Criminology is the study of crimes, criminals, crime victims, theories explaining illegal behavior, the social reaction to crime, the effectiveness of anti-crime policies and the broader political terrain of social control.
Forensic Criminology is the scientific study of crime and criminals for the purpose of addressing investigative and legal questions. Forensic refers to the application of specific acquired knowledge to a legal discussion or debate. Criminology is the scientific study of crime and criminals. Forensic criminology is a behavioral and forensic science, characterized by an integration of material from many sub-disciplines including forensic science, criminal investigation, criminalistics, forensic psychology, victimology, crime reconstruction, criminal event analysis, criminal profiling, practical experience, and more. A forensic criminologist has a particular examination to perform, or set of questions to answer.
A journal is a periodical publication intended to further progress of science, usually by reporting new research. Most journals are highly specialized, although some of the oldest journals publish articles, reviews, editorials, short communications, letters, and scientific papers across a wide range of scientific fields. Journals contain articles that peer reviewed, in an attempt to ensure that articles meet the journal's standards of quality, and scientific validity. Each such journal article becomes part of the permanent scientific record.
Last date updated on July, 2014