An increasing number of criminals are conducting their activity online, and law enforcement officers need the skills to keep up. Watch this short video about how American Military University restructured its B.S. in Criminal Justice to focus on digital forensics.
In this short video, AMU's Dr. Chuck Russo shares insight as a former background investigator about the top three things agencies look for when hiring an officer, the most common mistakes applicants make, and how they can prepare for the in-person interview.
By Dr. Michael Pittaro
Soft skills, such as interpersonal communication skills, are central to the work of officers, yet they are so often overlooked. Learn why all criminal justice professionals should consider how soft skills can be honed and applied on the job.
By Dr. Charles M. Russo and Justin Spaulding
There is some overlap between a criminal justice and homeland security degree, so how can a student pick the right one? Here are some resources to help students find the right degree program for their career aspirations.
By Michele Ice
Women firefighters are a huge asset to any fire department. Find out how they are proving their strength, leadership and resilience in a traditionally male-dominated profession.