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Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS)
"an international association established in 1963 to foster professional and scholarly activities in the field of criminal justice. ACJS promotes criminal justice education, research, and policy analysis within the discipline of criminal justice for both educators and practitioners."
American Correctional Association (ACA)
"a professional organization for all individuals and groups, both public and private that share a common goal of improving the justice system."
American Jail Association
"a national, nonprofit organization that supports the professionals who operate our Nation’s jails."
American Society for Industrial Security International (ASIS)
"a global community of security practitioners, each of whom has a role in the protection of assets - people, property, and/or information."
American Society of Criminology
"an international organization whose members pursue scholarly, scientific, and professional knowledge concerning the measurement, etiology, consequences, prevention, control, and treatment of crime and delinquency."
International Association of Women Police
"an international organization to provide professional development, mentoring, training, networking and recognition for female law enforcement officers and civilian support staff."
National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice
"has made a goal of achieving equal justice for blacks and other minorities. Our members consist of criminal justice professionals such as those in law enforcement, institutional and community corrections, courts, social services, academia, religious and other community-based interests as well as criminal justice students and community leaders."
National Black Police Association (NBPA)
"The core focus of NBPA centers upon Law Enforcement issues, with a strong emphasis on the effects of these issues on the community. The NBPA serves as an advocate forum for minority police officers and establishes a national network of professional development and training for all police officers and those parties interested in law enforcement."
National Sheriffs' Association
"a professional association dedicated to serving the Office of Sheriff and its affiliates through police education, police training, and general law enforcement information resources."
Occupational Outlook Handbook
The Occupational Outlook Handbook is a US government resources that provides career information on hundreds of jobs.
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