Category: Criminal Justice News

12 Awesome Apps to Help Fight Crime

Being a superhero is every child’s fantasy. But as people grow up, they realize that the real heroes are those fearless men and women who spend a good part of their lives patrolling our streets and maintaining peace and order, and some ‘ordinary’ citizens, who, through their actions, ably assist these badge-wielding crime fighters with… Read more »

11 Exciting Careers With A Criminal Justice Degree

What often goes unsaid is that the criminal justice system and the people working in it are the ‘guardians’ of those values that we believe in as a nation – values like fairness, equality, and justice for all. If you, too, care about upholding these values, and wish to do something about it, a career… Read more »

4 Most Popular Criminal Justice Jobs in Texas

If you’re looking for a promising career, criminal justice offers plenty of possibilities for your future. You can choose from several subfields — such as security, law enforcement and corrections — and build your career through experience and education. In criminal justice, as in so many other things, Texas leads the way. The most popular… Read more »

Women in the Criminal Justice System

Seeing female police officers, lawyers, corrections officers and judges is a common occurrence these days. However, women working in the criminal justice system is a relatively new trend. It wasn’t long ago that this was quite rare. In fact, in 1872 the Supreme Court ruled against allowing a woman, Myra Bradwell, to practice law. It… Read more »