Call for Papers - Journal of Criminal Psychology

Call for papers for: Journal of Criminal Psychology

The Journal of Criminal Psychology (JCP) is welcoming the submission of papers.

The Journal of Criminal Psychology is a multi-agency and multidisciplinary journal that publishes both scholarly and practitioner-based research on all aspects of the psychology of criminal behaviour. The journal’s content is of relevance internationally to academics, the police, social workers, youth offending and youth justice teams, prison workers and other professionals representing various facets of the criminal justice system.

The journal encourages submissions from academics, researchers, and practitioners. The journal publishes papers based on quantitative and/or qualitative research design. Original conceptual papers and brief research reports will also be considered for publication. All papers published in JCP are double blind peer-reviewed.

Topics for submission include, but are not limited to:

  • Predictors of delinquent and criminal behaviour
  • Classification of offenders
  • Risk assessment and risk management
  • Prevention, intervention, and treatment programmes
  • Offender and offense characteristics
  • Policing
  • Interrogation and witness testimony
  • Criminal thinking style and criminal identity
  • Process of prisonization
  • Recidivism.

Submission Guidelines

To submit your research, please visit the journal’s ScholarOne website:

In preparing papers, authors are asked to follow the standard JCP Author Guidelines, which are available here.

If you have any questions about the submission process, please contact JCP’s Editor-in-Chief, Dr Katie Dhingra ([email protected]), or the journal’s Publisher, Sanna Zahoor (s[email protected]).