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Life After Law Enforcement: Career Options for Former Police Officers

In life after law enforcement, your skills will translate well to many different career fields. It’s worth considering the following career options.

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4 Major Reasons to Go Back To College

Nowadays, it’s not uncommon for adults to return to college, especially with the flexibility that distance education can provide for busy students. Here are four reasons why you might consider going back to school.

Education: Learning to Lead

You can advance your career through organizational leadership education.

Atlanta Officer Awarded Columbia Southern University Scholarship

Murphy, who has been with the department for eight years, plans to use the scholarship to pursue a master’s degree in criminal justice administration.

University Awards Georgia Communications Officer Scholarship

Columbia Southern University recently awarded Georgia resident Joanne Southerland the "Hero Behind the Hero Scholarship."

The Value of Continuing Education in Criminal Justice

Today, more employers are requiring certificates for certain positions. For employees, certification offers a competitive edge and heightens career advancement opportunities.

For Community Policing to Succeed, Walking Around Isn’t Enough

Community policing is a way for members of a community and the local police to work hand-in-hand, but what all does it require of residents and volunteers, and how does a community ensure a successful program?

Why Writing Skills Are So Important in the Study of Criminal Justice

Writing skills are more integral in the criminal justice field than many people realize. Discover why you should improve your writing when in college.

CSU Names PA Police Chief Outstanding Law Enforcement Professional of the Year

Columbia Southern University (CSU) recently presented student Matthew Bartal, police chief for North Annville Township in Lebanon County, PA, with the award for 2017 Outstanding Law Enforcement Professional of the Year.

Assessing Your Education Options

Students need to seek out educational opportunities that hit a variety of learning styles—all programs (whether in a classroom or online) are not created equal.