Careers in Undercover Gang Investigation, 1st Edition

  • Jason Porterfield
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  • ISBN-10: 1477717153
  • ISBN-13: 9781477717158
  • DDC: 363.25
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released February 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Work as an undercover gang investigator is not for everyone. This career guide is for those young people who feel they have the physical and mental toughness and resourcefulness to work in this most difficult of fields. In addition to explaining exactly what personality type is needed and what sorts of physical, emotional, and psychological skills are required, this guide also discusses the most effective pathways to a career in undercover law enforcement, the necessary coursework, two- and four-year degree programs, training, police work, and the networking necessary to break into the undercover ranks at the local, state, or federal level. This career resource meets Common Core standards for career preparedness and work readiness content.

Features and Benefits

  • Detailed Table of Contents, Author Introduction, Cultural Background , Historical Context Overview, Instructional Guide, Social Studies Content, Sidebars, Glossary, For Further Information Section, Web Sites, Further Reading, Bibliography, Index.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: The Team Behind an Undercover Gang Investigation.
2: Infiltrating a Gang.
3: The Skills Needed to Go Undercover and Stay Undercover.
4: Launching a Career in Law Enforcement.
5: Joining the Feds.
For More Information.
For Further Reading.
About the Author.
Photo Credits.