Criminological and Forensic Psychology is a clear, critical and in-depth introduction to this broad and fascinating field. Written in a student-friendly and engaging style, this textbook covers all the required academic areas of study in addition to explaining how to conduct applications and interventions in the field of forensic and criminological psychology. It covers all aspects of criminological and forensic research; it offers guidance on communicating psychological knowledge to other professionals; and provides training in psychological skills pertinent to the study of criminological and forensic psychology. Case study material built into the textbook brings academic topics to life, and each chapter links together the material under discussion and the competency to be addressed by learning and applying that material. A companion website is provided to support learning, with the following features: - Chapter-by-chapter MCQ questions for students and lecturers - Chapter-by-chapter full PowerPoint slides for lecturers - Additional case studies - Links to further readings An essential textbook for students taking courses in Criminological and Forensic psychology at undergraduate and MSc level.