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The Resource Careers in law enforcement, Coy H. Johnston, Arizonia State University

Careers in law enforcement, Coy H. Johnston, Arizonia State University

Label
Careers in law enforcement
Title
Careers in law enforcement
Statement of responsibility
Coy H. Johnston, Arizonia State University
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Johnson provides a valuable resource for anyone considering a career in the criminal justice field. He defines the variety of career paths, so that readers can develop sensible goals at the beginning of their degree program
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Johnston, Coy H
Dewey number
363.2023/73
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV8143
LC item number
.J6424 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Law enforcement
  • Police
  • Law enforcement
  • Police
  • United States
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Criminology
Label
Careers in law enforcement, Coy H. Johnston, Arizonia State University
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • section 1. Planning -- 1. Know yourself -- What you don't know can hurt you -- What you don't know -- Self-assessments -- What color is your parachute? -- Keirsey temperament sorter -- True colors -- What type am I? -- The four temperaments -- What color is your personality? -- Jung typology test -- GAcollege411 -- 2. Setting realistic goals -- Issues with police work -- Use of deception -- Role of acting in police work -- Use of discretion -- Use of force -- The polygraph test -- Internal investigation -- Investigation -- Interviewing and interrogating -- Report writing -- Court testimony -- The dangers and stress of police work -- Realities of working in criminal justice -- Change -- Search for happiness -- section 2. Pursuing -- 3. Local and State law enforcement -- Local law enforcement -- Special jurisdiction police -- Game and fish warden -- Gaming officer -- Campus police -- Hospital police officer -- Diversity issues -- 4. Crime Lab -- Crime scene technician -- Forensic scientist -- Medical examiner -- Investigative technician -- Criminalist -- DNA analyst -- Toxicologist -- Forensic nurse examiner -- Forensic psychiatrist specialist -- Forensic interviewer -- Forensic entomologist -- Diversity in forensic jobs -- 5. Victim services -- Victim advocate and related positions -- Diversity in victim services -- 6. Other non-sworn position -- Crime analyst -- Communications -- Police aide -- Records clerk -- Property/evidence management -- Supplies/equipment/fleet management -- Animal control -- Crime prevention/community outreach -- Information technology specialists -- Intelligence analysts -- Parking enforcement -- Public information officers -- 7. Jailers, Detention Officers, and Corrections -- Local jails -- County detention officer -- State correctional officer -- 8. Federal Law enforcement -- FBI -- DEA -- ATF -- Border Patrol -- ICE -- U.S. Secret Service -- U.S. marshals -- TSA -- Non-sworn positions -- Diversity in Federal Law enforcement -- Experience -- 9. Private security and investigations -- Security officer -- Private investigator -- Loss prevention -- Armed security guard -- Diversity issues in private security -- section 3. Preparing -- 10. Getting a foot in the door -- Portfolios -- Letters of recommendation -- Certificates -- Volunteer service -- Education documentation -- Curriculum Vitae and résumé -- Interview preparation -- Police ride-along -- Court and attorney observations -- Firearms -- Physical fitness -- Volunteering vs. internships -- Education and grades -- The application -- Written tests -- Psychological tests -- 11. The interview -- Punctuality -- Appearance -- Body language -- Introductions -- Sample questions -- Dos and don'ts -- A personal note to minorities, females, gays, and lesbians
  • Planning. Know yourself ; Setting realistic goals -- Pursuing. Local and state law enforcement ; Crime lab ; Victim services ; Other non-sworn positions ; Jailers, detention officers, and corrections ; Federal law enforcement ; Private security and investigations -- Preparing. Getting a foot in the door ; The interview
Control code
ocn921165950
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xvii, 254 pages
Isbn
9781483379067
Lccn
2015039159
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781483379067
  • (OCoLC)921165950
Label
Careers in law enforcement, Coy H. Johnston, Arizonia State University
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • section 1. Planning -- 1. Know yourself -- What you don't know can hurt you -- What you don't know -- Self-assessments -- What color is your parachute? -- Keirsey temperament sorter -- True colors -- What type am I? -- The four temperaments -- What color is your personality? -- Jung typology test -- GAcollege411 -- 2. Setting realistic goals -- Issues with police work -- Use of deception -- Role of acting in police work -- Use of discretion -- Use of force -- The polygraph test -- Internal investigation -- Investigation -- Interviewing and interrogating -- Report writing -- Court testimony -- The dangers and stress of police work -- Realities of working in criminal justice -- Change -- Search for happiness -- section 2. Pursuing -- 3. Local and State law enforcement -- Local law enforcement -- Special jurisdiction police -- Game and fish warden -- Gaming officer -- Campus police -- Hospital police officer -- Diversity issues -- 4. Crime Lab -- Crime scene technician -- Forensic scientist -- Medical examiner -- Investigative technician -- Criminalist -- DNA analyst -- Toxicologist -- Forensic nurse examiner -- Forensic psychiatrist specialist -- Forensic interviewer -- Forensic entomologist -- Diversity in forensic jobs -- 5. Victim services -- Victim advocate and related positions -- Diversity in victim services -- 6. Other non-sworn position -- Crime analyst -- Communications -- Police aide -- Records clerk -- Property/evidence management -- Supplies/equipment/fleet management -- Animal control -- Crime prevention/community outreach -- Information technology specialists -- Intelligence analysts -- Parking enforcement -- Public information officers -- 7. Jailers, Detention Officers, and Corrections -- Local jails -- County detention officer -- State correctional officer -- 8. Federal Law enforcement -- FBI -- DEA -- ATF -- Border Patrol -- ICE -- U.S. Secret Service -- U.S. marshals -- TSA -- Non-sworn positions -- Diversity in Federal Law enforcement -- Experience -- 9. Private security and investigations -- Security officer -- Private investigator -- Loss prevention -- Armed security guard -- Diversity issues in private security -- section 3. Preparing -- 10. Getting a foot in the door -- Portfolios -- Letters of recommendation -- Certificates -- Volunteer service -- Education documentation -- Curriculum Vitae and résumé -- Interview preparation -- Police ride-along -- Court and attorney observations -- Firearms -- Physical fitness -- Volunteering vs. internships -- Education and grades -- The application -- Written tests -- Psychological tests -- 11. The interview -- Punctuality -- Appearance -- Body language -- Introductions -- Sample questions -- Dos and don'ts -- A personal note to minorities, females, gays, and lesbians
  • Planning. Know yourself ; Setting realistic goals -- Pursuing. Local and state law enforcement ; Crime lab ; Victim services ; Other non-sworn positions ; Jailers, detention officers, and corrections ; Federal law enforcement ; Private security and investigations -- Preparing. Getting a foot in the door ; The interview
Control code
ocn921165950
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xvii, 254 pages
Isbn
9781483379067
Lccn
2015039159
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781483379067
  • (OCoLC)921165950

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