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PSU criminology professor Brian Renauer also found, however, that the difference was too small to indicate systemic disparity in the transit agency's fare enforcement practices.
Large police departments like Minneapolis often struggle with bureaucracy, inertia and political pressures, said Remy Cross, an associate professor of criminology at Webster University.
FBI investigations can add a level of transparency for the community, said Robert W. Taylor, a criminology professor at the University of Texas.
In Southeast Baltimore, Christine Eith, a Hopkins sociologist who specializes in criminology, is leading a project to look at how encouraging Hispanics to become involved in neighborhood associations can help address violence.
Of 82 law enforcement officers arrested for murder or manslaughter in on-duty shootings since 2005, only 29 were convicted of a crime, according to research by Philip Stinson, a criminology professor at Bowling Green State University.
Isabella Castaneda, Edison High School Major: criminology and criminal justice Why this school?
The data collected over the course of 2016 and analyzed by a team of criminology professors showed: ▪ Black drivers were more likely to be pulled over and more likely to be searched.
Not coming to terms with that violence will make people more prone to depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, substance abuse, and suicide, said Sarah Ullman, a professor of criminology, law, and justice at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
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Criminology includes the study of all aspects of crime and law enforcement—criminal psychology, the social setting of crime, prohibition and prevention, investigation and detection, capture and punishment. Thus, many of the people involved—legislators, social workers, probation officers, judges, etc.—could possibly be considered criminologists, though the word usually refers only to scholars and researchers.
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: the study of crime, criminals, and the punishment of criminals
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