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Board Resolution No.

3
Series of 1987
Subjects in the Licensure Examination for Criminologists

Board of Criminology
WHEREAS, the first members of the Board of Criminology were appointed only on July
27,1987
WHEREAS, the Board promulgated Resolution No. 2, dated September 28, 1987,
approved by the Commission that the first examination for Criminologists will be held in April,
1988
WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 6(g), the Board is mandated to determine and prepare
the contents of licensure examination; and Section 14 of Republic Act No. 6506 authorizes the
Board to change or revise any of the subject in the event the Department of Education shall
correspondingly change the curriculum prescribed for the degree of Bachelor of Science in
Criminology;
WHEREAS, the scope of the examination shall cover the following subjects with their
respective relative weights;
Subjects Relative
Weights
Criminal Jurisprudence and Procedure ........... 20%
Law Enforcement Administration ..................... 20%
Correctional Administration ............................. 15%
Criminalistics ................................................... 20%
Criminal Sociology .......................................... 15%
Ethics and Human Relations ............................ 10%
WHEREAS, considering the advance Technology in the practice of Criminology, the
Board believes that it is imperative to revise/amend the subjects in the licensure examination for
Criminologists
NOW THEREFORE, in view of the foregoing considerations, the Board RESOLVED, as it
hereby RESOLVES to amend/revise the subjects in the licensure examination for Criminologists
and relative weights, as follows:
Subjects Relative
Weights
Criminal Jurisprudence and Procedure
Criminal Law (Book I); Criminal Law (Book II)
Criminal Procedure; Criminal Evidence .............20%
Law Enforcement Administration
Administration of Police Organization;
Patrol Organization and Operation; Police
Operational Planning; Intelligence and
Secret Service; Industrial Security

Management ....................................................... 20%


Crime Detection, Investigation & Prevention
Fundamentals of Criminal Investigation;
Special Crime Investigation; Fire Technology
and Investigation; Traffic Operation and Accident
Investigation; Drug Addiction & Vice Control;
Technical English (Police Report Writing) .............15%
Criminalistics
Police Photography, Personal Identification;
Forensic Medicine; Lie Detection & Interrogation;
Forensic Ballistics; Questioned
Document; Forensic Chemistry & Toxicology .......20%
Correctional Administration
Penal Management; Correction &
Rehabilitation system; Probation .........................10%
Criminal Sociology, Ethics and Human Relations
Introduction to Criminology; Criminal Justice
System; Juvenile Delinquency; Human
Behavior and Crisis Management; Police
Ethics & Community Relations; Seminar
on Contemporary Police Problems .....................15%
TOTAL ........................................................ 100%

RESOLVED FURTHER, that after approval hereof by the Commission, the revised
subjects shall become effective after fifteen (15) days following the publication of this Resolution
in the Official Gazette.
Done in the City of Manila this 5th day of October, 1987.

DR. SIXTO O. DE LEON, PH.D.


Chairman
VIRGILIO B. ANDRES JAIME S. NAVARRO
Member Member
Attested:
SALUD M. SAHAGUN
Secretary
Approved as part of the Rules and Regulations Governing the practice of Criminology this
6th day of October, 1987.

JULIO B. FRANCIA, JR.


Commissioner

DOMICIANO C. NATIVIDAD LUIS S. TOMACRUZ


Associate Commissioner Associate Commissioner