Police Corruption in Nigeria 

Introduction  Police corruption refers to the abuse of power and authority by police officers for personal gain or to protect illegal activities. It can include a wide range of unethical behaviors, such as bribery, extortion, falsifying evidence, and excessive use of force. This article explores the issue of police corruption, its consequences, and the urgent … Read more

The Impact of Poverty and Affluence on Crime 

Introduction   Affluence and poverty within a society raise important social and economic issues. Poverty can lead to social disparities, limited access to education, higher crime rates, and a lack of upward mobility. It can also have negative effects on physical and mental health, as well as overall well-being. Affluence, while providing individuals with a higher … Read more

Media and Crime Reporting 

Introduction  In an age where information flows rapidly and abundantly, the role of media in society has become increasingly influential. Nowhere is this influence more evident than in the aspect of crime reporting. Media serves as the primary source through which the public gains insight into criminal activities, law enforcement, and the workings of the … Read more

Criminal Court and Trial

Introduction  In the criminal justice system, the second most prominent component is the criminal court. A court can be defined as an agency set up by the government to define and apply the law, order its enforcement, and dispute settlement between individuals and groups. while criminal court is an aspect of a court that deals … Read more

Money Laundering and its Consequences in Nigeria

Introduction Money laundering is a serious financial crime that casts a long shadow over Nigeria’s economy and its global reputation. With a history associated with corruption, fraud, and organized crime, Nigeria faces significant challenges in combating the laundering of illicit funds. These activities not only distort the country’s economic landscape but also have deteriorating consequences … Read more

Crime Prevention and Control 

Introduction Crime prevention and control encompass a range of strategies and actions aimed at reducing criminal activities within society. Crime prevention involves proactive measures focusing on preventing criminal acts from occurring by addressing root causes and risk factors. On the other hand, crime control involves reactive measures to respond to and manage criminal behavior, including … Read more

Three Strikes Law

Introduction The Three Strikes Law, originally conceived in the United States in the early 1990s, aimed to address concerns surrounding recidivism and the increasing severity of repeat offenses. The law mandates significantly longer sentences for individuals convicted of a third felony, often regardless of the nature of the crime. Proponents argue that the law acts … Read more

Strengthening Community to Combat Crime

Introduction Crime is a pervasive challenge that affects communities worldwide. While law enforcement agencies play a crucial role in maintaining safety and security, an equally important factor in the fight against crime is the collective resilience of the community itself. The Community Resilience Theory of Crime provides valuable insights into how communities can actively engage … Read more