The Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology presents peer-reviewed reports and research findings covering the theory, practice and application of psychological principles in criminal justice, particularly law enforcement, courts, and corrections. The Journal publishes papers on police psychology including personnel assessment, therapeutic methods, training, ethics and effective organizational operation. The Journal also offers articles focused on criminal behavior, the application of psychology to effective correctional practices, and in facilitating recovery of crime victims. The contributors, and the readership, includes psychologists, criminologists, sociologists, legal experts, social workers, and other professionals comprising the many facets of the criminal justice system, both domestic and international.
This is the official journal of the Society for Police and Criminal Psychology (SPCP).
- Peer-reviewed reports and research covering the theory, practice and application of psychological principles in criminal justice
- Covers police psychology including assessment, training and ethics
- Includes articles on criminal behavior, correctional practice, and psychological recovery of crime victims
- James S. Herndon
- Publishing model
- Hybrid. Open Access options available
- 93 days
- Submission to first decision
- 17 days
- Acceptance to publication
- 90,597 (2018)