Articles tagged with criminal justice

Positive Police Stories That Will Change Your Mind About Law Enforcement

You thought a career in law enforcement would be perfect, but the recent run of bad news for police officers has you reconsidering. Despite some recent negative media coverage, police officers go above and beyond the call of duty on a daily basis. These eight stories might make you see officers in a different light.

Why Become a Police Officer? 5 Reasons You Can't Ignore

Why become a police officer? It’s a great choice for anyone seeking a satisfactory salary, respect in their community and the opportunity to make a difference in people’s lives. Learn about some of the appealing aspects of becoming a police officer.

I Want to Be a Police Officer ... Now What?

You know you want to be a police officer, but you still want a little more information before making a commitment. We identified some of the most common questions someone in your shoes is likely asking.

5 Can't-Miss Criminal Justice Courses

The Rasmussen College criminal justice program is chock full of fascinating courses that will provide you the knowledge and hands-on training needed to succeed in law enforcement. Here's a sneak peek into five of the courses you can expect.

Order in the Court! A Visual Guide to Courthouse Jobs

No matter where you fall on the spectrum of criminal justice jobs, if you want to work in a courthouse, there's a spot for you. We highlighted the most prominent positions and provided a bit of additional information about each one.

2014 Holiday Gift Guide for Police Officers

If you're stumped on what to buy that special police officer in your life this holiday season, look no further! We compiled a list of 10 ideas any cop would love to unwrap. And don't worry-we went beyond guns and knives, mostly.

Locked Down: Ocala Campus Tests Students' Emergency Response Skills

Thursday, Aug. 28 started off like any other day at Rasmussen College's Ocala campus, except it wasn't just any other day. Later that day, an armed robber would flee the scene at a gas station near the campus, causing a deadly car crash. The gunman would make his way into the campus-leading to a lockdown. The SWAT Team and dispatch center would be involved, and there would be casualties and a hostage situation. There would also be students learning more than they ever could've imagined. Luckily … this elaborate situation was only a staged scenario that took place on campus that day.

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