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Springfield Police Department is hiring!

The Springfield Police Department is hiring!Applicants must meet the following:

Must possess high school diploma or GED

AND:

-Possess 60 semester hours from accredited college of university;

OR

-Class A MO POST certifications or currently enrolled in a Class A POST program

with successful passing of POST exam within six months of application deadline;

OR

-Class B MO POST certification plus at least 2 years of full time law enforcement

experience within the last 5 years;

OR

-Two years of active duty military service with an honorable discharge;

OR

-Possess 30 semester hours from an accredited college or university plus 3 years of

experience as a Springfield Police Cadet to enter the Academy.

Qualified candidates can apply here: http://www.springfieldmo.gov/1935/City-Jobs

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New Certificate Program: Conservation Law Enforcement

Attention Criminology and Criminal Justice Majors! The CRM department is excited to announce a new undergraduate certificate program, Conservation Law Enforcement that will begin Fall 2017. A certificate program is an area of concentration within the CRM major. This is a joint certificate between the Biology Department and Criminology and Criminal Justice Department and will require courses in both departments. The Conservation Law Enforcement Certificate is geared toward those students interested in pursuing a career in conservation law enforcement, but is open to anyone who wishes to pursue it. If you are interested in this certificate, or for more information, contact Dr. Suttmoeller (MSuttmoeller@MissouriState.edu)

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Waterloo Iowa accepting resumes for police testing

The City of Waterloo is accepting resumes for police
testing. Resumes can only be submitted by going to the
City of Waterloo website: www.cityofwaterlooiowa.com,
clicking on the Police Officer Recruit position, reading
through the description and following the directions to
submit your resume.
We will not accept mailed, faxed, hand-delivered or
directly emailed resumes. Deadline to submit resume is
Noon on Friday, March 24, 2017. Women and minorities
are encouraged to apply. Call 319-291-4303 with
questions. A.A./E.E.O.

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Free Criminology tutoring

Starting next Wednesday (03/01) and running through Wednesday (05/17), Sigma Mu Sigma, the Missouri State University chapter of Alpha Phi Sigma, the National Criminal Justice Honor Society will be offering FREE tutoring to any student currently enrolled in an undergraduate CRM course from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. in Strong 205. This is a free service to our students. You do not have to register- just show up!

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Home Land Security Positions

It was announced today, that the federal government will be hiring 10,000 Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents and officers and 5,000 Border Patrol agents. Also, the CRM department will offer a couple of classes on national defense, immigration, and border enforcement this summer and fall. Ms. Saxon will teach CRM 397: Immigration and Crime during the summer intercession, Dr. McCarthy will teach CRM 397: Securing and Managing U.S. Borders during the summer and fall semester and Dr. Suttmoeller will teach CRM 440: Homeland Defense and Security this summer.

https://www.dhs.gov/homeland-security-careers

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Criminology Scholarships application deadline coming up March 1st

The Criminology and Criminal Justice Department offers several scholarships to CRM majors. There are a variety of scholarships and not all require demonstrated financial need. To complete a scholarship application visit:

http://www.missouristate.edu/…/scho…/GeneralScholarships.htm

The deadline for the application is March 1.
There are a variety of scholarships and not all require demonstrated financial need. To complete a scholarship application visit:

CRM majors are eligible to apply for the departmental scholarships listed below. There are a variety of scholarships and not all require demonstrated financial need. To complete a scholarship application visit:
http://www.missouristate.edu/…/scho…/GeneralScholarships.htm

The deadline for the application is March 1.
CRM Scholarships:

Crime and Society Scholarship Fund:There are currently no requirements for this scholarship other than being a student seeking a degree in the Criminology Field.

Frank P. Briggs Law Enforcement Career Development Scholarship: $1,500 scholarships will be awarded annually to an undergraduate student seeking a degree in Criminology/Criminal Justice. The student must be a full-time active duty law enforcement officer holding the rank of Sergeant or below. The student must submit a letter of recommendation from a fellow officer. Students receiving tuition reimbursements from their law enforcement agency are not eligible.
Scholarship in Societal Studies: Awarded annually to a full-time student majoring in the Criminology Department. Sophomores or greater must be in good academic standing. Awards made with regard for financial need.

Michael K. Carlie Make a Difference Scholarship: The Recipient of this award will be an undergraduate student, in good standing at Missouri State University, who has completed at least 60 hours of university-level course work and have at least a 2.5 GPA in the criminology major with at least 12 completed credit hours in that major. Two letters of recommendation should accompany the application. Those letters should come from individuals who can best assess the applicant’s contribution to working with and making a difference in the lives of children in need. The student must be properly enrolled at Missouri State University and majoring in that department.

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