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Employers of Criminal Justice majors in WV

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
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Criminal Jstice Info Svc Fclty
Judiciary Courts of The State of West Virginia
Supreme Court of West Virginia
Federal Bureau of Prisons
Fci Beckley
West Virginia Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety
Huttonsville Correctional Ctr
West Virginia Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety
West Virginia State Police
Federal Bureau of Prisons
USP Hazelton
Federal Bureau of Prisons
Fpc Alderson
Harrison County Commission
Prosecuting Attorney
City of Charleston
Police Department
City of Charleston
City of Charleston
Charleston Police Dept
West Virginia Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety
West Vrgnia Indus HM For Youth
United States Department of Justice
Mountaineer Investigation & Security Inc
Clarksburg, City of (inc)
Fire Dept Northview Station
West Virginia Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety
Pruntytown Correctional Center
West Virginia Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety
Lakin Correctional Center
West Virginia Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety
Anthony Correctional Center
West Virginia Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety
Northern Correctional Facility
City of Bluefield
City MANager& Apos's Office
West Virginia Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety
Southwestern Regional Jail
West Virginia Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety
St Mary's Correctional Center
City of Huntington
Police Department
Mercer County Commission
County Clerk
Supreme Court, United States
West Vrgnia Supreme Crt Appeal
County of Kanawha
Shriff's Dept
County of Wyoming
Wyoming County Court House
Neal and Associates Inc
Judiciary Courts of The State of West Virginia
WV Supreme Court of Appeals
United States District Court, Southern District of West Virginia
Clerk of Court
West Virginia Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety
South Central Regional Jail
Monongalia County
County Sheriffs Department
West Virginia Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety
Collins County Jail
West Virginia Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety
Division Corrections Centl Off
West Virginia Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety
Eastern Regional Jail
West Virginia Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety
Regional Jail Authority
City of Parkersburg
Police Department Det Bur
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Ufms Pilot
County of Mingo
County Jail
The City of Morgantown
Morgantown Police Dept
West Virginia Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety
Central Regional Jail
West Virginia Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety
Denmar Correctional Center
Wheeling, City of (inc)
Wheeling Police Dept-Chief Ofc
Parkersburg Police Department
WV Division of Corrections and Rehabilitation
West Virginia Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety
Davis Juvenile Correction Ctr
United States Attorneys, Executive Office For
Southern Dst W VA Charleston
Beckley, City of WV (inc)
Beckley Police Department
McDowell County Commission
Honorable Ronnie Mc Kenzie
Sargent's Court Reporting Svc.
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