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Careers in Criminal Justice

When people think about Criminal Justice, careers they usually think police officer. While we certainly produce many law enforcement professionals through our PPRLEA each year, there are a wide array of careers to choose from, such as mental health counselor or park naturalist.

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Police Officer

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Job Growth


4% (Slower than average)

Source: Bureau of Labor and Statistics

Professional networking

There are numerous professional organizations that represent the criminal justice industry in which students may find more information regarding criminal justice careers and professional support.

Colorado Peace Officer Standards and Training - Documents and manages the certification and training of all active peace officers and reserve peace officers working for Colorado law enforcement agencies.


Employment resources

Finding work in your field (or any field) can be challenging for anyone. Here are some resources that you can use to find a career that suits you and build a resume to win a job.

Pikes Peak Workforce Center Website - A comprehensive resource that offers job search assistance, resume preparation, and other career-related services for job seekers in the Pikes Peak region. 

Robert Half Research and Insights - A widely respected human resources consulting firm - Robert Half research and insights can give you industry respected tips and advice for job searches and resumes.

PPSC Career Connections - The college's portal for students and employers to post and search for jobs. You may also visit the PPSC Jobs website for on-campus student employment opportunities.