Category Archives: Criminology

The Reality of Forensics: 6 Myths Debunked

Pop culture has a fascination with the world of forensic science. Whether it’s a television show, movie or novel. The public’s thirst for crime drama is unquenchable. And that’s because, crime has an inherent conflict on multiple levels, which equals … Continue reading

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Antiquity to Modernity: A Timeline of Criminal Justice and Criminology

Our modern notions of crime and punishment are the result of millennia of human advancement. From antiquity to modern times, criminal justice and criminology have evolved due to significant contributions from a diverse array of civilizations. Here is a brief … Continue reading

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Influential Minds: 6 Masters of Criminology

Drawing on philosophy, sociology, psychology and anthropology, criminologists examine the origins, nature and control of criminal behavior. Over the centuries, the field of criminology has been influenced by some of the most gifted minds the world has ever known. Here’s … Continue reading

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Criminology: 9 Fascinating Theories

The science of criminology studies one vital question – What makes criminals do what they do? Although the question appears simple. The answers are exceptionally complex. For centuries, criminologists have grappled with the intricate and troubling relationship between criminals, their … Continue reading

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8 Key Traits of Highly Effective Detectives

For many police officers, acquiring the title of detective is quite an accomplishment. And the reason is simple. As a detective – you have the opportunity to take charge, break the code, and piece together the puzzle of the crime. … Continue reading

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9 Historical Innovators and Leaders in Forensic Science

Forensic science is in a continuous state of evolution. Here are nine individuals who have had a significant role in shaping the past, present and future of this fascinating science.  Bernard Spilsbury (1877 – 1947) Famed for bringing forensic science … Continue reading

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The Price of Crime: 6 of the All-Time Wealthiest Gangsters

Photo courtesy of pinterest.com. Despite the allure of wealth and notoriety, a life of crime is never the most prudent course of action. And, generally speaking, the truism “crime doesn’t pay” has stood the test of time. But for some … Continue reading

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