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Criminal Justice Pathway

Thank you for taking the time to visit our informational page on the Criminal Justice Pathway within our Law & Public Safety Program.

One of the most appealing aspects of working in criminal justice field is the diversity of career options available. Criminal justice examines concepts in areas including criminology, psychology, and sociology. This interdisciplinary nature leads to careers in a variety of settings.  Here are just a few popular careers below: Conservation Officer, Corrections Officer, Crime Lab Analyst, Crime Scene Investigator, Criminal Investigator, DEA Agent, FBI Agent, Technician,

Criminal Justice Instructor - retired First Lieutenant Jamel Perkins 

Homeland Security Professional, Homicide Detective, K9 Officer, Lawyer, Paralegal, Park Ranger, Parole Officer, Police Officer, Private Investigator, Probation Officer, Secret Service Agent, State Trooper, Substance Abuse Counselor, and Victim Advocate.

Criminal Justice Course Sequences


Student Testimonials

2020 Criminal Justice student - Sheena Hardy

2020 Criminal Justice Student - Sofiya Hussien

2020 Criminal Justice student - Hannah Christensen

Gar-Field Senior High School
Law & Public Safety Program Instructional Staff

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Jamel E. Perkins

retired First Lieutenant
Phone: 703.730.7000

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