Careers in Criminal Justice 1a


Have you ever wondered what steps take place as people as they move through the court system? The criminal justice system is a very complex field that requires dedicated people willing to pursue equal justice for all. Explore different career choices and how the juvenile justice system, the correctional system, and the trial process all work together to maintain social order.


Required Materials


  • Sharpened pencil
  • Two sheets of plain white paper
  • Clear tape (packaging tape works best, but any clear tape will do)
  • Camera or device that can take pictures
  • Video recording device like a phone or camera
  • Poster board
  • Markers
  • Pencil
  • Blank sheet of paper
  • One piece of sturdy paper (optional)
  • Scissors (optional)
  • Coloring utensils (markers, colored pencils, etc.) (optional)
  • Microphone
  • Headphones


  • Graphic design tool (like Canva or something similar) (optional)
  • Word processing software
  • Slide presentation software
  • Recording and editing software (e.g., audacity free version)


  • Friend or family member to act as a “criminal”
  • Someone to act out a script with (optional)