CAREERS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE

Where Have UWP CRMJ Graduates Gone?

In the latest report released July 2008, the Career Center has collected data on 39 out of 70 of our CRMJ graduates for 2006-07. Of those responding, 34 are employed, 1 is unemployed, 4 are unemployed by choice, 5 are attending graduate/professional schools and two are continuing education. The following is a sampling of job titles of our criminal justice majors: correctional officer (State of Wisconsin, Department of Corrections), police officer (Zion Police Department, Kenosha Police Department), military police officer (U.S. Army), state trooper (State of Illinois), juvenile worker (Racine County Human Services), youth worker (Professional Services Group), security guard (Security Personnel).

CRMJ graduates were attending Marquette University seeking a J.D, while other CRMJ graduates are John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Norfolk State University, and UW Milwaukee.

Sites to See

Visit these sites for more information on careers in criminal justice:

Websites for Employment in Criminal Justice (from UW Platteville)

Criminal Justice Careers Online

Legal Careers in Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice Career Center

Career Explorer

For Jobs in Higher Education

For career planning information, in general, Theory, Policy, Practice of a Career by Susan R. Takata and Jeanne Curran.



Professional Associations

  • Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences

    Annual Meeting - March 10-14, 2009 in Boston.


  • American Society of Criminology

    Annual Meeting - November 12-15, 2008 in St. Louis, Missouri.


  • Midwest Criminal Justice Association

    Annual Meeting - September 4-6, 2008 in Chicago.


  • American Sociological Association

    Annual Meeting - August 8-11, 2009 in San Francisco.


    Other Interesting Sites

    Criminal and Social Justice Links, Dear Habermas




    For more information, contact: Professor Susan R. Takata, Chair
    Criminal Justice Department, Molinaro Hall 362
    University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Box 2000, Kenosha WI 53141-2000
    Telephone: (262) 595-3416 Fax: (262) 595-2471



    Updated October 2, 2008st