Mid Michigan College strives to give prospective students an accurate understanding of their chosen field and the career opportunities they can expect to encounter upon graduation. As part of this effort, Mid is hosting three seminars focused on top issues, educational requirements, and career opportunities in the Criminal Justice and Corrections fields.

The seminars will feature local criminal justice professionals including a Michigan State Police SWAT Sniper, Michigan State Police Trooper, County Sheriff, and others. The seminars will take place online via Zoom and attendees will receive a certificate of completion.

  • Friday, January 29 | The state of Criminal Justice & Corrections Part I
    • Two session options | 9am-10am and 1pm-2pm
      • What does “defund the police” really mean?
      • Choosing a focus for your career - what are the options?
      • Police Reform and Accountability
      • Why does community support matter?
      • What is qualified immunity?
  • Friday, February 26 | The state of Criminal Justice & Corrections Part II
    • Two session options | 9am-10am and 1pm-2pm
      • Career options in Criminal Justice and Corrections.
      • What about DEI (diversity, equity, inclusion) Bias Training?
      • What role does social justice play in the future of the Criminal Justice field?
      • Law Enforcement’s role and response with those suffering from mental illness.
  • Friday, March 26 | The Education of a Police Officer
    • Two session options | 9am-10am and 1pm-2pm
      • What advantages does this afford?
      • Why hire a college educated Police Officer?
      • The importance of education and communication in Law Enforcement
      • What is the appropriate response to those who would say “I don’t need a college education to enter Criminal Justice career”?
“This is a keen opportunity to meet with and gain exposure to well-established professionals in the criminal justice and corrections fields,” noted Chris Pellerito, Admissions Representative at Mid Michigan College. “Our presenters are published in the area, currently teaching at the college-level, and bring a wealth of experience in the field to the table.”

To register visit: https://midmich.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMoc-Cupj8oE9VlHNzHEWHXsx1AxVm6twc7

To learn more about the Criminal Justice Today series contact Chris Pellerito at (989) 386-6660 or cpellerito@midmich.edu.

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