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General Department of Forensic Science and Criminology
Department of Criminology
Criminal Personality Analysis Section
- Carry out background check on all individuals involved in a case.
- Collect from suitable collateral resources based on the circumstances surrounding each case.
- Formulate alternative hypotheses for each case and make decisions on the best way to test them.
- Formulate questions after studying all the above and write a report with the findings.
- Reports sent to the Forensic Psychology section of the Criminology Department.
Forensic Sociology Section
- To study crime and criminals and understand their impact on society.
- To conduct risk assessments of inmates convicted for major offenses.
- To conduct case studies on individuals/offenders, as required by strategic partners.
- To carry out behavioral assessments on potential candidates, as required by strategic partners.
- To research and study phenomena and trends and their implications from a forensic and sociological point of view.
- Apply the scientific method of research to all abovementioned procedures.
Forensic Psychology Section
- Answers referral questions from stakeholders by writing forensic psychology reports, involving a credibility assessment, personality and memory assessments, criminal responsibility assessments, and false sanity assessments.
- Conducts forensic interviews of everyone involved in criminal cases, including children and adults.
- Administers and interprets psychological assessment tools.
- Trains and lectures other departments in various areas, including behavioral observation, children’s forensic interviews, forensic psychology and criminology, and interviewing adults.
- Works with the APA’s ethical guidelines for forensic psychologists.
- Applies the standards of the American Board of Forensic Psychology in forensic psychology report writing.