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Employers of Criminal Justice majors in NJ

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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Judiciary Courts of The State of New Jersey
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Jersey City Police Deprtment
County of Essex
County Clerk
County of Essex
County of Essex
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County of Passaic
Sheriff's Office
NJ Department of Corrections
Northern State Prison
Judiciary Courts of The State of New Jersey
NJ Department of Corrections
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NJ Department of Corrections
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Judiciary Courts of The State of New Jersey
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Paterson, City of (inc)
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New Jersey Department of Corrections
Southern State Crrctnal Fcilty
Paterson, City of (inc)
Police- Narcotics Bureau
NJ Department of Corrections
Edna Mahan Corr Facility Women
County of Morris
Corrections
County of Morris
County of Bergen
Superior Courthouse
County of Essex
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County of Essex
Prosecutor's Office
Judiciary Courts of The State of New Jersey
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County of Essex
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County of Bergen
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Paterson, City of (inc)
Public Safety
City of Camden
Camden Police Department
County of Essex
City of Elizabeth
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Federal Bureau of Investigation
FBI
County of Passaic
Sheriff's Department
County of Passaic
Sheriff's Department
County of Passaic
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City of Atlantic City (inc)
City Police
County of Passaic
County of Monmouth
Monmouth county sheriff
County of Bergen
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Paterson, City of (inc)
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City of Paterson
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City of Atlantic City (inc)
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New Jersey Dept of Law & Public Safety
New Jersey Training School
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