My chosen criminal justice career is working as a Lawyer or District Attorney.
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Now that you have decided that a career in the criminal justice field is your focus, there are several matters to consider. Going through the hiring process to join a criminal justice agency requires you to be very aware of your past, present, and future. There are several matters to consider such as your background check, credit history, ten-year driving history, and meeting the minimum educational and training benchmarks just to name a few.
Answer each of the questions listed below. Support your viewpoints from your readings and other appropriate outside sources. Provide a detailed response of how you would fare if you were applying to join a criminal justice agency at this moment:
- What information does a background check yield about a candidate?
- What is the significance of running a candidate’s credit history?
- Why is running a ten-year driving history vital in selecting a candidate that will use a vehicle in the course of their duties?
- How do educational achievements and previous training assist administrators in hiring criminal justice professionals?
Think about the criminal justice field you have chosen to pursue. Research the hiring requirements for that agency. Be sure to include them in your response and how you measure up to those requirements. Are you on the right track? Do you have some areas you can improve? Does having an understanding of what your profession will require help you better plan for the future?