Department of Justice
The Association of Special Agents- Department of Justice (ASA-DOJ) represents approximately 450 special agents and special-agent supervisors working as the enforcement arm for the California Attorney General.
Special Agents with the Department of Justice are California’s strong force in the war on terror, transnational gangs, drugs, border security, unlawful possession of firearms, cyber crime, illegal gambling, human trafficking and elder abuse.
ASA-DOJ 2017/2018 Scholarship Recipients:
Parent: Special Agent Jesus Mejia
“My education will consist of receiving a Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences or Pharmacological Chemistry. A profession in the medical field is a great opportunity for me to communicate my versatility in a field that gives me the chance to heal, advise, and become a proactive member of healthcare.”
Parent: Special Agent Brad Minton
“I recently finished my freshman year at (a California State University), where I am majoring in English and will be obtaining a certificate in Public Law. After I graduate, I plan on going to Law School. I am fascinated with the history behind the creation of particular laws, the implementation of laws, and the effects laws have on people and society.”
Parent: Special Agent Supervisor Danny Santiago
“I will be attending a California State University and majoring in Human Services to become a marriage and family therapist, a field in which I have discovered a deep passion. There is no other way I want to spend my life than striving to help others.”
Parent: Special Agent Supervisor Kisu Yo
“Combining engineering and art into a career is perfectly attainable in Technical Theater. My education will open so many doors for me; not only will I be qualified to work in theater, but I will also have the skills to design and build sets for TV and movies if I want to.”