Interested in a career in law enforcement?
The fair is open to the public.
Multitude of experts
Professionals from the CIA, DEA, U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Fairfax Countyâ€™s McConnell Public Safety and Transportation Operations Center, Fairfax County Fire and Rescue, Fairfax County Sheriffâ€™s Office, Herndon Police Department, and representatives from the U.S. Armed Forces will provide information on careers with their respective agencies.
Also on hand will be representatives from institutions of higher learning that offer criminal justice programs, including Northern Virginia Community College, West Virginia University, Delaware State University, and Marymount University.
Students from criminal justice programs in Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) will attend the fair.
Criminal justice is one of the fastest growing careers in the United States. Education for this profession ranges from a high school diploma to associateâ€™s and bachelorâ€™s degrees as well as advanced degrees such as a juris doctor (JD) or degree in medicine.
Marshall Academy, one of six high school academies in FCPS, specializes in International Studies and Business and Engineering and Scientific Technology.
It is located at 7731 Leesburg Pike in the Falls Church area of Fairfax County.