Searching For A Career in Criminal Justice?
The following web sites may provide you with information relative to your job search.
Here are some helpful job search WEB sites:
www.usajobs.opm.gov Federal Office of Personnel Management
www.wnjpin.net State of NJ
www.njsp.org New Jersey State Police
www.troopers.state.ny.us New York State Troopers
www.rochesternypolice.com Rochester NY Police Department
www.hhs.gov/jobs/elp/about.htm U. S. Department of Health and Human
www.usps.com/postalinspectors U. S. Postal Inspection Service
www.copcareer.com Cop Careers
www.criminaljusticejobs.com Criminal Justice Jobs
www.govtjobs.com/crim Government Jobs
www.policeemployment.com Police Jobs
www.officer.com Law enforcement jobs
www.lawenforcementjob.com Law enforcement jobs
www.nyc.gov/html/nypd New York City Police Department
www.panynj.gov The Port Authority of NY and NJ
Career Planning Resources:
Hall, Dorothy. (2005). Jumpstarting Your Career: An Internship Guide for Criminal Justice. (2nd Edition). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Prentice Hall, Inc.
Harr, J. and Hess, K. (2006). Careers in Criminal Justice and Related Fields. (5th Edition). Belmont, CA: Wadsworth/Thomson Learning.
Henry, S. and Hinkle, H. (2001) Careers in Criminal Justice: The Inside Story (2nd Ed.). Salem, WI: Sheffield Publishing Co.
Stephens, W. (2002). Careers in Criminal Justice. (2 nd Edition). Boston: Allyn and Bacon.
Other Sites of Interest:
Criminal Justice Profiles, Career Descriptions, Information and Resources
Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS)
of Justice Statistics (BJS)
This site is the Office of Justice Programs in the U.S. Department of Justice, it is the United States' primary source for criminal justice statistics.
Center for Law and Social Policy
This site serves a non-profit organization with expertise in both law and policy affecting the poor. The site has publications and an audio conferencing capability.
Computer and Internet Security Resources
Collection of links to WWW sites focusing on internet security and privacy.
Computer Security Institute
Computer Security Institute (CSI) is a leading membership organization specifically dedicated to serving and training information, computer and network security professionals.
Many links to law enforcement sites with a good search feature. Another excellent list of law enforcement agencies can be found at: Just4Cops
Cornell University's Legal Information Institute
A starting point for Cornell University's Legal Information Institute.
Voted a Microsoft "Outstanding Criminal Justice Site," the Corrections Connections provides links to almost any correctional organization in the country, and to all kinds of corrections information. The Corrections Connection contains over 10,000 links to corrections-related sites and literature.
Counterterrorist Organization Profiles
Information about those who combat terrorism world-wide.
Website of the cable TV station. Information about their coverage, some with full text concerning the trials they cover.
Court TV On-Line
Court TV is a 24-hour-a-day, 7-day-a-week, cable legal news network and cable programmer dedicated to reporting on the U.S. legal and judicial systems. Court TV began operations on July 1, 1991.
This site has been developed to provide
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
The home page of the FBI. The FBI uphold the law through the investigation of violations of federal criminal law; protects the United States from foreign intelligence and terrorist activities; provides leadership and law enforcement assistance to international, federal, state and local law enforcement agencies.
One of the leading law reference sites online.
Florida State University's Criminal Justice Resource Site
One of the oldest criminal justice resources on the web, this site consists mostly of links to other sites.
Global Bibliography of Prison Systems
The primary goal for this bibliography is to provide practitioners, scholars, and students with a comprehensive source for identifying information written about the prison system in as many countries of the world as possible.
HandsNet -- Building The Human Services Community Online
Dedicated to bringing human services information on-line.
Ira Wilsker's Law Enforcement Sites
Extensive collection of links to law enforcement sites. Particular focus on South East Texas, but the collection incorporates many sites in the U.S.
JUSTINFO: The Newsletter of the National Criminal Justice Reference Service
Stay informed about new publications, grants and funding opportunities, and other news and announcements by subscribing to JUSTINFO. This free service will be e-mailed to you on the 1st and 15th of every month.
Juvenile Justice Magazine on-line
Current issues of this bi-monthly magazine are available.
Law Enforcement Jobs (lawenforcementjobs.com) employment
Arguably the best site on the Web for anyone looking for employment in the law enforcement field. The site lists jobs with local departments, state departments, federal agencies, the U.S. military, private security, associations, and schools. A training calendar adds a nice touch. The site is free to job seekers, and allows you to post a resume and cover letter online and manage your search online with a Job Seeker Account. Resumes, which can be easily edited, stay in the database until you delete them.
U.S. Supreme Court -- full text of cases:
U.S. Supreme Court online
Round the clock access to the U.S. Supreme Court! This site provides public access to the Court's decisions, argument calendar, schedules, rules, visitors' guides, building photos and bar admission forms. Although dockets have also been available by phone, this is the first venture onto the Internet for the nation's highest court. It has decision texts available online by noon on the day they are announced (which always occurs at 10 a.m. ET).
Uniform Crime Reports (UCR)
The most recent Crime Reports collected by the FBI and made available to the public.
United Nations Human Rights Website
This site focuses on the functioning of the United Nations system in the field of human rights.They have publications and press releases.
University of Alaska, Anchorage
University of Phoenix
Offers a comprehensive and fully accredited distance learning Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice Administration.
Vera Institute of Justice
Working in collaboration with government, the Vera Institute of Justice designs and implements innovative programs that encourage just practices in public services and improve the quality of urban life. Vera operates the programs it designs only during th
Subscription based service allowing search of federal and state case law.
Extensive collection of information about victims of crime.
Washburn University School of Law -- WashLaw Web
A great collection of criminal justice- and law-realted sites, with a search feature.