Explain the Differences Between Criminologists, Criminalists, and Forensic Psychologists and What Is the Difference in Their Disciplines of Expertise.
American Intercontinental University
Unit 1 Individual Project
Theories of Crime Causation
In this paper I will explain the differences between Criminologists, Criminalists, and Forensic psychologists and what is the difference in their disciplines of expertise. As well as looking at blue collar crime vs. white collar crime, how they are reported and measured by the FBI in their uniformed crime reporting. Also how blue collar crime is much more popular culture by the media. And finally the difference between a index- one and index- two crime under the UCR, as well as which index-one crimes are violent crimes and which ones …show more content…
Since we have touch on the reporting of crimes to the UCR we now moved toward the different types of reporting of crimes to the UCR. In 1929 a program was created for the purpose of reporting criminal offenses (FBI;n.d.). Since then they have now been divided into two parts as of May 1985 the “Blueprint for the Future of the Uniform Crime Reporting Program” (FBI;n.d.) . We now have part 1 which has crimes like murder, forcible rape and aggravated assault all of these that I have listed are violent crimes; yet there are others that I would classify as property