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New Practitioners in Criminal Justice and change

A growing number of entry-level criminal justice practitioners have college degrees. Will the advanced education of these practitioners create a greater or lesser resistance to change from with criminal justice agencies and why?

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Change within criminal justice agencies is a long and tedious transitional process because I personally attended college with criminal justice practitioners who in their youthful bliss and prime were resistant to change. This was recently as I only graduated from one of the most prestigious criminal justice schools in the nation in 2008. The reason that change is resisted against by criminal justice agencies is because of ...

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This article provides a summary of the level of resistance to change evident in criminal justice organizations. New practitioners within the field face several obstacles if they wish to implement change, and the solution highlights some of these obstacles.