Criminology Careers

What is a Criminologist?

Criminologists use social patterns, statistics, and psychology in order to analyze the behaviors of criminals and methods used by criminals in order to help predict and prevent criminal behavior from occurring in the future. Psychological profiling plays an important role in the profession as well. In addition, a criminologist will evaluate how different methods of law enforcement affect crime rates. A criminologist will use their education in federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies or work as college professors. In (…)