Psychologists In The Criminal Justice System

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Psychologist have many roles in the criminal justice system. They are applied scientist, basic scientist, policy evaluator, and advocate. There are three systems within the criminal justice system that psychologist work in that is in law enforcement, courts, and corrections. Each one of these areas have different sections in our legal system. Psychologist doesn’t only study criminals, they also study the individuals inside the system such as the judge, police officers, prison guards, and several others. Police psychologist can be involved in several ways. One way can be providing advice and counseling for police officers. Another way is making sure officers are fit enough to complete a task as an officer. According to research “Police and public
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