عنوان مقاله [English]
The school of criminal geography came into existence in 1830 and lasted for a few decades, but today it is nowadays not as significant in criminal sociology as before. The criminal geography was founded by the Belgian mathematician Quetelet and French jurist Guerry. Quetelet was mathematician and an expert in statistics and analyzed human behavior through mathematics and statistics, and founded criminal statistics in France by the help of Guerry. They examined its connection with natural environment and so, studied the effect of climatic conditions on the behavior of human beings, including criminal acts. This school was existent as late as 1830.