Intro to Law andJusticeAugust 19, 2012Image from Micrsoft Clip Gallery
You must have an associate orbachelor’s degree in forensicscience, biology, chemistry,criminal justice, or a related field. You must also attend a 4 year College or University Some colleges around Georgia that you could attend are: North Georgia College and State University, University of Phoenix, and Brown Mackie College
You have to be experienced as a regular police You also have to officer, and on-the- work 2 to 3 years asjob training in crime a regular officer scene analysis. before applying for a position as a CSI
3 Local Academies American Academy for Forensic Sciences in Albany, GA
5 activities of interestBeing able to Being able to Working with work use different other peopleoutdoors and tools and and having indoors equipment their trust Being able to Being able to go out to crime move up to a scenes and higher rank investigate it
5 things we wouldn’t like aboutbeing a Forensic SpecialistBeing nervous about all the Seeing all Possibly having danger that the violence to travel away could go on and blood from your family around you Knowing that youKnowing that you could mess upmay not see your when you are justfamily and friends starting off as a again police officer
Traits and Critical Skills We think being organized would be most important. This shows that you can keep up with your work. This Speak also shows that you are responsible. Bewell with organized others Being a leader and not a followerWork well Having the with ability to teach Hard work and others others determination Keeping a positive Having faith and attitude hope
Moving up… In order to move up as a forensic specialist, you have to have a lot of work hours completed and you must obtain being a responsible worker.
Average annual pay Median ExperiencedEntry Wage Wage Wage To move up in the pay scale, it depends$38,60 $45,74 $61,280 0 0 heavily on the location, agency,Hourly: Hourly: Hourly:$18.56 $21.99 $29.46 prior experience, and experience of education. Basically, the higher you are in rank, the more you will get paid.
Work Hours Investigators spend their time between police stations and the crime scenes they visit. This involves a great amount of traveling. CSIs work long hours. During non-busy periods, they work around 40 hours a week.Image from Microsoft Image Gallery
Growing in the U.S. This career is continuously growing in the United States. In 2018, the change rate for CSIs should be around 16.9%. 3 careers that go hand-in-hand with Forensic Specialists: Forensic Scientist, Detective, Private Investigator
Works Cited“Career Cruising." Career Cruising. N.p.,8 Aug. 2012. Web. 20 Aug. 2012.<http://public.careercruising.com/us/en>McKay, Dawn Rosenberg. "ForensicScientist: CareerÂ Information."About.com Career Planning. N.p., 20Aug. 2012. Web. 20 Aug. 2012.<http://careerplanning.about.com/cs/occupations/p/forensic_tech.htm>
Summary After researching this career, we think it would be goodto pursue. Taking part in being a CSI contains a lot of work. Youhave to be dedicated and work hard. You have very long workhours the more experienced you become. Along with becomingmore experienced comes a bigger pay check. After goingthrough training and being a police officer, we think it wouldbecome more experienced. CSIs make a decent amount of money per year. Wethink everyone should pursue in a career that pays good. Wethink being a CSI would be a great job. There are a lot of thingsyou can get out of from being a CSI. One thing we expect to getout of this career is, not only do you get to solve crimes, but atthe same time be a hero to the family that was involved in thatcrime.