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NCJ Number: 67426 Find in a Library
Title: SOCIETY IS THE VICTIM, CRIME ITS DISEASE - CRIMINOLOGY IS A PROBE AND SCIENCE THE APOTHECARY
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: India Ministry of Home Affairs
Institute of Criminology and Forensic Science
India
Date Published: 1979
Page Count: 19
Sponsoring Agency: India Ministry of Home Affairs
New Delhi, India
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Language: English
Country: India
Annotation: FOUNDED IN 1972 TO COMBAT RISING CRIME RATES, INDIA'S INSTITUTE OF CRIMINOLOGY AND FORENSIC SCIENCE GIVES INSERVICE TRAINING TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE PERSONNEL AND DOES CRIMINOLOGY AND FORENSIC SCIENCE RESEARCH.
Abstract: THE INSTITUTE SERVES ALL BRANCHES OF THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM, INCLUDING POLICE, PROSECUTORS, PRISON OFFICIALS, AND THE JUDICIARY. DEVELOPMENT OF THE INSTITUTE OF CRIMINOLOGY AND FORENSIC SCIENCE (ICFS) INTO A FULLFLEDGED COLLEGE OFFERING POSTGRADUATE CRIMINAL JUSTICE EDUCATION IS EXPECTED IN THE FUTURE. ICFS PROGRAMS ARE SHORT TERM AND FACULTY IS SUPPLEMENTED BY GUEST SPEAKERS FROM A VARIETY OF DISCIPLINES. COURSES OFFERED IN CRIMINOLOGY INCLUDE COMMUNITY RELATIONS, RESEARCH METHODS FOR SENIOR POLICE OFFICERS, AND OTHER COURSES IN ADVANCED CRIMINOLOGY AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE. DESIGNED TO PROMOTE THE INVESTIGATIVE SKILLS OF SPECIALISTS WORKING IN FORENSIC SCIENCE LABORATORIES, FORENSIC SCIENCE COURSES COVER DOCUMENTS EXAMINATION, BALLISTICS, TOXICOLOGY, PHOTOGRAPHY, AND FORENSIC BIOLOGY. TWO OTHER COURSES, FOR POLICE AND JUDICIAL OFFICIALS RESPECTIVELY, TEACH SCIENTIFIC METHODS IN CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS AND CRIME DETECTION. CRIMINOLOGICAL RESEARCH AREAS INCLUDE THEORIES AND CAUSES OF CRIME, ALCOHOL AND PROHIBITION, AND SOCIAL-CULTURAL DYNAMICS, WHILE THE FORENSIC SCIENCE DEPARTMENT PROJECTS AIM AT DEVELOPING NEW TECHNIQUES, ACQUIRING INFORMATION, OR MAKING FORENSIC SCIENCE BREAKTHROUGHS. THE ICFS ALSO HAS A MODEST BUT STEADILY GROWING LIBRARY. TABLES AND PICTURES ARE INCLUDED. (PAP)
Index Term(s): Crime laboratories; Criminology; Forensic medicine; India; Professional in-service education; Research and development
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