Definitions

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  • n. A person who is skilled in, or practices criminology

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who studies crimes with reference to their origin, propagation, prevention, punishment, etc.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a specialist in criminology

Etymologies

From criminology +‎ -ist (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • He became well known as a criminologist and also as an advocate of laws for the safeguarding of the public health and against adulteration of food.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Part 1, Slice 1

  • He returned to the library, where he lost himself in the rare old volumes of Grimsby's life collection: the criminologist was a booklover and the hours drifted by as in a happy playtime, until the butler came to tell him the time.

    The Voice on the Wire

  • CBI has also contested a letter written by a so-called criminologist on the issue as malafide and gave a para-wise rebuttal of charges levelled against the forensic doctors who had conducted the post-mortem as well as DNA examination.

    HindustanTimes.com - Top HomePage-TopStories News Headlines

  • CBI, which will contest the so-called criminologist's letter as malafide, has also prepared a detailed medical examination of the hymen of Aasiya along with documents and microscopic slides to support its claim that she was never raped or sexually assaulted.

    The Times of India

  • Now, Charles Jaco is going to interview the "criminologist" for Monday's show.

    Gateway Pundit

  • "computer user's license" or an "internet user's license," but it seems such things have returned, with the recent call for just such a "license to compute" by a "criminologist" in Australia

    Techdirt

  • When I first wrote about the Pennsylvania juvenile justice scandal I mentioned the Norwegian criminologist Nils Christe and his warning about the danger of involving private companies in the prison system.

    The dangers of private enterprise in the prison system

  • Mr. Fox, the criminologist, said public perception of crime is often sharply at odds with actual crime rates.

    Crime Down Across Nation

  • You're looking at an emerging form of crime, says Sean Varano, a criminologist at Roger Williams University in Bristol, R.I.

    'Flash mobs' pose challenge to police tactics

  • He is also a white-collar criminologist, a former senior financial regulator, a serial whistleblower, and the author of The Best Way to Rob a Bank is to Own One.

    William K. Black: The Anti-Regulators Are the "Job Killers"

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