“OCT-THE FORUM” is the official research digest of the Bachelor of Science in Criminology Department. It is delighted with the documentation of completed research outputs of the Olivarian Criminology Students. OCT-The Forum is published annually by the Center for Research, Publication, and Planning & Development through the Office of the Vice President for Academics and Services, Olivarez College Tagaytay. All the information published in the articles of the CRIMINOLOGY DEPARTMENT are the sole responsibility of the individual authors, and not the Editorial Board of the Olivarez College DIGEST or Center for Research, Publication, Planning and Development.