Probation Officer Application Letter Sample

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As a Criminal Justice graduated student who is presently pursuing a master’s degree in Applied Philosophy and Ethics at Texas State University, I am writing to request a potential opportunity of employment as an entry level U. S. Probation Officer. I first learned of the opening(s) through a friend that is currently employed as a U.S. Probation Officer at the McAllen, TX Division. I am interested in a position that will allow me to combine the skills I have developed in both Criminal Justice and Philosophy.

Throughout my undergraduate career I maintained a 4.0 GPA and currently hold a 4.0 GPA in graduate school. Part of my hard work ethic can be seen in my grades. I have received multiple academic scholarships and prestigious academic awards. During my undergraduate career, I was part of multiple organizations where I held leadership positions. In particular, Alpha Phi Sigma-The National Criminal Justice Honor Society, where I was president and Phi Kappa Theta Fraternity where I was intellectual chair. Being part of multiple organizations, I learned to be outspoken, organized and
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In this particular case, my working knowledge of computer software is something extra I have to offer. Besides my working knowledge of computer software, I have excellent bilingual (Spanish/English) skills to offer. Also, my background in the studies of Criminal Justice and Philosophy, I feel, make me an even stronger candidate for the entry level probation officer positon because I have a unique skill set to offer which includes my ability to communicate well orally and in writing, while thinking critically and analytically. Possessing these skills can be useful when promoting community safety, gathering information, supervising offenders, interacting with collateral agencies, preparing reports, conducting investigations, and presenting recommendations to the
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