Glossary C

Criminal homicide refers to the killing of one human being by a fellow human being. The term, in law, embraces all homicides where the perpetrator intentionally killed someone without

Criminal justice refers to the scientific study of crime, the criminal law, and components of the criminal justice system, including the police, courts, and corrections.

Criminal justice system refers to the various agencies whose goal it is to apprehend, convict, punish, and rehabilitate law violators.

Criminal law refers to the body of law which regulates those actions which have the potential to harm interests of the state or the federal government.

- Criminal personality profiling : Criminal personality profiling refers to the attempt to identify a person's mental, emotional, and psychological characteristics.

Criminal Personality Profiling refers to the attempt to identify a person's mental, emotional, and psychological characteristics.

Criminal/Noncriminal Investigation is defined as the investigation of criminal and non-criminal matters

Criminalist refers to a forensic scientist who examines physical evidence