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National Crime Records Bureau is seeking article submissions ranging from short
vignettes to fully-developed articles written in a reader-friendly style for NCRB Journal on topics but not limited to Police Science, Law, Scientific Investigation, Criminology, Forensic Science, Finger Print Science, Biometric Science, Contemporary Legal issues, Cybercrime, Cyber security, Socio-economic crime, Prisons, Use of Technology for Policing, and Data Analysis etc.
The submission of any solid research or practical methodology that would speak to the
needs of those in the police service is also solicited. The journal will also encourage articles written by an academic pair with a police officer to write an academic article. The contributors may also share stories, graphic art, photographs, experiences, ideas, challenges, and Book review etc.
If you would like to contribute, please familiarize yourself with our Submission
Guidelines. You may make submissions through e-mail ([email protected]) or through the post to Editor, NCRB Journal, National Crime Records Bureau, East Block-7, R.K. Puram, New Delhi- 110066. Your final article must reach us by April 20, 2017.
NCRB Journal Submission Guidelines
The NCRB Journal is intended to encourage practitioners, academics, and aspiring
writers to submit their original and previously unpublished work in English / Hindi for
The manuscript should be typed in 12 points (for Hindi 14 point), double space with at
the least 1-inch margin in MS-Word. The manuscript normally should not exceed 5,000 words, however, lengthy articles may also be considered for publication on the discretion of the editorial board. The manuscript should include an abstract of approximately 150 words and 4-5 keywords. At the end of the paper, a reference list in alphabetical order in APA reference style should be supplied. All photos and illustrations (monochrome/color) should be of high quality, with good contrast and sharpness. Electronic images are required and must be saved as separate files in JPG, PNG or TIF format, with 300 dpi or higher resolution and a minimum of four inches wide. Bar charts, diagrams, and sketches, etc., should be drawn accurately and clearly. If a chart has supporting data, supply it in Excel format. A caption should accompany each graphic and should accurately describe what is represented in the graphic. For manuscript in Hindi, please use Unicode font (Mangal).
The Manuscripts are subject to both review and editing. All manuscripts accepted for
publication shall be the property of NCRB Journal. No article or part of it shall be reproduced or used by the author without permission.
Please provide a brief biographical sketch of each author, describing their training and
expertise in the subject area. Include the correct name, title, affiliation, and contact information including a phone number and email address.
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