Raksha Shakti University
Raksha Shakti University
(Established by Govt. of Gujarat and approved by UGC)
News & Announcements
Call for Research Proposal
International Conference on Police Science, ICPS 2019 is being rescheduled on 6th and 7th September 2019 at RSU main campus, Lavad, Dahegam Dist. Gandhinagar
Walk-In-Interview for Teaching and Non-Teaching Positions at RSU
ICSSR Research Methodology course for Research Scholar

•   Foreign Faculty Mr. James Hilborn (Canadian Criminologist) has delivered his video video lecture (SKYPE Lecture) to RSU students on "Introduction to NeuroCriminology ",4th March 2014.

   Foreign faculty Dr.Mahinda Balasuriya (Ambassador of Srilanka in UAE) started his lecture series through video lecture (SKYPE lecture) ) to RSU students from 7th February 2014. This series will continue on every second and forth Saturday between 11:00 to 12:00 AM. at RSU.

RSU has sponsored a Research Project on "Police In Gujarat: Continuity and Change" to Ramnarain Ruia College, Mumbai from 1st February 2014.

MOU signed between RSU and PDPU on 19th march 2014 for developing research and academic activities

MOU signed between RSU and Sardar Patel University Of Police security & Criminal Justice,jodhpur,Rajasthan on 15th january,2014 for Developing Research and Academic activities.

MOU signed between RSU and  DIPR on 13th december 2013 for Developing Research and Academic activities....

Government of Gujarat has decided to give additional marks for the students of RSU who have succesfully completed their course and want to join the Police force as Police Constable or Police Sub-Inspector.

દેશમાં કાયદો અને વ્યવસ્થાના સંરક્ષણ તેમજ ગુનાઓના સંશોધન તથા અટકાવ બાબતે પધ્ધતિસરના અભ્યાસ અને પ્રાયોગિક તાલીમ થકી નિષ્ણાંતોનું સર્જન કરવાના ઉદ્દેશ સાથે ગુજરાતના યુવાનોની કારકિર્દીને નવી દિશા આપવા માટે સરકારશ્રી દ્રારા “ધી રક્ષા શક્તિ યુનિવર્સિટી એક્ટ-૨૦૦૯ “ હેઠળ રાજ્યમાં રક્ષા શક્તિ યુનિવર્સિટીની સ્થાપના કરેલ છે.

ગુજરાત ઇન્ડસ્ટ્રીયલ સિકયુરીટી ફોર્સ સોસાયટી, અમદાવાદ જે રાજય સરકારશ્રી પ્રેરિત સોસાયટી છે અને જેનું રજીસ્ટ્રેશન સોસાયટી રજીસ્ટ્રેશન એકટ-૧૮૬૦ મુજબ તેમજ પ્રાઇવેટ સિકયુરીટી એજન્સીસ એકટ-૨૦૦૫ અન્વયે થયેલ છે. આ સંસ્થા રાજય સરકારશ્રીના ખાતા/ યુનિટો / કચેરીઓ / બોર્ડ-નિગમોમાં માંગણી મુજબની સલામતી સેવાઓ પુરી પાડે છે. તેમાં રક્ષા શકિત યુનિવર્સિટીમાંથી ’’ડીપ્લોમા ઇન પોલીસ સાયન્સ’’ અભ્યાસક્રમમાં સફળ થયેલ વિધાર્થીઓમાંથી પ૦ ટકા સિકયુરીટી ગાર્ડઝની જગ્યાઓ પ્રાથમિકતાના ધોરણે ભરવા સૈધ્ધાંતિક નિર્ણય લેવામાં આવેલ છે.
Prof. K. Jaishankar Dr. K. Jaishankar
Designation : Professor and Head Department of Criminology Raksha Shakti University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Gender : Male
Mobile : 9099983193
Email : profjai@rsu.ac.in
Areas of Academic Competence
Cyber Criminology, Victimology, Crime Mapping, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Communal Violence and Terrorism, Policing, and Crime Prevention.
Professor K. Jaishankar is presently the Head of the Department of Criminology, Raksha Shakti University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. Prior to the present position, he was a faculty member at the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India. He is the recipient of the prestigious “National Academy of Sciences, India (NASI) - SCOPUS Young Scientist Award (2012) – Social Sciences” and “ISC – S. S. Srivastava Award for Excellence in Teaching and Research in Criminology (2013)”. He is the founding Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Cyber Criminology and Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Criminal Justice Sciences. He is the founder President of South Asian Society of Criminology and Victimology (SASCV) and founder (Honorary) Executive Director of Centre for Cyber Victim Counselling (CCVC). He holds Masters and PhD Degrees in Criminology from the University of Madras, Tamil Nadu, India. He has more than thirteen years of teaching experience and nineteen years of research experience.
Distinguished Fellowship / Membership
International Ambassador - British Society of Criminology (BSC).
Commonwealth Fellow (2009-2010), Centre for Criminal Justice Studies, School of Law, University of Leeds, UK.
Fellow - African Center for Cyberlaw and Cybercrime prevention.
Member - International Cybercrime Research Centre, Simon Frazer University, Vancouver, Canada.
Member - Membership and Advancement Committee, World Society of Victimology (WSV)
Member - International Advisory Board member of the Center for the Research and Development of Positive Criminology, Department of Criminology, Bar Illan University, Israel.
Member - Advisory Board Member of the Center for Cybercrime Studies, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York, USA
Member - Scientific Commission of the International Society of Criminology (ISC).
Member - UNODC (United Nations office of Drugs and Crime) Core group of Experts (15 member group) on Identity related crime (2007-08).
Jaishankar, K. (Ed.) (Forthcoming: October 2016). Interpersonal Criminology: Revisiting Interpersonal Crimes and Victimization. Boca Raton, FL, USA: CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group. ISBN: 978-1-2987-4859-9.
Halder D., & Jaishankar K. (Forthcoming: September, 2016). Cyber Crime against Women in India. New Delhi: SAGE.
K. Jaishankar, Tumpa Mukherjee, Priti Bharadwaj, and Megha Desai (Eds.), (2014). Indian Prisons: Towards Reformation, rehabilitation and resocialization. New Delhi: Atlantic Publishers. ISBN: 978-81-269-1950-5.
Jaishankar, K., and Ronel, N. (2013). (Eds.), Global Criminology: Crime and Victimization in the Globalized Era. Boca Raton, FL, USA: CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group. ISBN: 978-1-43-989249-7.
Jaishankar, K. (Ed.) (2011). Cyber Criminology: Exploring Internet Crimes and Criminal behavior. Boca Raton, FL, USA: CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group. ISBN: 9781439829493.
Halder D., & Jaishankar K. (2011). Cyber crime and Victimization of Women: Laws, Rights, and Regulations. Hershey, PA, USA: IGI Global. ISBN: 978-1-60-960830-9.
K. Jaishankar (2009) (Ed.), International Perspectives on Crime and Justice. New Castle, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. ISBN: 978-1-4438-0198-0.
Natti Ronel, K. Jaishankar, and Moshe Bensimon (Eds.,) (2008). Trends and Issues in Victimology. New Castle, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. ISBN 978-1-4438-0069-3.
Articles published in refereed Journals
Thakre, A. G., Sivakumar, R., & Jaishankar, K. (2015). Comparing the impacts of community policing in the cities of Nagpur and Tirunelveli: An empirical study. The Police Journal: Theory, Practice and Principles, 88(2): 137-159 DOI: 10.1177/0032258X15570559.
Halder, D., & Jaishankar, K. (2014). Teen Sexting: A Critical Analysis on the Criminalization Vis-À-Vis Victimization Conundrums. The Virtual Forum Against Cybercrime (VFAC) Review, Korean Institute of Criminology, July/August 2014, 1(6), 26-43.
Halder D., & Jaishankar, K. (2014). Online Victimization of Andaman Jarawa Tribal Women: An Analysis of the ‘Human Safari’ YouTube Videos (2012) and its Effects. British Journal of Criminology, 54(4), 673-688. doi: 10.1093/bjc/azu026. (2014 Impact Factor: 2.13).
Eric Lambert, Yuning Wu, Shanhe Jiang, K. Jaishankar, Sudershan Pasupuleti and Jagadish Bhimarasetty (2014). Support for Community Policing in India and the U.S.: An Exploratory Study among College Students. Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies & Management. 37(1), 3-29. (2012 Impact Factor: 0.55)
Halder, D., & Jaishankar. (2013). Revenge Porn by Teens in the United States and India: A Socio-legal Analysis. International Annals of Criminology, 51(1-2), 85-111.
Eric Lambert, K. Jaishankar, Shanhe Jiang, Sudershan Pasupuleti, and Jagadish Bhimarasetty. (2012). Correlates of Formal and Informal Social Control on Crime Prevention: An Exploratory Study among University Students, Andhra Pradesh, India. Asian Journal of Criminology, 7(3), 239-250. (Eric Lambert and Karuppannan Jaishankar contributed equally to the article and are listed randomly).
Eric Lambert, Sudershan Pasupuleti, Shanhe Jiang, K. Jaishankar, and Jagadish Bhimarasetty. (2012). Comparing and Contrasting the Formal and Informal Crime Control Views of Indian and U.S. College Students: A Preliminary Study. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology. 56(8) 1239–1257. DOI: 10.1177/0306624X11421129 (2012 Impact factor 1.56)
Yuning Wu, Eric G. Lambert, Brad W. Smith, Sudershan Pasupuleti, Jaishankar, K., & Jagadish V. Bhimarasetty. (2012). An Exploratory Comparison of Policing Views between Indian and U.S. College Students. International Criminal Justice Review, 22(1), 68-82.
Halder D., & Jaishankar, K. (2011). Cyber Gender Harassment and Secondary Victimization: A Comparative Analysis of US, UK and India. Victims and Offenders, 6(4), 386-398.
Sudershan Pasupuleti, Eric G. Lambert, Shanhe Jiang, Jagadish V. Bhimarasetty, and K. Jaishankar (2009). Crime, Criminals, Treatment, and Punishment: An Exploratory Study of Views among College Students in India and the United States. Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, 25(2), 131-147, May 2009. Reprinted as Crime, Criminals, Treatment, and Punishment: An Exploratory Study of Views among College Students in India and U.S. In N. P. Unnithan (2013) (Ed.), Crime and Justice in India (pp.74-92). New Delhi: Sage Publications.
Chapters in Books
Halder, D., & Jaishankar, K. (2016). Policing Initiatives and Limitations. In: J. Navarro, S. Clevenger, and C. D. Marcum (eds.), The Intersection between Intimate Partner Abuse, Technology, and Cybercrime: Examining the Virtual Enemy (pp. 167 -186). Durham, North Carolina: Carolina Academic Press.
Halder, D., & Jaishankar, K. (2015). Irrational Coping Theory and Positive Criminology: A Frame Work to Protect Victims of Cyber Crime. In N. Ronel and D. Segev (eds.), Positive Criminology (pp.276 -291). Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge. ISBN 978-0-415-74856-8.
Jaishankar, K. (2014). Implementing victim rights in newly industrialized countries: Reflections on major challenges and recommendations for the future. In I. Vanfraechem, A. Pemberton, & F. Ndahinda. (Eds.), Justice for Victims: Perspectives on rights, transition and reconciliation (pp. 66-88). Routledge: Abingdon, Oxon, UK. ISBN 978-0-415-63433-5.
Halder D., & Jaishankar K. (2014). Patterns of Sexual Victimization of Children and Women in the Multipurpose Social Networking Sites. In C. Marcum and G. Higgins (Eds.). Social Networking as a Criminal Enterprise (pp. 129-143). Boca Raton, FL, USA: CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group. ISBN 9781466589797.
Jaishankar, K. (2013). Cyber Victimization: New Typology and Novel Trends of Interpersonal attacks on the Internet. In Korean Institute of Criminology (Ed.). Information Society and Cybercrime: Challenges for Criminology and Criminal Justice (pp. 31-47). Seoul, Korea: Korean Institute of Criminology. Research Report Series 13-B-01. ISBN 978-89-7366-002-5
Jaishankar, K. (2012). Victimization in the Cyber Space: Patterns and Trends. In S. Manacorda (Ed.). Cybercriminality: Finding a balance between freedom and security (pp. 91-106). Milan, Italy: International Scientific and Professional Advisory Council of the United Nations Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Programme (ISPAC). ISBN 978-88-96410-02-8
Jaishankar, K. (2010). Patterns of Communal Violence Victimization in South India: A Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analysis. In S.G. Shoham., P. Knepper., & M. Kett. (Eds.) International Handbook of Victimology (pp. 181- 216). Boca Raton, FL, USA: CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group. ISBN 978-1-420-085471.
Jaishankar K., (2008). Space Transition Theory of Cyber Crimes. In Schmallager, F., & Pittaro, M. (Eds.), Crimes of the Internet. (pp.283-301) Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.
Key Conference Presentations
“Cybercrime Victimization: New Wine into Old Wineskins?”, in the 15th World Society of Victimology Symposium, July 5-9, 2015, at Perth, Australia, organized by Victim Support, Angelhands Inc. and supported by Australian Institute of Criminology (Keynote Speaker).
“Role of Social Media in the Awareness Creation by NGOs' Working on the Prevention of Online Victimization” (with Debarati Halder) in The International Conference on Social Media for Good (organized by Kimse Yok Mu (KYM) an international non-governmental organization), 14-16 May 2015 at Istanbul, Turkey. (Paper Presenter: Paper selected in a competition; out of 206 submitted papers only 24 was selected for presentation).
“Cybercrime issues in Asia and the Middle East”, in the International Cyber Security Summit, December 1-2, 2014, at Doha, Qatar, organized by Tangent Link, UK and supported by Ministry of Defence & Ministry of ICT, Qatar. (Invited Speaker).
“Cyber Victimization of Children: Prevalence, Impact and Measures of Mitigation”, at the Fourth International and Eighth Biennial Conference of Indian Society of Victimology (ISV), organized by the Department of Criminology, University of Madras, Chennai, India, during 9-11, October 2014 (Plenary Speaker).
“Interpersonal Cyber Crime Victimization in India: Preliminary results of a Survey”, in the International Seminar on Cybercrime “Rethinking Cybercrime”, October 17-18, 2013, at Elche, Spain, organized by CRIMINA, Miguel Hernández University, Elche, Spain (Invited Speaker).
“Cyber Victimization: Interpersonal Attacks on the Internet”, in the World Crime Forum-1st Asian Regional Conference - Information Society and Cybercrime: Challenges for Criminology and Criminal Justice, June 20, 2013 at Seoul, Republic of Korea, organized by the Korean Institute of Criminology and the International Society for Criminology (Forum Panelist).
“Victims of Cyber Crime”, in the “Opening Discussion: Focusing on victims of crime – Comparing crime patterns and improving practice. Researchers’ advice to policy” at the Stockholm Criminology Symposium, organized by the Swedish National Council for Crime Prevention (Brottsförebyggande rådet - Brå), held during June 11-13, 2012 at Stockholm, Sweden (Discussant).
“Implementing Victim Rights in Newly Industrialized Countries (NICs): Reflections on Major Challenges and Recommendations for the Future”, at the 14th World Society of Victimology Symposium, organized by WSV, Victim Support Europe INTERVICT, and LINC held during 20 – 24, May 2012, at The Hague, The Netherlands (Keynote Speaker).
“Patterns of Cyber Victimization”, in the International Conference on “Cybercrime: Global Phenomenon and its Challenges”, organized by the International Scientific and Professional Advisory Council of the United Nations Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Programme (ISPAC), in cooperation with United Nations office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) during December 2 – 4, 2011 at Courmeyeur, Mont Blanc, Italy (Invited Speaker).
“GIS and Crime Mapping in India: Looking Past, Present and Beyond ”, in the “Africa’s 3rd Annual GIS Summit 2010” organized by Amabhubesi Conferencing & Training (In Association with Beaver and Beaver Management Solutions (Pty) Ltd) during May 27-28, 2010 at Johannesburg, South Africa (Invited Speaker).
“Sexting: How do we protect the Victim Turned Offender”, in the International Conference on “Protecting Children from Sexual Offenders in the Information Technology Era” organized by the International Scientific and Professional Advisory Council of the United Nations Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Programme (ISPAC), in cooperation with United Nations office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) during December 11- 13, 2009 at Courmeyeur, Mont Blanc, Italy (Invited Speaker).
“Rates and Trends in Identity-related crime”, in the International Conference on “The Evolving Challenge of Identity-Related Crime: Addressing Fraud and the Criminal Misuse and Falsification of Identity”, organized by the International Scientific and Professional Advisory Council of the United Nations Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Programme (ISPAC), in cooperation with United Nations office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) during November 30 – December 2, 2007 at Courmeyeur, Mont Blanc, Italy (Invited Speaker).
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