Here are entered works on fictional television programs that feature the commission and investigation of crimes. Works about nonfiction television programs that feature actual footage and reenactments of criminal and police activities are entered under True crime television programs.
Use for novels and stories dealing with the detection and solution of crime. Where possible assign additional topical headings, e.g. a class-of-persons heading for the investigator, or a heading for the name of the investigator, and headings for the setting and for the crime involved.
Here are entered works on the discipline that studies the causes, detection and prevention of crime, and the treatment or punishment of criminals. Works on the occurrence of crime are entered under Crime. Works on the criminal justice system are entered under Criminal justice, Administration of.