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Employers of Criminal Justice majors in AK

Correctional Officers and Jailers

Correctional officers are responsible for overseeing individuals who have been arrested and are awaiting trial or who have been sentenced to serve time in jail or prison. Bailiffs are law enforcement officers who maintain safety and order in courtrooms. They guard inmates in penal or rehabilitative institutions in accordance with established regulations and procedures. May guard prisoners in transit between jail, courtroom, prison, or other point. Includes deputy sheriffs and police who spend the majority of their time guarding prisoners in correctional institutions. Working in a correctional institution can be stressful and dangerous. Correctional officers have one of the highest rates of injuries and illnesses, often resulting from confrontations with inmates. Officers work in shifts that cover all hours of the day and night, including weekends and holidays. Bailiffs’ hours are determined by when court is in session. Correctional officers go through a training academy and then are assigned to a facility for on-the-job training. Although qualifications vary by state and agency, all agencies require a high school diploma and have an age requirement. Some federal agencies also require some college education or related work experience. The median annual wage for bailiffs was $42,960 in May 2017. The median annual wage for correctional officers and jailers was $43,540 in May 2017. Employment of correctional officers and bailiffs is projected to decline 7 percent from 2016 to 2026. State and local budget constraints and prison population levels will determine how many correctional officers are necessary.

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

Teach courses in criminal justice, corrections, and law enforcement administration. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research. The median annual wage for postsecondary criminal justice and law enforcement teachers was $60,400 in May 2017.

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

Private detectives and investigators work in many places, depending on their assignment or case. Some spend more time in offices, researching cases on computers, while others spend more time in the field, conducting interviews and performing surveillance. Private detectives and investigators often work irregular hours. Private detectives and investigators work in many places, depending on their assignment or case. Some spend more time in offices, researching cases on computers, while others spend more time in the field, conducting interviews and performing surveillance. Private detectives and investigators often work irregular hours. Most private detectives and investigators need several years of work experience and a high school diploma. In addition, the vast majority of states require private detectives and investigators to have a license. The median annual wage for private detectives and investigators was $50,700 in May 2017. Employment of private detectives and investigators is projected to grow 11 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. Demand for private detectives and investigators will stem from security concerns and from the need to protect confidential information. Strong competition can be expected for jobs.

Police and Detectives

Police officers protect lives and property. Detectives and criminal investigators, who are sometimes called agents or special agents, gather facts and collect evidence of possible crimes. Police and detective work can be physically demanding, stressful, and dangerous. Police officers have one of the highest rates of injuries and illnesses of all occupations. Working around the clock in shifts is common. Education requirements range from a high school diploma to a college degree. Most police and detectives must graduate from their agency’s training academy before completing a period of on-the-job training. Candidates must be U.S. citizens, usually at least 21 years old, and able to meet rigorous physical and personal qualifications. The median annual wage for police and detectives was $62,960 in May 2017. Employment of police and detectives is projected to grow 7 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as the average for all occupations. The continued need for public safety is expected to lead to new openings for officers, although demand may vary by location.

Private Detectives and Investigators

Private detectives and investigators search for information about legal, financial, and personal matters. They offer many services, such as verifying people’s backgrounds and statements, finding missing persons, and investigating computer crimes. They gather, analyze, compile and report information regarding individuals or organizations to clients, or detect occurrences of unlawful acts or infractions of rules in private establishment. Private detectives and investigators work in many places, depending on their assignment or case. Some spend more time in offices, researching cases on computers, while others spend more time in the field, conducting interviews and performing surveillance. Private detectives and investigators often work irregular hours. Most private detectives and investigators need several years of work experience and a high school diploma. In addition, the vast majority of states require private detectives and investigators to have a license. The median annual wage for private detectives and investigators was $50,700 in May 2017. Employment of private detectives and investigators is projected to grow 11 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. Demand for private detectives and investigators will stem from security concerns and from the need to protect confidential information. Strong competition can be expected for jobs.

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists

Probation officers and correctional treatment specialists provide social services to assist in rehabilitation of law offenders in custody or on probation or parole. Probation officers and correctional treatment specialists work with probationers and parolees. Workers may be assigned to fieldwork in high-crime areas or in institutions. As a result, the work can be stressful and dangerous. Probation officers and correctional treatment specialists usually need a bachelor’s degree. In addition, most employers require candidates to pass oral, written, and psychological exams. The median annual wage for probation officers and correctional treatment specialists was $51,410 in May 2017. Employment of probation officers and correctional treatment specialists is projected to grow 6 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Job openings should remain plentiful because many people leave the occupation each year.

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Company City State
Alaska Dept of Public Safety
Alaska State Troopers
Department of Corrections Alaska
Spring Creek Correctional Ctr
Alaska Dept of Public Safety
Division Fire and Life Safety
Department of Corrections Alaska
Hiland Mtn Correctional Ctr
Department of Corrections Alaska
Anchorage Correctional Complex
Alaska Dept of Public Safety
Alaska State Troopers
Judiciary Courts of The State of Alaska
Alaska Court System
Alaska Dept of Public Safety
Alaska State Troopers
Department of Corrections Alaska
Wildwood Correctional Complex
City & Borough of Juneau
Juneau Police Department
Department of Corrections Alaska
Fairbanks Correctional Center
Native Village of Barrow Inupiat Traditional Government
Native Village of Barrow
Department of Corrections Alaska
Department of Corrections Alaska
Lemon Creek Correctional Ctr
Alaska Dept of Public Safety
Alaska Dept of Public Safety
Alaska State Troopers
North Slope Borough
Police Dept
Alaska Dept of Law
Anchorage District Attys Off
Alaska Dept of Law
Attorney General's Office
North Slope Borough
Police Department
Federal Bureau of Investigation
FBI
City of Fairbanks
City of Frbnks Dept Pub Safety
Alaska Court Collection
Ketchikan Police Department
Alaska Department of Ucc Filings
Iliamna Recorder's Office
Judiciary Courts of The State of Alaska
Courts Appelate
Alaska Dept of Public Safety
Judiciary Courts of The State of Alaska
Fairbanks North Star Judicial
Alaska Department of Administration
Public Defender Agency
Alaska Dept of Law
Civil Division
Department of Corrections Alaska
Yukon Kskkwim Correctional Ctr
Alaska Court System
United States Department of Justice
Alaska District
United States Attorneys, Executive Office For
District of Alaska, Anchorage
Department of Corrections Alaska
Anvil Mtn Correctional Ctr
City of Wasilla
Wasilla Police Dept
Marshals Service, United States
District of Alaska
Department of Corrections Alaska
Mat-Su Pretrial Facility
Department of Corrections Alaska
Ketchikan Correctional Center
City of Kodiak
Kodiak Police Department
Alaska Dept of Public Safety
Alaska State Troopers
City of Fairbanks
Public Works Dept.
Judiciary Courts of The State of Alaska
Palmer District Court
Alaska Dept of Public Safety
Scientific Crime Detection Lab
City of Fairbanks
Alaska Department of Corrections
Office of The Commissioner
Court of Appeals, United States
City of Kenai
Kenai City Police Department
Metlakatla Indian Community
Metlakatla Tribal Court
Alaska Division of Juvenile Justice
Mat-Su Youth Facility
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