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Should I Qualify as a Criminal Justice Major?

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Choosing which area to start your secondary education is an important choice as it irrevocably impacts which careers you’re going to be qualified to work in.    If you’re thinking of joining our Criminal Justice School, we want you to be making the best possible decision for you, so here are some factors to consider when making your choice. What Careers Does a Criminal Justice Qualification Lead To? Criminal justice is a vocational career, so the first thing you’re going to need to think about is what career you’re pursuing by getting a criminal justice qualification.    Some of the..

Thinking of Becoming a Criminal Justice Student? Read This First!

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Criminal justice is a core part of how our society functions and gaining an Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice from NCC is an excellent opportunity to put yourself at the heart of the most politically important subject of our time. Additionally, a criminal justice qualification opens up a whole range of exciting employment opportunities, from Correctional Officer to Park Ranger. So, if you’re interested in getting the education you need to pursue a new and exciting career in criminal justice, here are five excellent resources you can use to understand just how interesting and wide-ranging the subject is. Justice Blogs..

Technology and Law Enforcement

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Technology has an impact on all facets of our modern society, including our approach to law enforcement. In this article, we’ll be looking at three technologies that have had the largest impact on the criminal justice system and how law enforcement in adapting to their use. Facial Recognition Systems In the US alone, the facial recognition market has grown to a value of 3.8 billion dollars. However, one in four Americans think that the government should strictly limit the use of facial recognition technology.    Law enforcement in the US has been using variations of facial recognition for over a..

Five Careers You Can Access With Your Criminal Justice Degree

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Working in the criminal justice field doesn’t have to mean a job in law enforcement. While police officers are a hugely important part of the justice system, there are a huge range of diverse career opportunities for graduates with a criminal justice degree.    In this article, we’ll be looking at five careers that you can access with a criminal justice degree, some of which may not have occurred to you. Security Guard Security guards play an important role in protecting private property, however, they can also work for private security forces, providing personal protection for individuals or even whole..

5 Court Terms That Every Criminal Justice Student Should Know

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The U.S court system and how it works is a key focus for criminal justice students. In fact, as part of our Criminal Justice Program, we schedule court visits to give our students as much exposure to the court system as possible.    One of the most confusing aspects of observing a court in session is the terminology that is used. The U.S court system is based on the British and French court system and has imported much of their legal jargon, some of it in Latin.   If you’re considering a career in criminal justice, here are some common..