Criminal Justice Quotes to Live By

5 Jun 2015

Criminal Justice Quotes to Live By

The movers and shakers in the criminal justice world span careers of law, security, intelligence and law enforcement. We’ve rounded up a list of today’s leaders and their quotes that define and aim to ever-improve the criminal justice system. Be inspired and get motivated about your career in criminal justice!


Cory Booker is the junior United States Senator from New Jersey and was elected in 2013. He spent seven years as the Mayor of Newark, New Jersey. He’s the first African-American senator to be elected in New Jersey.

Cory Booker Quote on Criminal Justice


Jeh Johnson is the United States Secretary of Homeland Security. He has also served as the Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Southern District of New York, General Counsel of the Department of the Air Force under President Bill Clinton and General Counsel of the Department of Defense under President Barack Obama.

Jeh Johnson Quote on Cyber Security


William Bratton is the New York City Police Commissioner, a post he has held twice. He has also served as the Commissioner of the Boston Police Department and New York City Police Department (NYPD) Commissioner and Chief of the Los Angeles Police Department.

William Bratton Police Quote


Sonia Sotomayor is an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. She is the third female justice and first justice of Hispanic descent. Prior to her Supreme Court appointment, Sotomayor was nominated to the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York and then the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Sonia Sotomayor Law Quote


Connie Patrick is the fifth Director of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center. The FLETC serves as an interagency law enforcement training organization for 90 Federal agencies. Before appointed to director, Patrick spent 20 years in a law enforcement career.

Connie Patrick Law Enforcement Quote


Gloria Allred is a civil rights lawyer who is known for her defense in high profile and controversial cases. Many of her cases center on women’s rights, employee discrimination and wrongful termination.

Gloria Allred Injustice Quote


Julia Pierson served as the 23rd Director of the United States Secret Service. She was appointed by President Barack Obama and became the first woman to head the agency. Prior to her appointment, she spent nearly 30 years as a Secret Service special agent.

Julia Pierson History Quote


John Brennan is the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency. Brennan spent 25 years working with the CIA, including chief counterterrorism advisor to President Barack Obama and Deputy National Security Advisor for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism.

John Brennan Intelegence Quote


Nathan Hecht is the Chief Justice of the Texas Supreme Court. He has spent 27 years on the Supreme Court and also served as a lieutenant in the U.S. Naval Reserve.

Nathan Hecht Quote On Criminal Justice

3 Responses

  1. Rob McKelvey

    Agree with John Brennan. Intelligence is necessary for America to smartly fight a war on terror so we know how to make decisions. Knowledge is power

  2. Jason Felker

    William Bratton has made some controversial decisions in law enforcement but isn’t safe city the big overarching goal? That communities and police respect each other and help each other build a safe city.

  3. Cassie Riley

    I’ve followed Gloria Allred’s cases for years. Her dedication to defending women and minorities is so inspiring

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