If you've watched any tv in the last, say 50 years, you've no doubt seen a show or two about criminal justice.
But what's real and what's fiction? Is that really what crime scene investigations are like? And what education does a Columbo need compared to a Perry Mason?
Luckily, we had the opportunity to interview two of Denver's very own deputy sheriffs!
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Have you watched something haunting like True Detective, and wondered...
Is police work really like that?
Do police officers actually have to face darkness in humanity like that on a day-to-day basis?
Is speaking in theoretical riddles a requirement?
Well, you're in luck because we were able to sit down with an actual Denver Deputy Sheriff and ask him such questions...
So, here are FIVE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT THINGS to know if you're considering a career in law enforcement.
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Law. And Order.
Not just a tv show (or three), but that actually describes the vast career options that encompass "criminal justice".
Let's looks at a few of the criminal justice jobs and career fields that can be pursued with this versatile degree. Areas of possible employment include:
Is your favorite film genre an indication of your ideal career?
Are you hands-on or bookish?
Are you drawn to authority and a badge, or being persuasive in a suit (or pants suit)?
In its initial ranking of online Criminal Justice programs, the U.S. News and World Report, ranked CU Denver's online Criminal Justice program ninth overall and fifth among public institutions.