News Release
March 14, 2011


Law Enforcement Job Fair 3/23 at HCC
Features Forum with Law Enforcement Officials

Open to Public at No Charge

BRIDGEPORT – Housatonic Community College will hold its Third Annual Law Enforcement Job Fair Wednesday, March 23.

The event is designed to expose students to various career options and highlight the importance of higher education for future criminal justice practitioners. Representatives from  federal, state and local law enforcement agencies will be on hand to provide recruitment information.

New to the event this year will an informal forum conducted by representatives from the Connecticut Judicial Branch, State Police, and FBI. Attendees will have the opportunity to direct questions to the panelists after each presentation.

The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Events Center in Beacon Hall. Criminal Justice majors from other colleges are invited to attend the event, which is open to the public at no charge.

Housatonic Community College offers an associate degree and four certificate programs in this field. Certificate programs are offered in Corrections, Criminal Investigation, Police management and Administration, and Security Operations. Courses are transferable to four-year colleges and universities having programs in criminal justice, public administration, and social sciences. In addition, the college has automatic transfer agreements with four-year colleges such as Sacred Heart University and the University of New Haven that offers automatic acceptance to criminal justice students who meet specified criteria.

Housatonic Community College provides an affordable and accessible education through two-year degrees, transfer preparation, and certificate programs, as well as a wide variety of continuing education and personal/professional enrichment seminars and workshops.  In addition, HCC offers employee and occupational training for businesses, municipalities, government agencies, and professional associations to help develop the educated and skilled workforce required to meet regional business and industry needs.  HCC is nationally recognized as an “Achieving the Dream” institution.  To learn more, visit the college’s website at:

HCC is located at 900 Lafayette Blvd. in downtown Bridgeport, less than 150 yards off I-95 (Exit 27) and Rte. 8 (Exit 1), a block from the Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard. Free parking is available in the Housatonic garage.