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About the Journal

Editor: Chiedu Akporaro Abrifor, Ph.D
Print ISSN: 2786-9636
Online ISSN:2790-3246
Frequency: Half-Yearly

FUOYE Journal of Criminology and Security Studies (FJCSS), domiciled in the Department of Criminology and Security Studies, Federal University, Oye-Ekiti is a peer-reviewed multi-disciplinary journal that publishes scholarly works on contemporary criminological and security issues. The journal seeks to reflect the vibrancy of the disciplines of criminology and security studies throughout Nigeriaand internationally. It publishes work of the highest quality and academic rigour from around the world and across all areas of criminology and security studies. It is interdisciplinary in nature, and is devoted to providing an international forum for critical debate and policy discussions of criminological and security research findings. As the official journal of the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE)Criminology and security studies encourages the submission of articles that are of interest to an international readership. Some of the key types of articles, which form the focus of the journal will include:

  • Original conceptual articles on crime, its prevention and control
  • Transborder Crimes
  • Forensic Science and Investigation
  • Victimology, Crime Victimisation and Victims of Crime (Rehabilitation and Support)
  • Drugs Use and Consumption
  • Traffic Offences and Traffic Laws
  • Child Trafficking and Abuse
  • Penology and Criminal Justice System
  • Empirical studies, including those of criminological research Findings, Criminal Justice Policy-making, and the Implementation of Laws, Processes and Security Issues
  • Analyses of Security and Defence in Africa
  • Cyber Crime, Cyber Security and National Development
  • Banditry, Kidnapping and Herdsmen and Farmers' Clashes
  • Intelligence, Terrorism and Resilience
  • Crimes and Criminal Justice Institutions and Community Policing as well as evaluations of significant Developments in Security Architecture.

Debates about the Public Role of Criminology and Criminologists.

The Editorial Board of the journal uses this medium to call for well-researched papers/articles on relevant contemporary issues of criminological and security concern to be considered for publication in the next edition of the Journal.

Current Issue

Vol. 3 No. 2 (2024): FUOYE Journal of Criminology and Security Studies (FJCSS)
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