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Employers of Criminal Justice majors in NC

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
North Carolina Department of Crime Control and Public Safety
State Highway Patrol
North Carolina Department of Crime Control and Public Safety
NC State Highway Patrol
Federal Bureau of Prisons
Fci Butner Low
North Carolina Division of Prisons
Central Prison
City of Greensboro
Division Resource Management
City of Greensboro
Greensboro Police Department
North Carolina Division of Prisons
North Carolina Correctional
City of Greensboro
City Greensboro Police Dept
City of Raleigh
Raleigh Police Department
City of Durham
Durham Police Department
City of Winston-Salem
Sheriffs Office
City of Winston-Salem
Police Dpt- Identification Div
North Carolina Department of Public Safety
Division Correction Entps
Lee, County of (inc)
Lee County Jail
North Carolina Division of Prisons
Polk Corectional Institution
North Carolina Department of Justice
Doj
City of Fayetteville
Sheriffs Office
North Carolina Division of Prisons
Scotland Correctional Instn
North Carolina Division of Prisons
Pasquotank Correctional Instn
North Carolina Division of Prisons
Foothills Correctional Instn
County of Guilford
Sheriff's Department
North Carolina Division of Prisons
Caledonia Correctional Instn
The Department of Public Safety North Carolina State Highway Patrol
County of Durham
Sheriffs Office N Stellite Stn
County of Wake
North Carolina Division of Prisons
Lanesboro Correctional Instn
North Carolina Division of Prisons
Marion Correctional Instn
North Carolina Department of Public Safety
County of Durham
Durham County Sheriff
North Carolina Division of Prisons
Harnett Correctional Instn
County of Mecklenburg
Mecklenburg County Jail- North
County of Wake
Wake County Detention Center
North Carolina Division of Prisons
Warren Correctional Instn
North Carolina State University
Federal Bureau of Prisons
Fci Butner Medium
North Carolina Division of Prisons
Piedmont Correctional Instn
City of Greensboro
Police Evidence
City of Greensboro
Sheriff Cncaled Pistol Permits
City of Greensboro
City of Greensboro
County of Northampton
Sheriff's Office
North Carolina Division of Prisons
Brown Creek Correctional Instn
City of Raleigh
City of Raleigh
City of Raleigh
City of Raleigh
North Carolina Division of Prisons
Hoke Correctional Center
North Carolina Division of Prisons
Avery/Mtchell Crrctional Instn
North Carolina Department of Public Safety
Southern Correctional Instn
County of Alamance
Sheriff's Department
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