Are you considering changing careers? AMU criminal justice professor, Dr. Ron Wallace, shares the different phases of his career and how he went from being a parole/probation officer to finding his next passion, which was providing technology solutions for correctional facilities. After a downturn in the economy, he decided to go back to school and the rest is history. What lessons can you learn from Dr. Wallace's experience changing careers?
Today, many law enforcement agencies are encouraging and even requiring their officers to have a bachelor’s degree to be considered for a promotion. Some officers who are nearing retirement are considering earning a degree to make them more marketable in retirement as consultants or adjunct instructors.