Criminal Justice Technology prepares students for a broad variety of careers in policing, corrections, courts, private security, and homeland security. The duties include protecting lives and property, enhancing community relations, enforcing laws, patrolling and responding to calls, collecting facts through investigations, conducting surveillance, writing reports, and controlling convicted offenders in a correctional setting or in the community.
Personnel in this vocation are employed by private, local, state, and federal agencies. According to the U. S. Department of Labor the annual income for criminal justice personnel is $22,000. The projected growth in job opportunities in criminal justice positions is in the 21-35% range for the next decade.