Society for Police and Criminal Psychology


The Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology

The Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology is the official journal of the Society for Police and Criminal Psychology.
Aims and scope

The Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology is a peer-reviewed journal that reports research findings regarding the theory, practice and application of psychological issues in the criminal justice context, namely law enforcement, courts, and corrections. The Journal encourages submissions focusing on Police Psychology including personnel assessment, therapeutic methods, training, ethics and effective organizational operation. The Journal also welcomes articles that focus on criminal behavior and the application of psychology to effective correctional practices and facilitating recovery among victims of crime. Consumers of and contributors to this body of research include psychologists,  criminologists, sociologists, legal experts, social workers, and other professionals representing various facets of the criminal justice system, both domestic and international.

Additional information about the Journal

Subscriptions and Submissions

Members of the Society for Police and Criminal Psychology receive online access to the journal with discounted membership and may receive the print version for an additional fee. 

Members must log  into the website to access the journal online. To access the journal, please click here! 

Journal submissions should be sent to submitted electronically.  More information. Questions regarding journal submissions should be directed to the editor:

Eric Hickey, Ph.D.
Walden University
36724 Serpa Canyon Road
Coarsegold, CA 93614
Phone: (559) 676-0711
E-Mail: Eric.Hickey2@waldenu.edu

 

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