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Criminal Justice Careers: What's It Like To Be An FBI Agent?

Posted by Mary Beth Erskine on Jun 18, 2013 9:12:00 AM

What’s a career as an FBI agent really like? Saint Leo University Associate Professor Peter Wubbenhorst shares some insight.

There’s no typical day for an FBI agent.

But then legal counselor Peter Wubbenhorst was not your typical FBI agent, either.

There were many days during his 22-year career with the agency when he would snap on his bulletproof vest in the morning – ready to help a SWAT team take down a cop killer in a dangerous part of town.

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Topics: Criminal Justice

After 20 Years, Veteran Officer Earns Criminal Justice Degree Online

Posted by Mary Beth Erskine on May 30, 2013 8:13:00 AM

Decorated police officer and 2013 graduate of Saint Leo’s online criminal justice program finds pride in his work, family, education, and service to his country.

By Mark Puskarich

Michael Boyer is a proud man.

He’ll let you know that he’s proud to be a veteran of two branches of our nation’s military. He’s proud to be married to his wife and to be a father and a grandfather. He’s proud to serve as a law enforcement officer and to help those who cannot help themselves.

He’s also very proud to be a Saint Leo University graduate.

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Topics: Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice Program To Stream Incident Command Simulation Lab

Posted by Mary Beth Erskine on Feb 25, 2013 8:19:00 AM

Get an inside look at an authentic incident command simulation. Partnering with military and police personnel, Saint Leo’s criminal justice program will stage a simulated takedown of a human trafficking ring. Be there for the action on March 2.

Your incorrigible dog has done it again. You’re on a walk and before you could yank him away, his sniffer goes into overdrive, and he does his trademark “grab and gulp.”

Who knows what he ingested this time.

A trip to the vet and an X-ray later and you discover the gruesome answer: the tip of a human finger.

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Topics: Criminal Justice

Earning A Criminal Justice Degree On-The-Go

Posted by Mary Beth Erskine on Feb 14, 2013 1:48:00 PM

Saint Leo University's distance learning option gives on-the-road Navy veteran, Rick Watson, the opportunity to earn a criminal justice degree.

Now a retired U.S. Navy Senior Chief Petty Officer, Rick Watson had little opportunity to even think about pursuing a college degree during the 24 years he was serving in the Navy.

"With the amount of time I spent traveling and away from my family while on active duty, it was difficult for me to focus on anything beyond my day-to-day responsibilities," he said.

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Topics: Criminal Justice

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