Department of Criminology And Police Science
Criminology and police science department is established in Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University for research and academic activities. It is a symptom of advance thinking. It has noted that everybody has a curiosity about this subject. Criminology and police science department student's has various knowledge about criminal, court, correction and police. As Concept of Crime: Evolution of crime; Classification of crime; Characteristics of crime; Difference between crime and sin, crime and immorality, Nature and Scope of Criminology: Definition of criminology; Nature and scope of criminology; Development of criminology; Relations between criminology, penology and criminal law; Importance of criminology; Scientific status of criminology; Research methods in criminology, Different Schools of Criminology: Pre-classical school; Classical school; Neo- classical school; Positive school; Modern positivism; Geographical school; Sociological school, Etiology of Crime: Anthropological, biological, sociological, economic, psychological and geographical aspects (Lombroso, Sutherland, Freud, Marx), White Collar Crime: Definition and characteristics; Historical background; Sutherland on white collar crime; Criticism of Sutherland's view; Characteristics of white collar crime; White collar crimes in Bangladesh; Remedial measures
Juvenile Delinquency: Nature of juvenile delinquency; Causation; Juvenile treatment system; Juvenile courts in Bangladesh, Sexual Offences: Definition and nature; Causes of sex delinquency; Homo sex; Adultery; Prostitution; Sex ethics; Female criminality, Recidivism: Problems and causes of recidivism; Solutions of the problem
Penology: Theories and forms of punishment; Correctional methods
Principles of Sociology, General Biology, Concepts in Chemistry, Computer Fundamentals and Applications,Issues of Development and Crime, Juvenile Delinquency and Justice
Conceptual framework of Policing: Nature and scope of policing; Relationship of police with state and society, Police management; Selection, training and socialization; Police culture; Police deviance; Police code; Police accountability. Historical Background of Policing: The British experience; Policing in the US; Policing in British India. Role and Functions of Police: Order maintenance; Crime control; Crime prevention; Ensuring security and justice; Use and misuse of police power; Crisis negotiation; Hostage negotiation. Politics, Police and Society: Trust factor - Politicization of police force; Criminalization of police force. Crime Control Strategies: ‘Friends that never recognized'; ‘Fiend in need';Preventive policing (petrol); Community policing; Combing operation (anti crime drive). Police Organization and Administration: Management aspect of policing in Bangladesh. Development of Police Force in Bangladesh: Colonial legacy (1757-1947); Pakistan period (1947-1971); Bangladesh period 1972 to date; Police reform – an imperative for improvement of law and order.