Careers in Criminal Justice, Second Edition prepares you to plan, pursue, and realize your career goals―from conception through the hiring process. Coy H. Johnston’s contemporary approach emphasizes self-reflection and pragmatism in the pursuit of self-fulfillment and professionalism. With coverage of over forty careers in policing, courts, corrections, and victim services, you receive a comprehensive overview of the most popular and growing careers in the field. Self-assessment tools enhance your self-awareness and steer you toward realistic and suitable careers in criminal justice. This easy-to-read guide is organized to prepare and encourage growth throughout your career.
New to the Second Edition:
- A new chapter titled “Volunteering and Internship” (Chapter 9) guides you through the important process of early involvement in the field to create a more enticing resume.
- Three new “Guest Speaker” profiles offer you new perspectives and practical advice on a variety of careers and geographical areas.
- New career assessment tools are included to help you evaluate your compatibility with various careers in the criminal justice field.
- Expanded information about critical areas such as private prisons, careers in the judiciary, and resume building ensures that you are receiving a balanced introduction to criminal justice careers.