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Criminal Justice Resources

At Saint Joseph’s, we believe learning about criminal justice is not just about earning a degree — it’s a lifelong process. This list of articles and resources can serve to provide you with insights about what’s going on in the field, from news to research to opinions. By staying up-to-date updated with the criminal justice field, you can enhance your status as an expert and a leader, which can have a measurable effect on your career.


The Importance of Professional Writing Skills in Law Enforcement

A written report is often the first impression an officer makes on commanding officers, lawyers, or judges – and a poorly written report can cause an inaccurate portrayal of competence level. Additionally, it can also mean the difference between a rightful conviction and an erroneous...

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The Top Criminal Justice Misconceptions on Television

Crime shows like CSI and Law and Order are extremely popular, partly due to the fact that viewers see a crime, investigation, and arrest all within a one hour-long episode. In reality, the process is not that simple and there is a lot more involved.

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Technologies in Criminal Justice

Working in criminal justice today means having the opportunity to utilize robots, GPS systems, advanced cameras, and high-powered computer systems. These important technologies have improved investigation, surveillance, and analysis procedures – so long as they are backed by the skill set...

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Continuing Education for Law Enforcement Personnel: Surveying the Options

Law enforcement professionals provide a service to society by protecting citizens from crime and bringing criminals to justice. Regardless of where you fall on the law enforcement spectrum, from local or state police to the armed forces to homeland security, advancing your career depends on...

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Career Spotlight: FBI Profiler the Federal Bureau of Investigations, there are a variety of different roles that criminal justice professionals can pursue – one of which is an FBI Profiler. Individuals in this role are responsible for assisting with special...

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Student Testimonials

Current and former students talk about what it is like to be in the online program and highlight benefits like faculty support and expertise. Hear what they have to say. >>

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