Crime & Delinquency

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Crime & Delinquency  
Former names
NPPA Journal
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Crime Delinq.
Discipline Criminology
Language English
Edited by Paul E. Tracy
Publication details
SAGE Publications (United Kingdom)
Publication history
Frequency Quarterly
ISSN 0011-1287 (print)
1552-387X (web)
LCCN 56000504
OCLC no. 1565415

Crime and Deliquency is a peer-reviewed academic journal that publishes papers in the field of Criminology. The journal's editor is Paul E. Tracy (University of Massachusetts Lowell). It has been in publication since 1955 and is currently published by SAGE Publications.


Crime & Delinquency is a policy-oriented journal which contains research and analysis for both scholars and professionals who work in the fields of criminology and criminal justice. The journal focuses on issues and concerns that impact the criminal justice system, including the social, political and economic contexts of criminal justice.

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

Crime and Delinquency is abstracted and indexed in, among other databases: SCOPUS, and the Social Sciences Citation Index. According to the Journal Citation Reports, its 2011 impact factor is 1.192, ranking it 20 out of 52 journals in the category ‘Criminology and Penology’.[1]


  1. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Criminology and Penology". 2013 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2014. 

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