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Research: 9 Years

Dr. Vijo Vincent

Designation : Assistant Professor Qualification : M.A., Ph.D., UGC-NET Experience : Research: 9 Years


Human Trafficking, Crime Mapping, Evidence-based Policing

Research Area

Evidence-based Policing, Crime Mapping, Human Trafficking, Crime Prevention Program Evaluation, Border Criminology

Book(s) Chapter(s)



Peer Reviewed Articles
  • Vincent, V and M, Priyamvadha. (2015). Innovative Policing: Murder Hot Spot Policing in Chennai City. International Research Journal on Police Science, 1(1), 21-28.
  • Vincent, V and M, Priyamvadha. (2013). Murder Patterns in Coimbatore City: A Geospatial Study. Indian Journal of Criminology, 41(1&2), 171-181.
  • Vincent, V and M, Priyamvadha. (2013). Murder Hot Spots and Hot Spot Policing — A GIS Perspective. The Indian Police Journal, LX(3), 215-224.
  • Vincent, V and M, Priyamvadha. (2012). Spatial Pattern of Murder in Salem City: A GIS Perspective. Indian Journal of Criminology, 40(1&2), 158-168.
  • Vincent, V and S, Sivasankar. (2007). Spatial Pattern of Violent Crime (Homicide & Dacoity) in Chennai City. A Geographical Information System Approach. The International Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability, 3(5), 85-94.
Book Chapter
  • Vincent, V. (2019). Migrating into Bondage: A Case Study of Bonded Labour and Labour Trafficking into Tiruvallur District in Tamil Nadu. In Beulah Shekhar (Ed.), Criminology & Victimology – Through the looking glass. Tirunelveli, India: MS University Publication Division.
Review Articles
  • Vincent, V. (2019). Role of NGOs in Mainstreaming Survivors of Bonded Labour/Trafficking for Labour: An Analysis. In Prevention of Crime and Control Strategies in Contemporary World & Way Forward (41st All India Criminology Conference Proceedings, ISBN: 978-93-88398-33-6), 666-671. Madurai: Shanlax Publications.
  • Vincent, V. (2014). Integration of Spatial Technology in Indian Policing. KAVACH, 2, 3-5.
Media Articles
  • Vincent, V. (July 2020). The Past and the Present of Human Trafficking: An Overview. Translated and published in Tamil as a special feature in indrayaseithi.com (an online news portal).
  • Vincent, V. (January 2019). Tackling Forced/Bonded Labour and Labour Trafficking with Technology. Translated and published in Tamil in Dinamani (an online news portal).
  • Vincent, V. (June 2018). Migration, Labour Trafficking and Bonded Labour: An Overview. Translated and published in Tamil in Dinamani (an online news portal).

Awards / Honours / Achievements / Appreciation

  • 2021 - Awarded Best Paper Presenter at the 1st Annual International Symposium on Victim Assistance: Assisting Victims of Crime – Best Practices from Around the World, organized by Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences (Deemed University).
  • 2020-21 - Recipient of the Kalinga Fellowship that brings together the most progressive leaders to facilitate breakthroughs in thinking and action in combatting human trafficking.
  • 2009 - Doctoral Fellowship awarded from the Bureau of Police Research & Development (BPR&D), Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India.

Professional Membership

  • Life Member, Indian Society of Criminology (ISC)
  • Life Member, Indian Society of Victimology (ISV)


Paper Presentation: 16 Empirical Paper Presentation as main author in National and International Conferences/Seminars