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Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security Homeland Security

The Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security Career Cluster prepares students for careers in planning, managing, and providing legal, public safety, protective services, and homeland security services.

   

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CareerOneStop  Career Videos for Law and Public Safety 

Sponsored by the U. S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration, CareerOneStop provides a wealth of information and videos for careers and workforce skills. View over two dozen career videos in this cluster.

CareerOneStop Explore Careers: Salary Finder  {NEW!}
Browse comparative wage/salary information available by occupation. Salary information comes from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics Program, a semi-annual survey that provides wage and employment statistics for the nation, each state, and sub-state regions. Sponsored by the U. S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration.
 

Career Opportunities in Social Justice 

This Syracuse University Center for Career Development web page provides a list of some of the organizations that have jobs and/or work in the field of social justice.

 

Careers in Homeland Security 

American Public University web site with skills, functions, missions, and career options information. Includes and sample occupations found within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security .

 

Careers In Immigration Law 

Brief summary by the American Bar Association for careers in the law.

Think you could be a private detective? U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook provides the nature of the industry, working conditions, employment and occupations in the industry, training and advancement, occupational outlook and trends, average earnings, and additional information. Be sure to click on the 9 tabs near top of page for: Summary, What They Do, Work Environment, How to Become One, Pay, Job Outlook, State & Area Data, Similar Occupations, and More Info.

 

2-page color brochure stating the job requirements to in U.S. Homeland Security.

 

Academic Invest web page with information on a career as an immigration officer.

 

How to Become a Criminologist 

Career information by Criminal Justice USA. 

 

Im a homicide detective in the LAPD. What do you want to know? 

This web page by Christopher Barling describes the average day as a Los Angeles police cop.   

 

Immigration Customs Agent 

A short introduction to the job of border customs agent.

 

Job Corps success story: Judge Sergio A. Gutierrez 
How would you like to be a part of the justice system? Read the humble beginnings of this judge and how JobCorps could be your next step to a professional career.

An Interview with Sandra Swirski: Lawyer, Lobbyist, and a Juggling Success Story provides insight into a career as an attorney and lobbyist.

O*NET OnLine  Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security  
This database lists some of the many occupations associated with each career cluster, providing summary information for each occupation regarding qualifications and education requirements, skills, abilities, job zones, common tasks and work activities, work values,
work styles, interests, and related occupations.

Police Officer Salary 

PayScale provides salaries of the industry, job description, common career paths and comparative salaries with similar job functions.
 

Private Detectives and Investigators 

Think you could be a private detective? U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook provides the nature of the industry, working conditions, employment and occupations in the industry, training and advancement, occupational outlook and trends, average earnings, and additional information. Be sure to click on the 9 tabs near top of page for: Summary, What They Do, Work Environment, How to Become One, Pay, Job Outlook, State & Area Data, Similar Occupations, and More Info.

 

Qualifications for a Federal Deportation Officer 

Chron provides information on physical abilities, education requirements, and training.

 

Science Careers: Emergency Management Specialists    
ScienceBuddies presents a detailed web page of information on this in-demand new career.  Includes a summary of employment outlook, median salary range, subjects to study in school, video interviews with specialists in the field, nature of work and a long list of typical responsibilities, and other resources.

 

Serving Immigrants and Refugees: A Guide to Careers in the Law 

43-page career guide by Harvard Law School. 

 

Skipping Bail? A Bounty Hunter Will Likely Follow 

Some general information about the bounty hunter job (also known as bondsman or bail enforcement agent).

 

The Weather Channel, LLC: Responding by Storm 

View videos of the First Response Team of America, who they are and what they do to help after a disaster.

 

View Coast Guard Reserve Job Descriptions 

Check out the 17 varied jobs available to U.S. Coast Guard reserves.

 

Who works for the Judiciary? 

See 6 areas of specialties that support the court system; click on each of the sections under the photos for more information.

 

Use of Jury Consultant   
Information about the work of the jury consultant.



 





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