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Employers of Criminal Justice majors in AZ

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
City of Phoenix
Police Department
Dept of Corrections Arizona
DCA
City of Mesa
Police Department
County of Maricopa
Probation- Adult
County of Maricopa
Maricopa Cty Adult Prob Dept
Dept of Corrections Arizona
Aspc-Eyman
County of Maricopa
County Attorney's Office
County of Maricopa
Victim Witness
City of Mesa
City of Mesa Police Department
Dept of Corrections Arizona
Aspc-Tucson
City of Mesa
Mesa Police & Fire
Pima County
Public Safety, Arizona
AZ Dps
County of Maricopa
City of Tucson
Police Department
City of Scottsdale Municipal Property Corporation
Scottdale City Court
County of Maricopa
Probation- Juvenile
Dept of Corrections Arizona
Aspc-Douglas
Dept of Corrections Arizona
Aspc-Perryville
County of Pinal
Adult Probation Department
County of Gila
Gila County Recorder
County of Gila
Bos
County of Maricopa
Attorney's Office
County of Maricopa
Court- Criminal Trial
County of Maricopa
Attorney's Office
County of Maricopa
Attorney's Office
County of Maricopa
County Court Appointed
County of Maricopa
Public Defender
County of Maricopa
Public Defender
County of Maricopa
Public Defender
Dept of Corrections Arizona
Aspc-Safford
Attorney General, Arizona
County of Maricopa
Superior Court
City of Mesa
Police Department
County of Navajo
City of Scottsdale Municipal Property Corporation
Scottsdale Police Department
County of Maricopa
Sheriff's Office- Hq
City of Phoenix
Juvenile Court Center
County of Maricopa
Superior Court
City of Chandler
Alarm User Permit Information
Judiciary Courts of The State of Arizona
State Arizona Supreme Court
Dept of Corrections Arizona
Aspc-Winslow
Judiciary Courts of The State of Arizona
Judicial Branch of State Ariz
Dept of Corrections Arizona
Aspc-Fort Grant
City of Chandler
Patrol Field Operations Div
Alliedbarton Security Services LLC
Allied Barton Security Svcs
City of Chandler
Crime Prevention Block Watch
City of Chandler
Fingerprint Information
City of Chandler
Volunteers In Policing
Pima County
Public Defenders Office
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