SECTION 1: CRIMINAL JUSTICE EDUCATION AND INFORMATION NEEDS

 

First, we would like to learn a little about your thoughts on criminal justice education, training, and information needs.

 

1.1 When you think about the minimum amount of education or training that should be required before a person can work in the following criminal justice positions, what do you think should be the minimum requirements? (Please select the one response that best represents your thoughts about the minimum education levels required for each of the following criminal justice workers and mark in the appropriate space beside them.)

 

 

Specialized

Training Only

Specialized

Training

and College Degree

Specialized

Training and Criminal Justice Degree

Specialized

Training and

Graduate Degree

Specialized

Training and

Graduate Degree

in Criminal Justice

Local Police Officers

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Local Sheriff’s Deputies

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State level Police Officers (D.P.S. Officers)

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Probation Officers

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Prison Guards

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Parole Officers

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1.2 Have you ever used a computer to go “on-line” to search for any of the following?

 

 

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Information about crime rates.

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Information about convicted sex offenders.

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Information about how the criminal justice system works.

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Information about policing.

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Information about the court system.

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Information about the probation or “community supervision” system.

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Information about prisons.

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Information about the parole system.

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Information about the death penalty.

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Information about particular laws.

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Please specify which laws: