Criminal Justice Internships

The Loras College Center for Experiential Learning (CEL) maintaines a complete list of Internships opportunities. Contact the CEL office, or look at their postings on the Loras Network Portal (Loras id & password required)

The following are examples of where students have interned in the past. 

Students can complete their internship at an agency of their choice.


Metropolitan Police Departments
Asbury Police Department – Asbury, IA
Bellevue Police Department – Bellevue, IA
Bettendorf Police Department – Bettendorf, IA
Bolingbrook Police Department – Bolingbrook, IL
Burlington Police Department – Burlington, IA
Carol Stream Police Department – Carol Stream, IL
Cedar Rapids Police Department – Cedar Rapids, IA
Chicago Police Department – Chicago, IL
Deerfield Police Department – Deerfield, IL
Des Plaines Police Department – Des Plaines, IL
Dubuque Police Department – Dubuque, IA
East Moline Police Department – East Moline, IL
Fairview Heights Police Department – Fairview Heights, IL
Frankfort Police Department – Frankfort, IL
Freeport Police Department – Freeport, IL
Indianola Police Department – Indianola, IA
Iowa City Police Department – Iowa City, IA
Keota Police Department – Keota, IA
Libertyville Police Department –Libertyville, IL
Lincolnwood Police Department – Lincolnwood, IL
Madison Narcotics and Gang Task Force – Madison, WI
Northbrook Police Department – Northbrook, IL
Oak Lawn Police Department – Oak Lawn, IL
Oak Park Police Department – Oak Park, IL
Palos Heights Police Department – Palos Heights, IL
Palos Park Police Department – Palo Park, IL
Riley County Police Department – Manhattan, KS
Rockford Police Department – Rockford, IL
Waterloo Police Department – Waterloo, IA
Williamsburg Police Department – Williamsburg, IA

Juvenile Court Services
Bridgeview Juvenile Probation Unit – Bridgeview, IL
Circuit Court of Cook County – Chicago, IL
Four Oaks of Iowa – Dubuque, IA
Four Oaks Residential Mental Health Services – Cedar Rapids, IA; Independence, IA 
Juvenile Court Services –Dubuque, IA
Juvenile Diversion Program – BSA- Dubuque, IA
Juvenile Residential/Day Treatment Facilities
Linn County Juvenile Court Office – Cedar Rapids, IA
Maryville Academy – Scott Nolan Center – Des Plaines, IL 

County Sheriff’s Departments
Clayton County Sheriff’s Department – St. Olaf, IA
Cook County Sheriff’s Department – Chicago, IL 
Cook County Sheriff’s Department – Maywood, IL 
Dubuque County Sheriff’s Office – Dubuque, IA 
DuPage County Sheriff’s Department – Wheaton, IL 
Fairfax County Police Department - Fairfax, VA
Jackson County Sheriff’s Department – Maquoketa, IA 
Johnson County Sheriff’s Office- Iowa City, IA 
Office of the Sheriff of Jo Daviess County – Galena, IL 
Polk County Sheriff’s Office - Des Moines, IA
Will County Sheriff’s Office – Joliet, IL 
Winnebago County Sheriff’s Police – Rockford, IL 


State Police Departments
Illinois Department of Revenue – Bureau of Criminal Investigation – Chicago, IL 
Illinois State Police Department – Des Plaines, IL 
Iowa State Patrol – Oelwein, IA 
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources – Madison, WI

Prosecuting Attorney/Public Defender Offices
Cook County State’s Attorney’s Investigation Bureau – Chicago, IL 
Dubuque County Attorney’s Office – Dubuque, IA 
Dubuque Public Defender’s Office – Dubuque, IA 
Jo Daviess County State’s Attorney’s Office – Galena, IL 
Office of the Cook County Public Defender – Chicago, IL 
Stephenson County Public Defender’s Office – Freeport, IL

Adult Probation Services
Department of Correctional Services – Dubuque, IA 
Jo Daviess County Probation Department – Galena, IL 
McHenry County Probation & Court Services Department – Woodstock, IL 
Norwich Intake, Assessment, and Referral Unit – Norwich, CT 
Ogle County Probation Department – Oregon, IL 
United States Probation – Davenport, IA 
West Union Residential Facility – West Union, IA

Residential Facilities
Anamosa State Penitentiary – Anamosa, IA
Dubuque Residential Facility – Dubuque, IA 
Sandstone Federal Corrections Institution – Sandstone, MN 
Scott County Sheriff’s Office (Jail Division) – Davenport, IA 
Wisconsin Secure Facility Program – Boscobel, WI

Other Agencies
Arlington Park Security Department – Arlington Heights, IL 
Criminal Appeals Bureau – New York, New York 
Dubuque County Extension (Multicultural Family Center & Audubon, Comiskey, and Prescott Summer Programs) – Dubuque, IA 
Dubuque Humane Society – Dubuque, IA 
Future Talk Summer Program – Dubuque, IA 
Gratias Investigations, Inc. – Des Moines, IA 
Polk County Victim Services Office – Des Moines, IA 
Sedlacek – Cedar Rapids, IA 
Sentry Insurance – Davenport, IA 
Substance Abuse Services Center – Dubuque, IA 
Victim/Witness Assistance Program – Dubuque, IA 
Winnebago County Coroner – Rockford, IL 
YWCA – Dubuque, IA 


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