Diploma in law, Eötvös U, Budapest, 1954. Doctor of Philosophy, Lomonoszov University, Moscow, 1962. Doctor Law Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 1975.
Lecturer, Eótvós U., 1954-1957;
senior lecturer, Eótvós U., 1958-1959;
associate professor, Eótvós U., 1963-1975;
professor criminology, Eótvós U., since 1975;
prorector, Eótvós U., 1978-1981. Teacher Police Academy, Budapest, 1966-1969. Organizer international science conferences, Visegrad, Hungary, 1980, 84, Siófok, Hungary, 1988, Budapest, 1992.
First lieutenant Hungarian armed forces.
Honorary president White Ring Association for Victim Support, Budapest, since 1989. Member Society Social Defense (board directors since 1981), other international organizations.
Married Vighné Hafiek Borbála, May 16, 1956. Children: Sándor, András.