Besides public law enforcement, criminal justice professionals can also be employed for private companies, organizations and individuals to provide day-to-day protection or security. These professionals may be self-employed as private investigators, where they may also occasionally work with public agencies toward solving a crime.
More commonly these professionals are employed as private security guards or patrol officers, hired by a business or organization to provide security or protective services.
Private investigators are hired by individuals, businesses or organizations to look into matters that may be too sensitive for public officers, may not be crimes, or that public officials simply don’t have the time for. Typically the matters being investigated … Continue reading
Private security officers are employed by businesses, organizations and individuals to provide smaller-scale security on a limited premises. Private security guards may provide protective services for locations such as an office building, shopping mall or campus, or for events such … Continue reading