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Q&A Interview with Criminal Justice Specialist [VIDEO]

May 3, 2021


Kent Chivington dedicated 12-years of his life to serve his country in the Marine Corps and more than 20-years as an officer in the police department protecting the community.

Now the Program Director for the Criminal Justice: Corrections program at SJVC Temecula, Chivington brings a lifetime of discipline, wisdom and leadership to the classroom while supporting student success.

We decided to sit down with Chivington and learn more about the industry and what it takes to build a successful career in the Criminal Justice field.

Check out the video above to learn more about the industry, the different career paths, and some of the skills employers look for when hiring graduates for a career in corrections or private security.

Learn more about the Criminal Justice: Corrections program at SJVC.

Learn more about Kent Chivington, Program Director for the Criminal Justice: Corrections program at SJVC Temecula.

Visit for important information on program outcomes.

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