Forensic psychology is about applying psychological theory to criminal investigation, understanding psychological problems associated with criminal behaviour, and the treatment of criminals.
Why do so many people commit crimes even when they have everything going for them?
1. Explanations of criminal behaviour: Gender, Socio economic status, Upbringing,
Peer pressure, Genetics? What is really causing criminal behaviour?
2. Making a case
Interviewing victims and suspects to build a case.
Offender profiling: A psychological approach to reducing the suspect pool.