Journal of Criminal Psychology: Volume 7 Issue 1


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Armed burglary: a marker for extreme instrumental violence

Matt DeLisi, Eric Beauregard, Hayden Mosley

Most burglaries are property offenses yet some offenders perpetrate burglary for the purpose of violent instrumental crimes. Sexual burglars are distinct from non-sexual burglars…

Confessions of sex offenders: extracting offender and victim profiles for investigative interviewing

Eric Beauregard, Irina Busina, Jay Healey

Although offender profiling has been cited as an effective tool to interview suspects, empirical profiling methods have completely excluded interviewing suggestions when testing…

Maternal incarceration penalty: an examination of the effect of maternal conviction and incarceration on childhood delinquency

Kristen N. Sobba, Brenda Prochaska, Emily Berthelot

Several studies have reported the impact of paternal incarceration and criminal behavior on childhood delinquency; however, fewer studies have addressed the influence of maternal…

The effect of information bias on the formation of impressions: courtroom implications

Fernando Gordillo, Lilia Mestas, José M. Arana, Miguel Ángel Pérez, Eduardo Alejandro Escotto, Rafael Manuel López, Francisco Pérez

The ability to form impressions allows predicting future behaviour and assessing past conduct by facilitating decision making in different contexts. Both verbal cues (what we know…

Interviewing suspects under caution: problems for historical allegations

David Hockey

The purpose of this paper is to illuminate to the academic and research audience the legal implications for suspects who are interviewed under caution for historical allegations…

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  • Dr Dominic Willmott