List of criminology topics

List of criminology topics

This is a list of terms and topics related to criminology and law enforcement.

A

acquittal -- actual bodily harm -- addiction -- age of consent -- age of criminal responsibility -- aging offender -- allocute -- alloplastic adaptation -- American Academy of Forensic Sciences -- animal abuse -- animus nocendi -- anomie theory -- answer -- anthropometry -- antisocial behaviour order -- antisocial personality disorder -- arson -- ASBO -- asocial personality -- assault -- asset forfeiture -- automatism -- autoplastic adaptation -- autopsy --

B

ballistics -- battered child syndrome -- battered woman syndrome -- battery -- behavior theory -- Jeremy Bentham -- Alphonse Bertillon -- binge drinking -- biological theories of criminology -- bite mark injury -- black collar crime -- blackmail -- blunt force trauma -- body cavity search -- born criminal -- brain lesion theory -- breaking and entering -- Zebulon Reed Brockway -- broken windows thesis -- burglary --

C

California Castration Law -- canine forensics -- cannibalism -- capital punishment -- carjacking -- case law -- celerity -- chain of custody -- child abuse -- child neglect -- child sexual abuse -- chronic mentally ill offender -- civil law -- clandestine abuse -- classical school of criminology -- closed-circuit television -- cohort analysis -- community policing -- community service -- compulsive gambling -- computational criminology -- computer abuse -- computer bulletin board -- computer crime -- computer forensics -- computer-related crime -- conduct norms -- conflict perspective -- confounding effects -- consensual crime -- consensus model -- conspiracy -- constitutive criminology -- contact rapist -- containment theory -- convict criminology -- conviction rate -- coroner -- corporal punishment -- correctional criminology --correctional psychology -- counterfeiting -- CPTED -- crime -- crime against humanity -- crime index -- crime mapping -- crime of passion -- crime rate -- crime statistics -- criminal anthropology -- criminal family -- criminal homicide -- criminal insanity -- criminal justice -- criminal justice system -- criminal law -- criminal negligence -- criminal record -- criminal tattoos -- criminal threatening -- criminalistics -- criminalization -- criminaloid -- criminology -- criminology of place -- critical criminology -- culture conflict -- cycle of violence --

D

dangerous drug -- dangerousness -- date-rape drug -- Daubert Standard -- death penalty -- deconstructionist theories -- decriminalization -- defense of justification -- defensible space -- detection rate -- detective -- deterrence -- deterrence strategy -- deviance -- differential association -- discrediting information -- domestic violence -- double jeopardy -- dramaturgical perspective -- drug possession -- drug-defined crime -- drug-related crime -- drunk driving -- DUI -- Durham rule --

E

ecological theory -- elder abuse -- embezzlement -- enforcement discretion -- environmental crime -- environmental criminology -- espionage -- ethnic succession -- evidence collection -- exile -- expert witness -- external validity -- extortion --

F

family violence -- Fear of crime -- federal inmate -- federal interest computer -- felony -- feminist criminology -- fentanyl -- Enrico Ferri -- Fifth Amendment rights of witnesses -- fine -- fingerprint -- first degree murder -- focal concern -- forcible rape -- forensic accounting -- forensic anthropology -- forensic ballistics -- forensic engineering -- forensic entomology -- forensic evidence -- forensic genetics -- forensic odontology -- forensic palaeography -- forensic palynology -- forensic pathology -- forensic psychiatry -- forensic psychology -- forensic science -- forensic toxicology -- forgery -- Willie Francis -- fraud -- frustration-aggression theory --

G

gamma hydroxybutyrate -- gender-politics model -- general deterrence -- general theory -- genocide -- geographic profiling -- grand jury -- grave robbing -- grievous bodily harm -- guilt -- guilty but mentally ill -- gun control --

H

habitual offender statute -- hacker -- harm reduction -- hate crime -- hedonistic calculus -- heroin -- home invasion -- homelessness -- homicide -- honour culture -- honour killing -- house arrest -- human rights -- hybrid offence --

I

identity theft -- illegal gambling -- illegitimate opportunity structure -- imprisonment -- incapacitation -- inchoate offense -- indictable offence -- individual rights advocate -- infraction -- "in limine" -- insanity defense -- instiutionalization -- integrated theory of criminology -- interactionist perspectives -- interdiction -- internal validity -- international crime -- invisible evidence -- irresistible impulse test -- isobutyl nitrite --

J

just deserts -- justice --

K

kidnapping -- kleptomania -- kriminalpolitik --

L

labeling (criminology) -- laceration -- larceny -- larceny-theft -- law and order advocacy -- Law Enforcement Assistance Administration (LEAA) -- law enforcement in the United Kingdom -- law enforcement in the United States -- left realism -- legal immunity -- libel -- life course theories -- life-style theory of criminology -- liquor laws -- Locard's exchange principle -- Cesare Lombroso -- looting -- luminol --

M

Jesus Malverde -- manslaughter -- manslaughter in English law -- mass murder -- mass surveillance -- M'Naghten Rules -- MDMA -- Meadow's law -- media influence theory -- medroxyprogesterone acetate treatment -- mens rea -- methylenedioxymethamphetamine -- misdemeanor -- modus operandi -- Monozygotic twins -- moral enterprise -- motive -- moral panic -- Munchausen's syndrome by proxy -- murder -- murder in English law -- Mead -- Matza -- moral entrepreneur --

N

narcotic -- narcotic abuse theory -- narcotrafico -- national crime victimization survey -- needle exchange -- negligent homicide -- neoclassical criminology -- NIBRS -- nurturant strategy --

O

occupational crime -- offender profiling -- OJJDP -- operant behavior -- Operation Spanner -- opportunity structure -- organised crime -- organized crime -- ostracism --

P

panopticon -- paraffin test -- participatory justice -- peace model -- peacemaking criminology -- penal couple -- penile plethysmography -- penitentiary -- penology -- perfect crime -- perjury -- pharmaceutical diversion -- phenobarbital -- phenomenological criminology -- pimping -- piracy -- plea bargain -- plea of temporary insanity -- pluralistic perspective -- police -- police corruption -- police misconduct -- police riot -- police state -- police surgeon -- polygraph -- Portland Seven -- positivism --positivist school of criminology -- post-crime victimization -- post-mortem -- postmortem lividity -- postal fraud -- postmodern criminology -- power-control theory -- Alma Preinkert -- primary deviance -- primary research -- prison -- prison cell -- prisons in the United States -- Prohibition -- prosecutor's fallacy -- prostitution -- protection/avoidance strategy -- psychiatric criminology -- psychiatric theories of criminology -- psychoactive substance -- psychoanalytic criminology -- psychological profiling -- psychological theories -- psychopath -- public order crime -- punishment -- pure research -- pyromania --

Q

qualitative method -- quasi-experimental -- questioned document examination --

R

racial profiling -- racially motivated crime -- racketeering -- radical criminology -- rape -- realist criminology -- recidivism -- recidivism rate -- reciprocal obligation -- reintegrative shaming -- remand -- remorse -- replicability -- research design -- restitution -- restraining order -- revolving door syndrome -- reward -- rigor mortis -- riot -- robbery -- rohypnol -- routine activities theory --

S

scenario writing -- second degree murder -- secondary analysis -- secondary deviance -- secondary research -- secondary victimization -- securities fraud -- selective incapacitation -- sentence -- serial killer -- severity -- sex offender -- sexual assault -- sexual crime -- sexual harassment -- shaken baby syndrome -- shame -- shoplifting -- simple assault -- situational child molester -- situational choice theory -- situational crime prevention -- slander -- smuggling -- sniper attack -- social bond -- social control -- social control theory -- social disorganization -- social epidemiology -- social justice -- social ostracism -- social pathology -- social policy -- social problems perspective -- social process theories -- social relativity -- social responsibility perspective -- social-structural theories -- sodomy law -- somatotyping -- specific deterrence -- speed (drug) -- spousal abuse -- spree killing -- stalking -- state-organized crime -- statistical school -- statutory law -- stigmatic shaming -- strain theory -- strategic assessment -- street fighting -- street gang -- Theodore Streleski -- strict liability crimes -- structural conflict -- structural consensus -- subcultural theory -- substantial capacity test -- suicide pact -- summary conviction -- summary offence -- supermale -- superpredator -- Edwin H. Sutherland --

T

target hardening -- tax evasion -- techniques of neutralization -- terminal ballistics -- terrorism -- tests of significance -- textile forensics -- theft -- threat analysis -- three-strikes -- thug life (concept) -- torture -- total institution -- toxicology -- trace evidence -- transient evidence -- transylvanian hypothesis -- treason -- trespass --

U

uni-causal -- uniform crime report -- universal jurisdiction -- usury -- utilitarianism -- uxoricide --

V

vandalism -- verbal abuse -- verstehen -- victim impact statement -- victim-precipitated homicide -- victim-proneness -- victim-witness assistance program -- victimization rate -- victimless crime -- victimogenesis -- victimology -- violence -- violent crime -- VOCA -- voluntary euthanasia -- Juan Vucetich --

W

war crime -- War on Drugs -- weapon possession -- white-collar crime -- witness intimidation --

Y

yakuza -- young offender --Young --

Z

zero tolerance --


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