criminology

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the scientific study of crime and criminal behavior and law enforcement

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Nellis (2001), in the context of Probation training, suggests a more criminologically sophisticated and ethically nuanced vision of what an undergraduate degree entails.
And after his conviction for the murders of Angelika Kluk, Vicky Hamilton and Dinah McNicol, that label is criminologically accurate.
Toward a criminologically informed framework for mental health policy and services research.
515, 518 (1997) (noting that states have defined "gangs, gang members, and gang behavior in a convenient but criminologically incorrect fashion"); Cheryl L.
Kates and Kleck suggest that reasonable controls, such as preventing felons and the insane from possessing firearms, are both constitutional and criminologically sound in light of the current research.