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Severe punishments for drug-related offenses—particularly possession of marijuana—have historically triggered global public outcry, causing many nations to rethink their approach to the applicable drug laws.

Here in the United States, decriminalization laws for marijuana were first passed in the 1...

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While crime frequently dominates the news cycle, the needs of victims are all too often overlooked. Those most deeply affected have their stories buried and their voices silenced, even as criminals sometimes rise to the status of pseudo-celebrities.

The growing field of victimology turns attention...

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If you've looked into a career in criminology and criminal justice, you've likely noticed how different types of crime can feed into hiring trends across the industry. In our infographic below, you can view 10 fast facts that help fuel the growing career opportunities in the field.

Crime Stats Infographic

With such d...

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