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Criminology / Forensics - Social Sciences - 20.09.2021
Majority of Detroiters want police reform, many also want increased police presence
Competing concerns about police brutality and high crime rates are reflected in Detroiters' attitudes toward the police, according to University of Michigan research.

Criminology / Forensics - 03.09.2021
PNG's private security industry could improve public safety
PNG’s private security industry could improve public safety
A new report from researchers at The Australian National University highlights the vital role private security plays in ensuring public security across Papua New Guinea.

Campus - Criminology / Forensics - 18.08.2021

Social Sciences - Criminology / Forensics - 20.07.2021
Childhood exposure to gun violence increases risk of violent behavior as adults
Witnessing gun violence in real life or in fiction can have a mental toll on children. The effects, including using guns themselves, sometimes are seen many years later, according to a new University of Michigan study that tracked individuals during a 10-year span.

Campus - Criminology / Forensics - 14.07.2021
STOPMTL.CA: First interactive map to self-report police stops in Montreal
In 2019, an independent report commissioned by the City of Montreal demonstrated racial and social profiling by the Service de police de la Ville de Montréal (SPVM) targeting Black, Arab and Indigenous peoples, and young adults in particular.

Criminology / Forensics - Health - 06.07.2021
Tracing the DNA: Part Two of a series about laboratories at Münster University: the Department of Forensic Molecular Biology at the Institute of Forensic Medicine helps in the fight against crime
Tracing the DNA: Part Two of a series about laboratories at Münster University: the Department of Forensic Molecular Biology at the Institute of Forensic Medicine helps in the fight against crime
Part Two of a series about laboratories at Münster University: the Department of Forensic Molecular Biology at the Institute of Forensic Medicine helps in the fight against crime Hidden in the courtyard of the Institute of Forensic Medicine stands a weeping beech, five metres high.

Criminology / Forensics - Law - 11.06.2021

Criminology / Forensics - 10.06.2021
Freie Universität Strongly Refutes Baseless Allegations by Götz Aly
The university has responded to the human remains recovered through archaeological excavations on campus with dignity and transparency No 110/2021 from Jun 10, 2021 Following an article by Götz Aly i

Criminology / Forensics - Social Sciences - 02.06.2021
Urban crime decreased by 80% in Barcelona during lockdown
Urban crime decreased by 80% in Barcelona during lockdown
The lockdown policies that resulted from the COVID-19 epidemic involved an important decrease in urban crimes director of the Research Group on Children and Adolescent Victimization ( GReVIA ) of the UB.

Criminology / Forensics - Social Sciences - 23.05.2021
What Americans are thinking a year after George Floyd’s death
AP-NORC poll: Strong support for police reform, but less confidence in positive change Nearly a year after the death of George Floyd at the hands of a white police officer, Americans remain more like

Criminology / Forensics - 12.05.2021
Phone snatching: How to avoid it
Moped and bike enabled crime occurs in all areas of London. Unfortunately, Bloomsbury remains an attractive area for thieves and we have seen a rise in these offences since lockdown.

Criminology / Forensics - Campus - 12.05.2021

Criminology / Forensics - Social Sciences - 28.04.2021

Criminology / Forensics - Law - 20.04.2021
’Cinematic’ video, police condemnation sealed guilty verdict in Chauvin trial
Derek Chauvin's conviction for murder and manslaughter probably rested heavily on the shocking video of Floyd pinned to the ground, says a UC Berkeley expert.

Health - Criminology / Forensics - 16.04.2021
Chauvin defense grounded in centuries of dehumanizing Black bodies
Throughout American history, Black people have been dehumanized because of white supremacist ideology, says UC Berkeley public health professor Denise Herd.

Social Sciences - Criminology / Forensics - 13.04.2021
Analysis: How to understand the influence of paramilitary groups in Northern Ireland
Paramilitary groups continue to have an influence in Northern Ireland, and questions should focus on why this is the case, instead of denying that they do, say Professor Kristin Bakke and PhD Candidate Kit Rickard (both UCL Political Science).

Criminology / Forensics - Campus - 09.04.2021

Criminology / Forensics - Law - 06.04.2021
Podcast: The uncertainty of the Chauvin trial outcome
See all Fiat Vox episodes. Berkeley News  writer Ed Lempinen talks about why Berkeley Law professor Jonathan Simon thinks an acquittal of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, on trial for the death of George Floyd, is more likely than not.

Criminology / Forensics - Law - 30.03.2021
Despite damning video, complex legal issues make Chauvin trial unpredictable
The trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for the killing of George Floyd is a potential flashpoint for race relations in America.

Law - Criminology / Forensics - 22.03.2021
Glock ghost guns up for grabs on the dark web
Glock ghost guns up for grabs on the dark web
Australians have access to a wide variety of untraceable 'ghost guns' online along with a significant market of 3D printed weapon blueprints and kits, according to a new study from The Australian National University (ANU).

Criminology / Forensics - Computer Science - 22.03.2021
University of Bristol's cyber security experts launch new guidelines to help police crackdown on organised crime
University of Bristol’s cyber security experts launch new guidelines to help police crackdown on organised crime
A new centre established by the University of Bristol to help protect citizens online has created a shared data science framework to help law enforcement investigate organised crime.

Economics / Business - Criminology / Forensics - 11.03.2021

Criminology / Forensics - 25.02.2021
Improving road safety to tackle crime
Improving road safety in cities could result in a lower rate of violent crime, according to research from UCL, after expert analysis of crime and car accident data in Mexico City found a surprisingly high level of synchronicity between the two. The Heartbeat of the City study, which looked at a the relationship between the two across a weekly cycle, suggests that applying more resources to prevent road accidents would improve crime rates by enabling more efficient policing.

Health - Criminology / Forensics - 05.02.2021
Seven Questions with... Mariam Elgabry
This week we meet Mariam Elgabry, a final-year PhD researcher who has led an award winning technology for early detection systems in drug testing at AstraZeneca and worked as a Sergeant at the London Metropolitan Police.

Criminology / Forensics - 19.01.2021
Crime Scene: Internet
Freie Universität Researchers Contribute to EU Study on Cybercrime, Bullying, and Extremism on the Internet No 010/2021 from Jan 19, 2021 Researchers at Freie Universität Berlin and the University of

Criminology / Forensics - 19.01.2021
Opinion: Now is the moment for Berlin to show Russia some backbone
Germany's praiseworthy decision to take in Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny after he was poisoned means it has a moral obligation to do right by him, argues Honorary Professor Mark Galeotti (UCL School of Slavonic & East European Studies).

Criminology / Forensics - 05.01.2021
How has the Covid-19 pandemic altered sex offender behaviour?
Researchers at the University of Birmingham are investigating how sex offenders have changed their behaviour in response to the Covid-19 outbreak.

Campus - Criminology / Forensics - 21.12.2020

Criminology / Forensics - Administration - 18.12.2020
Opinion: Can actions of undercover police who had relationships with targets ever be justified?
An inquiry into undercover police who had sexual relationships with their targets is finally underway, but Dr Paul McFarlane (UCL Security & Crime Science) asks: can their actions ever be justified?

Campus - Criminology / Forensics - 15.12.2020
CMU Expands Campus Safety Measures
Patrol officers wearing body cameras; security camera coverage increasing Carnegie Mellon prioritizes the safety and security of the campus community.

Criminology / Forensics - Law - 14.12.2020
Can we "repair" criminal justice?
Passing a law, committing a crime, inflicting a sanction. These are the main the stages of criminal justice at the heart of modern legal systems.

Criminology / Forensics - Administration - 10.12.2020

Criminology / Forensics - 04.12.2020
London’s most deprived neighbourhoods see more stop and searches
Half of stop and searches in London between July and September occurred in 9% of neighbourhoods, with 69% of searches being in neighbourhoods more deprived than average, according to new analysis by UCL researchers.

Social Sciences - Criminology / Forensics - 23.11.2020
Documentarian hopes film on Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921 is wake-up call
Eric Stover peers into Oaklawn Cemetery in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where a mass grave was discovered this fall in the search for the remains of Black residents killed in the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921.

Criminology / Forensics - 17.11.2020
Ethnic minorities at much higher risk of homicide in England and Wales
Ethnic minorities at much higher risk of homicide in England and Wales
Calculations now familiar from coronavirus coverage - cases per 100,000 people - applied to ethnicity and homicide victimisation in the UK for the first time.  We need more data analysis of this nature to inform police resource allocation, and promote a more fact-informed dialogue with communities across the country Lawrence Sherman New research analysing racial disparities among murder victims across most of Britain over the last two decades shows that people of Asian ethnicity are on average twice as likely as White British people to be killed.

Social Sciences - Criminology / Forensics - 25.09.2020

Social Sciences - Criminology / Forensics - 21.09.2020
Homicide victims from Black and Hispanic neighborhoods devalued
Homicide victims from Black and Hispanic neighborhoods devalued
Social scientists found that homicide victims killed in Chicago's predominantly Black and Hispanic neighborhoods received less news coverage than those killed in mostly white neighborhoods.

Criminology / Forensics - Social Sciences - 15.09.2020

Criminology / Forensics - 04.09.2020
Analysis: How are police line-ups created?
Dr Julia Shaw (UCL Psychology & Language Sciences) explores how the 'cross-race effect' has potentially damaging consequences for innocent people of colour and in episode 5 of the podcast Bad Peo

Administration - Criminology / Forensics - 12.08.2020
Yale aligns procedures for addressing sexual misconduct with new U.S. rules
Yale aligns procedures for addressing sexual misconduct with new U.S. rules
To comply with new regulations issued by the U.S. Department of Education, Yale has updated its  procedures for addressing sexual misconduct.

Criminology / Forensics - Computer Science - 04.08.2020
’Deepfakes’ ranked as most serious AI crime threat
Fake audio or video content has been ranked by experts as the most worrying use of artificial intelligence in terms of its potential applications for crime or terrorism, according to a new UCL report. The study, published in Crime Science and funded by the Dawes Centre for Future Crime at UCL (and available as a policy briefing), identified 20 ways AI could be used to facilitate crime over the next 15 years.