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Law Enforcement Career Day Booked at Mississippi College

Harry Porter, Administration of Justice Director

Law enforcement leaders will soon recruit students during Homeland Security Career Day at Mississippi College.

The April 4 event on the Clinton campus is open to MC students and others from institutions around the state. Police departments from across the Magnolia State and as far away as Austin, Texas will send representatives. The New Orleans police department is also expected to send its personnel here.

The annual event that Tuesday is set for 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Anderson Hall in the B.C. Rogers Student Center.

The MC Career Services Office and the Christian university’s administration of justice/Homeland Security program are partnering as the sponsors.

Officials from state agencies, including the Mississippi Department of Corrections, the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and Mississippi Department of Public Safety will attend.

Federal staffers from the Drug Enforcement Administration, the U.S. Marshal’s office, Homeland Security and other agencies will be represented, too.

Officials will soon hire students for jobs as well as internships, said Mississippi College Career Services director Jim Miller.

Hiring trends look good for criminal justice and Homeland Security graduates across the nation this year.

President Donald Trump seeks to beef-up manpower for Homeland Security and other law enforcement agencies as soon as possible, says MC criminal justice professor Godfrey Garner.

MC’s criminal justice bachelor’s degree program was recently recognized by as a best value for offering academic quality at affordable prices.

For more information, contact Godfrey Garner at 601-918-1390 or Administration of Justice director Harry Porter at 601-925-3266.