Criminology (from Latin crīmen, "accusation"; and Greek -λογία, -logia) is the scientific study of the nature, extent, management, causes, control, consequences, and prevention of criminal behavior, b...
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This Brazilian jail gives prisoners the keys to their cells
Prisoners have to study, work and pursue a hobby every day. Read more: #wefimpact
Harvey Weinstein's Contract Allowed for Sexual Harassment
The Weinstein Co. may have illegally fired Harvey Weinstein and it also tolerated sexual harassment in his contract.
8 Peoples Found Dead In Trailer At San Antonio TX
Walmart in suspected human trafficking case
How Psychopaths Take Their Coffee
Do you like cream in your coffee? Sweet syrup? Just a dash of sugar? Researchers say psychopaths tend to drink the same type of coffee.
U.S. authorities raid Caterpillar's Illinois facilities| Reuters
Federal law enforcement officials conducting a criminal probe of heavy machinery manufacturer Caterpillar Inc searched three of its facilities on Thursday, prompting a sharp sell-off in the company's ...
12 Dead And Dozens Shot In Chicago Bloody Christmas Weekend
Chicago's citywide crime wave didn't slow down during the holiday weekend. City police investigated 27 shooting incidents this Christmas weekend, 12 of which...
Mobsters ran a fake U.S. Embassy in Ghana for 10 years, flying the flag and issuing visas for $6,000
The fake embassy, now shut down, was decorated with a photo of President Obama.
RT: NatWest To Close Russian Channel's UK Bank Accounts
Natwest bank is to close all accounts in the UK belonging to Russian state-run broadcaster RT, formerly Russia Today, a move denounced by the network.
Bernie Sanders To DOJ: Focus Wells Fargo Criminal Probe On Senior Execs
Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and other Senators are pushing the Attorney General to pursue criminal charges against Wells Fargo senior executives like CEO John Stumpf.
U.S. Top Court Leans Toward Making Insider Trading Prosecutions Easier
U.S. Supreme Court justices hearing a closely watched insider trading case indicated on Wednesday they could issue a ruling that would make it easier for prosecutors to pursue such charges against hed...
How The Owners Of Fidelity Get Richer At Everyday Investors' Expense
At Fidelity, ordinary fund investors are missing out on hot pre-IPO deals due to conflicts of interest with the funds’ billionaire owners.
Wells Fargo Fired 5,300 Workers For Improper Sales push. The Executive In Charge Is Retiring With $125 Million.
The company's "record" fine looks puny compared to its top executives pay packages.
DNA In London Grave May Help Solve Mysteries Of The Great Plague
Scientists can use samples from skeletons’ teeth to answer lingering questions about the Black Death.
Has DNA Met Its Match As A Forensic Tool?
A lab team says its study on hair proteins could lead to a new test in five to 10 years.
Correlates of crime
The field of criminology studies the frequency and dynamics of crime. Most of these studies use correlational data; that is, they attempt to identify various factors which tend to be related to the fr...
Anti-social behaviour
Anti-social behaviours are actions that harm or lack consideration for the well-being of others. Many people label behaviour which is deemed contrary to prevailing norms for social conduct as anti-soc...
Subcultural theory
In criminology, subcultural theory emerged from the work of the Chicago School on gangs and developed through the symbolic interactionism school into a set of theories arguing that certain groups or s...
Rational choice theory (criminology)
In criminology, the rational choice theory adopts a utilitarian belief that man is a reasoning actor who weighs means and ends, costs and benefits, and makes a rational choice. This method was designe...
Psychopathy (/saɪˈkɒpəθi/; also known as – though sometimes distinguished from – sociopathy /ˈsoʊsiəˌpæθi/) is traditionally defined as a personality disorder characterized by enduring anti...
In ordinary language, the term crime denotes an unlawful act punishable by a state. The term "crime" does not, in modern criminal law, have any simple and universally accepted definition, though stat...
Organized crime
Organized crime or organised crime are a category of transnational, national, or local groupings of highly centralized enterprises run by criminals, who intend to engage in illegal activity, most comm...
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Corporate crime
In criminology, corporate crime refers to crimes committed either by a corporation (i.e., a business entity having a separate legal personality from the natural persons that manage its activities), or...
Computer crime
Computer crime, or cybercrime, is any crime that involves a computer and a network. The computer may have been used in the commission of a crime, or it may be the target. Netcrime is criminal exploita...
White-collar crime
White-collar crime refers to financially motivated nonviolent crime committed by business and government professionals. Within criminology, it was first defined by sociologist Edwin Sutherland in 1939...
Political crime
In criminology, a political crime or political offence is an offence involving overt acts or omissions (where there is a duty to act), which prejudice the interests of the state, its government, or th...
Forensic science
Forensic science is the scientific method of gathering and examining information about the past which is then used in a court of law. The word forensic comes from the Latin forēnsis, meaning "of or be...
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Offender profiling
Offender profiling, also known as criminal profiling, is a behavioral and investigative tool that is intended to help investigators to accurately predict and profile the characteristics of unknown cri...
Offender profiling - Wikipedia
Victimology is the study of victimization, including the relationships between victims and offenders, the interactions between victims and the criminal justice system — that is, the police and courts,...