Criminology is the scientific study of the nature, extent, management, causes, control, consequences, and prevention of criminal behavior, both on the individual and social levels. 


[Professional Organizations by Discipline]


Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences -

American Academy of Forensic Sciences -

American Bar Association (ABA) -

American Board of Criminalistics -

American Society of Criminology (ASC) -

American Society of Criminology -

British and Irish Law, Education and Technology Association (BILETA) -

British Society of Criminology -

Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence (CSPV) -

Colorado Association of Robbery Investigators -

Colorado Bar Association -

Colorado Criminal Justice Association -

Critical Criminology Division of the ASC -

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Data Resource Center -

European Society of Criminology -

General Council of the Bar -

International Association of Women Police -

Jerry Lee Center of Criminology -

Justice Research and Statistics Association -

National Association of Attorneys General -

National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges -

National Criminal Justice Association -

National Sheriffs' Association -

Police Executive Research Forum -


Society for Computers and Law -

Society for Research In Psychopathology -

Socio-Legal Studies Association -




[Professional Organizations by Discipline]

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