Explore the Basics of a Criminal Justice Career
By Timothy Roufa, About.com Guide
- Understanding Criminology and the Criminal Justice Industry
- The History of Criminology, Policing and Forensics
- Criminology Basics and Trends
Understanding Criminology and the Criminal Justice Industry
Before you can begin a law enforcement career, you'll want to know as much as you can about the criminal justice system. Explore the ins and outs of the field of criminology to get yourself ready for a long and sucessful career.
- What is Criminology?
- What is Criminal Justice?
- The Basics of the American Criminal Justice System
- Criminal Justice and Criminology Careers
- Civilian Criminology Careers
The History of Criminology, Policing and Forensics
Have you every wondered just how human society's response to crime has evolved over time? Criminology has a long and fascinating history, and so do its related disciplines. Learn more about the history of the study of crime and its causes and consequences, as well as the development of forensic science and the modern police force.
- The Early History of Criminology
- The Modern History of Criminology
- The Early History of Police and Policing
- The History of the Modern Police Force
- The Early History of Forensic Science
- The Modern History of Forensic Science
Criminology Basics and Trends
Learn more about the disciplines and trends within criminology.