The Journey to Becoming a Criminal Investigator

In: Science

Submitted By williammyranda6
Words 508
Pages 3
The Journey to Becoming a Criminal Investigator
Myranda Wilson
Everest University Strategies for Success

The Journey to Becoming a Criminal Investigator Criminal Justice provides a broad understanding of our criminal system. Serving as law enforcement, correctional probate, U.S. marshal, homicide specialist, or even a paralegal has so many benefits. Going into this career as an entry-level graduate with an associate’s degree preparing, is defiantly a requirement. Achieving overall success in this field makes education essential. Across the nation there is a very high demand for the criminal justice career sector. The growth is continuous, threw out several decades to come estimates showing at least a ten percent by the year 2018. Becoming a criminal investigator has lots of benefits, serving your community being evolved in solving crimes, the personal profile, such a positive job outlook, as well as the salary (RTI, 1958) Everyone wants and needs money, law enforcement and correctional probate officers average twenty-eight dollars and hour approximately 80,000 annually
("Crime scene investigator," 2012)Special agents, U.S. Marshalls, and paralegal careers for example receive better earnings such as 140,000 and higher. Not every career is undemanding and leisurely. Criminal Investigations particularly is among the more commonly known as very demanding, stressful, challenging, or even at times problematic. Preparing is a must; you have to be ready mentally as well as physically. Some crime scenes you come across can be critical and appalling. However in a position of correctional probate you require to be very stern. Juvenile probate corrections, I think would be the most complex for me to with stand. Having to see young children in dilemmas with the law would be so heartrending. Education is vital in several careers as…...

Similar Documents


...what I just heard. I asked him again if he is not making it up, but he said he already purchased tickets online and made plans. On 10th May we departed Maryland and headed towards our first destination, The Big Island of Hawaii. As soon as we reached there after a long journey, I was stunned by the beautiful scenic views that I only saw in pictures. I was totally lost in the scenic views that I forgot to blink my eyes We stayed in the 5-star hotel in front of the beach. Next day we hired a helicopter for a trip to see volcano. It was simply amazing. We stayed in The Big Island for 4 days, and then we went to the island of Maui for 4 days. We did so many activities which included Jet Ski, Scuba diving, Parasailing etc. We also watched the sunrise of Kalekala's summit, it was very romantic. At last one of the best things we did in Hawaii was to drive on the Hana Highway. It was the most amazing and spectacular experience of my life that I was stunned by God's creation of a heaven-like place on earth. This highway has 600-plus turns, 50 one-lane bridges and breathtaking views that alternate between mountain streams and soaring sea cliffs, the Hana Highway is less a roadway than an event in itself. Our journey ended on 18th of May. On our way back we traveled by plane again. During the trip I thought, 'Those days were amazing and unforgettable, I wished if I had more days to spend over there'.My holiday was exciting and full of joy. I enjoyed it immensely. I am looking......

Words: 375 - Pages: 2

A Journey

...A journey A “Mammy, how do people die?”. This very first sentence in the story is rather essential of the theme and interpretation of the novel. Not only does the question itself referee to depression and disillusionment but it also tells us about David and his way of thinking about life in general. The story starts in media res with a flashback followed by the actual situation with Mary driving her son home from the hospital after it seems as if he has had a minor depression. “The doctors called it depression”. David doesn’t want to talk with his mom in defiance to his Childhood, which we get to know as a time where David was chat-fully inclined. However, the relationship between Mary and David seems very tight and the fact that he sits in the backseat of the car instead of beside her just supports this statement. This could be due to the lack of presence from the parents side. In one of the many flashbacks we get to know of Davids childhood, which beard the stamp of the babysitter mrs. Redmond. David got a very special relationship with this woman and reckoned her as a second mother. It seems as if David reluctantly accepts the changing environments. The fact that David is constantly following his mother around and asking her questions points to a much more serious problem here. When David asks a lot of questions it's clearly an attempt to associate with his parents. Mary doesn't seem to understand this, as she just answers the questions randomly without......

Words: 1071 - Pages: 5


...Depth and Weight Wendy Reyes Journey into Literature Instructor Alex Vuilleumier August 19, 2013 Depth and Weight When it came time for me to choose a poem to write about I pondered the thought and when I came across “How Do I Love Thee” it was the one that stood out the most that I was most engaged in. It speaks of an unconditional love of a marriage that one woman had for her husband something that every young girl one day wishes to have. In her poem Elizabeth Barrett Browning considers attitudes, actions, and responses that make love (marriage relationships) meaningful on "this side" of death and prospectively infinite on "the other side."(Clungston 2010). The world has always been as rich and varied as it is at this moment. Wealth and poverty, joy and pain, peace and struggle have always existed side by side. The history of human life is the history of each person’s journey from birth to death. When we study history; we are always reading someone’s interpretation or argument. There’s much we can learn from other’s stories. Yet to be fully human is to escape the neat outlines of such a story. We immerse ourselves in life; we are surrounded by it. The poem is considered attitudes, actions, and responses that make love (marriage relationships) meaningful on this side of death. The sonnet is a highly structured form of lyric poetry with different specifications for Italian (Petrarchan) sonnet and for the English (Shakespearean) sonnet. ......

Words: 491 - Pages: 2

Detective, Criminal Investigator

...Detective, Criminal Investigator Introduction Detectives investigate crimes. They also search for and apprehend criminals. Unlike a uniformed officer, detectives follow up on crimes that have already been committed, rather than patrol the streets in order to prevent a crime. Depending on the agency, criminal investigators may work Monday to Friday, unlike uniformed officers who often work rotating shifts. However, because crime happens at all hours, detectives are subject to be called out to respond to crime scenes at all hours of the day or night, as well as weekends. Detectives and criminal investigators may specialize in specific crimes, such as Crimes against persons, Property crimes, Homicide, Sex crimes, and White collar crimes. When first called out to investigate a case, a criminal investigator can expect to work long hours. It is imperative to gather as much fresh evidence as possible and to track every fresh lead. As a result, it is not uncommon to work up to 20 hours straight, or more, after initially responding to a scene. Detectives and criminal investigators also deal compassionately with people. They should feel comfortable speaking with witnesses and suspects, as well as be prepared to answer any questions, deal with grieving families, and work closely with other components public security organizations Detectives need to be able to take control of a crime scene and feel comfortable running an investigation. Detective, Criminal Investigator A detective or......

Words: 1335 - Pages: 6

Private Investigator

...Private Investigator Stephanie Summers SEC 493 October 28, 2013 Terence Hunt Private Investigator Private investigators have been around for over 150 years, and have become increasingly more popular in response to books and television shows. Many have a stereotypical image of an investigator working in a small, cluttered, and smoky office located in the bad part of town. However, this is not the case. Using an investigator is more common now, than it was 50 years ago. They have offices located in a number of areas and typically have others who also work for them, they also investigate more issues now, than they did in the past. Private investigators and detectives search for facts and analyze information about financial, legal and person situations. An investigator can offer a variety of services, for instance finding a missing person, computer crimes, verify an individual’s background, marital, and insurance claims are just a few. An investigator works in a variety of environments, some prefer to do most of their research in office by using the internet and making phone calls, whereas others spend more time in the field conducting surveillance and interviews. Private investigators or detectives typically work for private citizens or businesses. An investigator will often help to solve a crime, however they are not law enforcement officials. Their main goal is collect the information desired by the client. Private investigation is both a contract and proprietary......

Words: 386 - Pages: 2

A Journey

...”A Journey” is a short story by Colm Tóibín. It’s written in 2006. The plot is told by a 3rd person omniscient narrator. The composition of the short story is in chronological order with flashbacks. The story begins in a flashback where we are introduced to David’s fear of presence. David is an unsteady boy who is afraid of life. To overcome his fear he keeps asking questions about life and people’s presence in the world. The oil painting, Interior with Woman and Child, on picture 1 by Paul Mathey from 1890 could be an illustration of David – a sad, alone boy who don’t feel secure. Who just stands waiting for the next thing to happen? Mrs. Redmond is taking care of him. David feels safe when he is near her: “Often, when Mary went down to the cottage to collect him, he did not want to come home. But then, once he was back in his own house, he would start to smile again and follow her around asking her questions or, when he was older, telling her what had happened to him at school”[1]. You can tell that he is secure when he is with Mrs. Redmond because he likes staying with her. You can also tell from the quotation above that he looks up to her mother and thinks that she has a large knowledge. He is embarrassed of his stay at the hospital. He can’t look her mother in her eyes afterwards: “… and for a quick second she caught his eye. He looked away”. David’s mother, Mary, has thick blonde hair and a large-boned face. She wants......

Words: 741 - Pages: 3

The Journey

...THE JOURNEY The sun slowly rose on Tuesday morning. The bags were packed and at the bottom of the stairs; the cat had gone to the grandparent’s house yesterday, mum and dad were up bright and early. The smell of bacon and eggs wafted through the house. But, to me, none of this mattered; it was 4a.m, I was tired. I had not slept because I thought it would be clever to stay up all night, and being a grumpy stereotypical teenager, I longed to stay in bed until 12 o’clock. It was the holidays for God’s sake! Why should I be up earlier than I am for school? The smell of bacon seeped under the door of my room and over powered the smell of old socks that lurked menacingly under the bed. But still I did not move, it was far, far, far to early! It was the third cry from dad that made me lumber out of bed. Slowly, still half asleep, I got dressed, having to take my t-shirt off once, as I had put it on inside out the first time. I lugged my body into the bathroom and washed my face, cold water trickled down my back giving me icy chills. I cleaned my teeth and then I trudged down the stairs. The smell of bacon became intoxicating as I neared the door, I needed a hit, and bacon was my drug. I slowly ate and took in all the pleasure I could as it was going to be plane food later. Mum rushed manically around the house checking she’d packed everything and nagging my ear off. The taxi arrived at 4:20 am. Still asleep I dragged the bags towards the car. It was going to be two hours......

Words: 757 - Pages: 4

A Journey

...A Journey Colm Tóibín, born in 195, is an Irish novelist from Wexford and A Journey is a short story written in 2006. Sometimes life is all abort accepting how our lives have turned out. Life makes us wonder whether we have made the right decisions or not and all the decisions makes us only stronger as a person. The main character, Mary, experiences in the short story how hard and surprising life can be. Mary is a wife and a mother, and her husband, Seamus, whose half of his body is paralyzed as a consequence of a stroke. Their marriage seems to have gone well even though her son suffers from a depression. In the beginning being we introduced to David and his mother, Mary. This is a flashback from the main character, where the four years old son is asking her mother a lot of questions as: "Mammy, how do people die?" (P 5, L 1). Mary is amused by his earnestness, but tries to treat him seriously and answer so well as she can. Thereafter the story flash-forwards about sixteen years into the future where Mary is driving home from the hospital with her son in the back seat. In the car she thinks about how her life has turned out to be. David says to his mother, while they are in the car, not to ask him any questions. Throughout the entire car-journey David lights one cigarette after the other and keeps silent most of the time: "I don't know. Just don't ask me anything, is that agreed? Just don't ask me anything." (P 3, L 73) and “ (..) He sat in the back of the car and......

Words: 884 - Pages: 4

Crime Scene Investigator

...Crime Scene Investigator Do you ever wonder why people choose to work as a crime scene investigator also known as CSI? I am not sure why people choose to work in this field but, I do know why I decided on this career. This is my career of choice because the job itself is very interesting and inspiring to me. This strong passion that I have for figuring out crimes and causes of death will fit perfect for this job. My mother reminds me all the time that when I was a little girl, I always wanted to know how and why people got killed. Now as a grown up I want to finally be able to figure out how or why people die. I want to put my critical thinking skills, knowledge and medical background to good use. After researching about this career, I made it clear to myself that it is not going to be easy but I will fulfil my dream. Just this thought of knowing that I will be making a difference gives me the strength to continue. If you are interested in this career like me, make sure that you know the following. The easiest way for becoming a crime scene investigator is to become involved with law enforcement. In some cases some police departments hire civilian crime scene investigators, but most are looking for investigators with a police background. In order to be qualified to get a job you need at least a two year associate's degree. However, there are many police departments that require applicants to have a bachelor’s degree. There are a lot of colleges that offer......

Words: 953 - Pages: 4

Stages of individuals in becoming a group

...Discuss the various stages a group of individuals may go through when becoming a team and in doing so pay particular attention to how conflict can be evident and overcome during the process.” The purpose of this essay is to discuss the various stages of team development & roles with in teams and to talk about conflict resolution within groups. Teams are typically a small (10-15) unit of people with a specific set of skills that have come together to achieve a common goal. Work teams can also be generally defined as an interdependent collection of individuals (Hackman, 1980). It is vital that individuals are capable to not only work efficiently on their own but also able to come together as a team and to compromise and communicate well. Good team management means the outcome of good team performance which is being proven to be the key building blocks within organisations (Boddy, 2011). The essay will provide an overview of two theories concerning team development and roles. The two ideas of focus will be on Belbin’s team roles and Tuckman’s team development theories as well as the Thomas- Kilmann’s Conflict Resolution mode. Team development in an interpersonal process (Buchanan, 2007). It has also been advised by management writer, Peter Drucker - whose work is greatly admired by Bill Gates founder of Microsoft, that “teams work best when there are few members” (Wartzman, 2013). This can be viewed as the forming stage of Tuckman’s development theory; a set of individuals...

Words: 1219 - Pages: 5

A Journey

...A Journey A Journey is a story written by Colm Tóibín in 2006. The story is about Mary, her family and their problems. In this essay I will find out what could cause the problems. To support my claims I will make an analysis and interpret the short story “A journey” in which I will put my interpretation into perspective with this to other items. The story starts in media res where we get introduced to Mary the protagonist, and her son David. At the beginning of the story there is a flashback. The flashback is from David’s childhood. Suddenly the story moves on to present time, where Mary picks her son up from the hospital and drives him home. Almost the whole story takes place in the car. Mary is an ordinary married woman and it seems like she has an unhappy and depressed family. She lives with her husband Seamus and her son David, in the house her father gave her at her weeding. David is suffering from a depression and Mary does not know why, neither can she figure it out. Mary seems to be a good and careful mother “She dreamed for a second that they had not sold it and thought that working there every day might help David” Even though if it seems like Mary has been a good mother, she still has not spend a enough of her time with David when he was child. “Mrs. Redmond, who lives in a nearby cottage and whose husband died just after David was born, came in every day to help and babysat at night if they wanted to get out” This might indicate that it was not......

Words: 1048 - Pages: 5


...The Journey to Oblivion and Back Background: I’m 20 years old, male, and a junior college. Outside of smoking pretty often, I’ve done ecstasy, shrooms, and 2c-I, all once and spread out by 6 and 9 months respectively. I read that 2c-c was fairly mild, so I decided to take 50mg alone. This would reportedly give me a calm, easy going trip. How wrong these reports turned out to be. Part I: The Beginning of the End (T+000) Planning to walk around in the woods, I take the self-prepared capsule at around 3 in the afternoon on a Friday. After about 30 minutes, I leave my dorm and head towards my destination. The come up is extremely jarring. Instead of a smooth gradual immersion into the new world, I go from normal, to feeling slightly weird, to being out of my mind, over the span of the next 30 minutes or so. When I realized I was in for more than I bargained for, I decided against going into the woods. At this point, I am having difficulty walking and have to keep sitting down. I get the feeling people are looking at me strangely, but I am most likely appearing normal. Worried and wanting somebody to talk to, I call one of my friends. When I tell him what is happening, he exclaims laughingly to somebody he is with that his friend is on drugs. This is not what I wanted to hear. The words reverberate through me negatively. The body high is now coming into full effect and it is overwhelming. I needed to be with somebody I knew. My friend’s freshman brother was in...

Words: 1881 - Pages: 8

Fire Investigator

...Clementi had jumped off a bridge into the Hudson river, his body was found hours later. His last communication with the world was a Facebook status declaring he was jumping off the bridge and that he was sorry. Dharun and Molly were both charged with several counts, Molly made a deal to testify against Dharun for her charges to be dropped and later on Dharun was sentenced to 30 days in jail by a New Jersey judge for spying on his Tyler Clementi ‘s gay tryst. Ravi, 20, spent his 30 day jail term and was also sentenced to three years probation, ordered to complete 300 hours of community service and attend counseling programs for cyber-bullying and alternative lifestyles. If you feel that the abuse your child has been enduring is grounds for real criminal charges, do not hesitate to take the matter to the police. There are legal measures that can be taken by the all local law enforcement offices to put an end to your child’s torment. Never be afraid to share your bullying stories with your friends and family, or other people in authority who can help. Sharing a problem does help lessen the burden and will result in help when the right person is told about the problem.  These examples of cyber bully stories does make it clear we have problems with how the internet is used, how social media is used and how victims feel or react. Take some time out to read more on this topic by clicking any of the blue links in this article. Got a bullying story you want to share? a bullying......

Words: 526 - Pages: 3

The Journey

...The Journey Jimmy R. Hammond No words are necessary. If you were there you know. If you weren't count yourself as lucky. For me, I am a better man for it Nov 06-Jan08 571st MP CO. The author is unknown at this time. This paper is not intended for the public. This is my way of dealing with the sometimes overwhelming sadness that I face. The Journey The pages of life start out with you lying on your back unable to take care of even the simplest need. All of that is provided for by the parent until later in life when you start crawling, walking, and eventually running through life. My journey began traveling up and down the highways as a child in East Texas working through what was to be my childhood home in the piney woods. It is where I learned the spirit of being an adventuress child. I lived 15 miles outside of Livingston, TX adjacent to or actually just past the run down old sub-division of Indian Springs named for the natural springs there. Many of my friends and even some of my family lived there. I ran up and down those old red dirt roads most of my childhood playing, fishing, and learning all I thought there was to know about being a man. My grandparents lived there and it was where I always loved to be. My grandfather affectionately known as “Papa” was my hero. I did not know much about his past other than that he served in World War II. There house was a three bedroom that had been turned into four red brick house surrounded by the tall pine...

Words: 1142 - Pages: 5

A Journey

...While a journey might mean different thing to different people, it means an exploration and discovery for me. It has meant joy and happiness that result from exploration. It is a discovery. It is the discovery of a beautiful and blissful world where the soul remains blissfully forgetful of the real world that I am in. It remains so till suddenly and against my wishes I am brought back. The mind runs to this beautiful world. It wants to go back again and again there …till accidentally and suddenly the flight of soul brings me again over there. This journey is never planned, never prepared in advance even as mind and soul thirst for that journey again. The journey takes me to a dream world. In my dream I often meet fairies and angels. That I should partake of this journey often surprises me. I was raised on rock ‘n’ roll, fast food and subways. I have never ever been to any other culture or learnt any tribal techniques. My daily routine is nothing different from the others – read the papers, take your breakfast, go to work, come back, watch TV, eat dinner, and finally go to sleep. This leaves for no other activity including journey. Nevertheless, the journey I have spoken of just happens any time. There is no fixed time interval after which my journey takes place, nor is there any frequency of the journey that can be detected. It may be several times in a month or once in a month after an interval of several moths. But whenever I take this journey it brings me to an......

Words: 672 - Pages: 3

Richard Conte | BDRipVF Astérix - Le Domaine des Dieux | Hanger Kettingen