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Application of Specific Prediction Methods in the Process of Criminological Forecasting

Roman Kmeť
Transactions of the VSB - Technical University of Ostrava, Safety Engineering Series
2021, Volume 16, Issue 1, Pages 1-6
Doi: 10.35182/tses-2021-0001
The mission of criminology is not only to describe, explain and interpret the existing ones, but it must also anticipate a closer and more distant future. The value of criminological knowledge is determined by its accuracy and completeness, as well as the timeliness, which provides the prerequisites for making decisions without time constraints. The development of reliable forecasts of crime, usable for making the highest decisions and effective practical measures, requires not only correct and comprehensive analysis of the prognostic background that causes its development, but also the most effective use of current methodological instrumentation of forecasting.
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