Public safety, also called public security, refers to the welfare and protection of the greater community. It involves protecting the public from crime, disaster, and other potential threats to their safety and wellbeing. Public safety professionals, such as police officers … Continue reading What is Public Safety Administration, and How Can You Get Involved?
You’re looking for an exciting career. You want to help others. You are brave and have a passion for standing up for what’s right. You may be perfect for a career in the criminal justice or public safety fields. The … Continue reading Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security: A Breakdown of this Cluster of Careers
A criminal justice degree is designed to prepare students for careers in law enforcement, corrections, and the U.S. court system. Through a criminal justice program, you will learn the ins and outs of the correctional and legal systems in America, … Continue reading Do I Need an Associate or Bachelor’s in Criminal Justice?
If you grew up pretending to “catch the bad guys” and you long for a career that involves giving back to your community, you may be considering a career in public safety. This exciting field requires physical stamina, mental strength, … Continue reading How to Become a Public Safety Officer
Emergencies can happen at any time. When disaster or tragedy strikes, there needs to be brave individuals who run towards the danger, to protect those who are running from it. Police officers. First responders. FBI agents. Security guards. Emergency management … Continue reading Why Pursue a Public Safety and Security Degree?
As we’ve all seen in headlines over the years, disaster and tragedy can strike at any time. Forget the Marvel characters. Our country needs real-life superheroes to protect us in the face of danger. If you desire a career that … Continue reading What is Public Safety and Where Do You Fit in?
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) needs strong and capable agents to help protect the nation – and its citizens – from dangerous and illegal drug trafficking. Do you have what it takes? The DEA is one of the most … Continue reading How to Become a DEA Agent
Disaster and tragedy can strike without warning. In these times of trouble, leaders and heroes step forward to bring order to the chaos. Here at Goodwin College we educate such professionals — those who run towards the danger, who put … Continue reading The Perks of Public Safety Training
Law enforcement is a multidisciplinary field within the realm of criminal justice. Despite popular belief, there are many paths you can take beyond the traditional police officer jobs. Within the field of law enforcement, you can become a criminal investigator, … Continue reading “Investigating” Law Enforcement Colleges in CT? 4 Considerations
If you’re interested in pursuing an in-demand career that allows you to serve and protect your fellow citizens, then you may have thought about attending courses at a criminal justice school. Those who are able to call themselves protectors possess … Continue reading Considering a Security Certification? Think Goodwin College
There is an ever-growing demand for individuals who can commit to the future safety and security of our schools. There is an ever-increasing need for educational, law enforcement, and security professionals to step up on school grounds. To become leaders. … Continue reading The Growing Importance of School Safety and Security Training
Goodwin has six public safety and criminal justice programs, offering certificates, associate degrees, and bachelor’s degrees. Learn more today! Continue reading You Were Born To Be a Protector
After graduating from Windsor High, Nathaneal Wright, 19, enrolled in Goodwin’s Summer Bridge Academy, a program designed to bridge students seamlessly from high school to college. Continue reading Nathaneal Wright: “It’s a good feeling coming here every day”
Desso is now a student in the Public Safety program at Goodwin. “I came to Goodwin because it is an institution that strives for results. The concept of ‘When am I ever going to use this?’ does not exist here,” Desso said. Desso chose Public Safety because she wants to serve the community she lives in. “It’s a unique field,” Desso explained, “because you can prevent issues before they occur as opposed to being faced with only the aftermath.” Continue reading Kelly Desso: From Music to Asset Protection