techniques, cultural diversity, cell phone use and laws, hazardous materials response, federal emergency response agencies, and cyberterrorism. The authors complement this wealth of information with an appealing writing style, numerous photos and illustrations, and real-life examples to engage your interest, enhance learning, and demonstrate the professional relevance of chapter material. Now better than ever, this convenient book is an ideal resource for law enforcement students and professionals who want an accessible, up-to-date guide to essential principles and current trends and practices in police operations. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Juvenile Justice

Author: Kären M. Hess,Christine H. Orthmann,John P. Wright

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 128540145X

Category: Education

Page: 464

View: 4315

A highly accessible, student-friendly text, JUVENILE JUSTICE, Sixth Edition, offers a practical and comprehensive look at the juvenile justice system. The text explores various programs and processes that exist in today's field, including prevention efforts through school and community-based programs. The Sixth edition features a prestigious new coauthor--John Paul Wright from the University of Cincinnati--and provides a new emphasis on evidence-based practice and other cutting-edge issues such as cyberbullying, school violence, female delinquency, and more. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Policing

Continuity and Change, Second Edition

Author: Geoffrey P. Alpert,Roger G. Dunham,Meghan S. Stroshine

Publisher: Waveland Press

ISBN: 1478627255

Category: Social Science

Page: 303

View: 7756

The second edition of Policing: Continuity and Change effectively combines theory, research, policy, and practical experience. Strategies for policing in the United States have evolved rapidly in the last four decades. This concise introduction provides the necessary background to understand the challenges of policing, the innovations in the field, and the reforms shaping the profession. Discussions of recruitment, socialization, and organization delineate who the police are, what they do, and how the police culture affects officers. The authors highlight the proactive skills necessary for solving problems and for productive interactions with community members. They emphasize the need for policies and training regarding use of force. This vital, up-to-date overview explores the implications for policing as departments employ new technologies and respond to demands for accountability.