Kundi for incorporation of Criminology in syllabus.ISLAMABAD, May 08, 2009 (Balochistan Times) -- Acting Speaker National Assembly Faisal Karim Kundi Friday said that in view of existing law and order situation in the country, the Criminology criminology, the study of crime, society's response to it, and its prevention, including examination of the environmental, hereditary, or psychological causes of crime, modes of criminal investigation and conviction, and the efficacy of punishment or correction (see should be incorporated as a subject in syllabus. Criminological crim·i·nol·o·gy
The scientific study of crime, criminals, criminal behavior, and corrections.
[Italian criminologia : Latin cr studies and research have assumed importance in the existing global scenario. Its importance in Pakistan and surrounding region is even greater, he said while addressing the launching of Pakistan Journal of Criminology. Kundi said the High Education Commission should also replace the proposed M.Sc Criminology syllabus, that in addition to being outdated has no relevance whatsoever to the existing situation of Pakistan and modern development in the field of criminology across the world. The journal, launched by Pakistan Society of Criminology (PSC (Public Service Commission) Same as PUC. ), contained research articles on various subjects. The Acting Speaker appreciated the launching of the journals saying, this pioneer journal is a proof that we are moving in the right direction.He said the efforts of PSC in setting up of procedures for recording authentic data has no parallel in Pakistan. Kundi called upon the concerned government authorities to establish specialized research cells or units in all provincial police departments and other law enforcement agencies A law enforcement agency (LEA) is a term used to describe any agency which enforces the law. This may be a local or state police, federal agencies such as the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) or the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). . He said the research cell should conduct empirical research Noun 1. empirical research - an empirical search for knowledge
inquiry, research, enquiry - a search for knowledge; "their pottery deserves more research than it has received" and formulate cost-effective crime prevention policies, especially for child rights abuses, violence against women, trafficking in illicit drugs illicit drug Street drug, see there , human trafficking, money laundering The process of taking the proceeds of criminal activity and making them appear legal.
Laundering allows criminals to transform illegally obtained gain into seemingly legitimate funds. , cyber (1) From "cybernetics," it is a prefix attached to everyday words to add a computer, electronic or online connotation. The term is similar to "virtual," but the latter is used more frequently. See virtual. crimes street crimes and terrorism and extremism. Kundi offered his possible assistance of his office to all the concerned departments and organisations and PSC for setting up of an Institute of Criminology, Research and Justice Education. He however, urged the international community and civil society to provide technical and financial assistance to police and other law enforcing agencies for this purpose. Speaking on the occasion Commandant National Police Academy congratulated Fasihuddin President of PSC for launching of the journal. He said in modern day policing the study and research in criminology is vitally important for the police to play a proactive role in crime control and advising the government or formulating correct policies about correlates of crime. He the efforts of Fasihuddin will bear fruit and PSC will turnout to be a think-tank for discussion and evolving better crime control strategies under the present challenged of terrorism, militancy, extremism and erosion of Pakistans value system. Director General Federal Judicial Academy Moazzam Hayat said that the government should introduce Criminology as a subject in all schools and colleges to train a force of young generation to root out the causes of religious terrorism Religious terrorism is terrorism by those whose motivations and aims have a predominant religious character or influence; to be considered religious terrorism the perpetrators must use religious scriptures to justify or explain their violent acts or to gain recruits . learning criminology we can fight criminality more effectively. He further said that there should be close relationship between police academy and Federal Judicial Academy to train officers and officials associated with administration of justice. Speaking on the occasion President PSC said, I have written much about my understanding of criminological knowledge and research in my modest book and during my presentations and papers at various national and international conferences. He said the field of indigenous criminology adds and contributes to the world knowledge of criminology and its vertical and horizontal expansion. He said the law enforcement officials of Pakistan have plenty of success stories and their best practices, but those are not documented, recorded and theorized. He said criminology helps us in transmitting our experiences to future generations in a proper, verified and understandable ways.
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