You know you want serve your community, but you are unsure which pathway to take. Review the case scenario and decide which perspective best fits your approach.

Debbie lives with her husband, Bill, and their 3-year-old daughter, Alicia. Bill is stressed from working long hours at the local factory. He has started drinking alcohol every night when he comes home from work to help cope with his stress. Debbie is concerned about Bill’s drinking because he is drinking more every night. Alicia is having difficulties at preschool. One evening Bill and Debbie have a fight. Bill pushes Debbie down the steps. Debbie calls the police.

To learn more about a Social Work Assistant’s role in this scenario, click here.

To learn more of the Criminal Justice role in this scenario, click here.

The Zane State College Criminal Justice – Police Science major emphasizes areas of criminal justice to prepare you for a career in the law enforcement profession which include local, state and federal law enforcement, court bailiffs, criminal investigations and criminology. Some of the career paths include, but are not limited to municipal police, sheriff’s deputy, court bailiff, security officers, and positions in the Department of Natural Resources and Homeland Security.

The degree program is designed to prepare you to enter the criminal justice field, are already employed in the field and wish to advance, and those who seek to continue their education at the baccalaureate level. Criminal Justice professionals play important roles in protecting the public and the administration of justice. Specific admission requirements are available from the Criminal Justice Program Director. 

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Public Service