Friday, December 23, 2011

Course Info - I-Series

Are you looking for CORE courses to take?  Do you want to take courses that spark your imagination, demand intellect, inspiration, and innovation, and conclude where feasible with real world implementation.  Take a look at the new General Education I-Series Courses on the web, or follow them on Twitter @GenEdUMD.

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Recruitment Event - Baltimore Police Department

On January 22 and 23, 2012, the Baltimore Police Department is holding a recruitment event targeting college graduates, seniors and veterans.  Due to a larger than expected increase in the number of applicants and hires to the department, we are looking to hire substantially less people than expected a year ago and are encouraging those who are interested in a career in law enforcement to apply.

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Course Cancellation - CCJS399C

CCJS399C has been cancelled for the Winter 2012 term.  The course will be offered again in the spring semester, and we encourage all interested students to register as soon as possible.

Thank you

Job Opportunity - Westfield (Indiana) Police Department

The Westfield Police Department will be initiating a hiring process to create an eligibility list for patrol officer positions. This eligibility list will be valid through 2013. Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit a pre-application by January 16, 2012. Experienced sworn officers may qualify for lateral transfer benefits.

Internship Opportunity - Office of Enforcement Operations

The Criminal Division’s Office of Enforcement Operations (OEO) provides prosecutorial and investigative support and legal advice to Department of Justice (DOJ) components in over 40 substantive areas. Over 100 employees work in five separate units comprising OEO: the Electronic Surveillance Unit, the International Prisoner Transfer Unit, the Special Operations Unit, the Policy and Statutory Enforcement Unit, and the Freedom of Information Act Unit. OEO attorneys and analysts review applications to use electronic surveillance in federal criminal investigations; applications to enter the Federal Witness Security Program (WSP); requests for witness immunities; requests to close public court proceedings; requests to transfer convicted prisoners to and from foreign countries to serve remaining sentences; and requests to issue subpoenas or search warrants upon attorneys or members of the media. OEO provides prosecutorial and investigative support services to U.S. Attorneys' Offices (USAOs), various Justice Department components, and federal law enforcement agencies. OEO also assists in developing Justice Department policy on emerging technologies and telecommunications issues, and serves as the Victim-Witness coordinator for the Criminal Division. Please visit OEO’s website:

Scholarship Opportunity - College of Behavioral & Social Sciences

Interested in a BSOS College Scholarship? The application period is now open!  BSOS College offers several scholarships to its students.  Each scholarship has individual eligibility criteria, so please read the information carefully.  The scholarship awards will be granted for the Fall 2012 semester.  The deadline for all scholarship applications is: 5:00 PM on Friday, January 25, 2012.

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Reminder - MSCCSP Internship

You only have one month left to submit your resume and cover letter to for the Maryland State Commission on Criminal Sentencing Policy Spring 2012 internship.  This is a great opportunity to assist with research pertaining to Maryland's sentencing guidelines, and you can earn up to 6 credits for your CCJS Courses of Choice.  See the original post for more information.

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Reminder - Fall 2011 Course Evaluations

December 14, 2011 is the last day for students to complete course evaluations for the Fall 2011 semester.  Please visit to evaluate any and all courses you have taken this past semester.

Thank you in advance!

Monday, December 12, 2011

New Spring 2012 CCJS Courses

The CCJS Department is offering a number of new, small, upper level special topics courses.  Below are descriptions of the courses.  If you are interested in a course and would like permission, please submit a course stamp request through  Please keep in mind students are limited to permission for 3 CCJS courses prior to the first day of class.

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Internship Opportunity - U. S. Supreme Court Police EXTENTION

The deadline for submitting applications to the United States Supreme Court Police Internship has been extended to 4:00PM tomorrow, Friday 02 December, 2011.  Please see the original post here for more details.

Internship Opportunity - Maryland State Comission on Criminal Sentencing Policy

The Maryland State Commission on Criminal Sentencing Policy (MSCCSP) is looking for responsible student interns to assist with various research functions including:  data entry, analysis, report writing, and other duties to assist with the monitoring of Maryland’s sentencing guidelines.  Interns will have an opportunity to learn about sentencing policy and practice in Maryland.  Interns will work 40 hours per credit over the course of the internship.  An intern must be a CCJS major, have completed a minimum of 56 credits at time of application, and have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0.  

Work hours (Mon-Fri between 8:00Am-5:00PM) are flexible.  Please submit resume and cover letter to by January 13, 2011.  For more information on MSCCSP, please visit