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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.

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
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.

Criminology / Forensics - 23.10.2020

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.

Social Sciences - Criminology / Forensics - 28.07.2020
Berkeley Conversations: Race & the criminal justice system
As America reckons with how racial inequities permeate its core institutions, one such institution stands above - or below - the rest: the criminal justice system.

Law - Criminology / Forensics - 27.07.2020
Opinion: Genocide or not, the Uighurs need urgent international support
In an op-ed, Professor Philippe Sands (UCL Laws) explains why the focus on the word 'genocide' skews our responses to other acts of mass atrocity.

Criminology / Forensics - 24.07.2020
Opinion: The UK must urgently adapt to Russia’s ’dark power’ tactics
Professor Mark Galeotti (UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies) discusses the ways Russia seeks to divide and destabilise Western democracies like the UK, arguing that we must learn how to adapt and respond to their methods.

History / Archeology - Criminology / Forensics - 16.07.2020
Why Confederate monuments are coming down now
Why Confederate monuments are coming down now
As Confederate monuments and memorials are toppled across the United States, Stanford historian James T. Campbell says it is important to think historically not only about the past but also about our own time and what future generations might say about us.

Criminology / Forensics - 10.07.2020

Criminology / Forensics - 06.07.2020
A secure, decentralized search engine for journalists
A secure, decentralized search engine for journalists
An EPFL laboratory has developed DataShare Network, a decentralized search engine paired with a secure messaging system that allows investigative journalists to exchange information securely and anonymously.

Social Sciences - Criminology / Forensics - 29.06.2020
Students’ expertise helps map 11 days, 125 acts of U.S. police violence
A recent report by Amnesty International tracked, with UC Berkeley students' help, dozens of cases across the country of police violence against protesters, from May 26 - the day after George Floyd was killed in Minneapolis while in police custody - to June 5.

Social Sciences - Criminology / Forensics - 08.06.2020
Race and mass criminalization in the U.S
Race and mass criminalization in the U.S
Stanford sociologist discusses how race and class inequalities are embedded in the American criminal legal system.

Health - Criminology / Forensics - 04.06.2020
Alumna’s skills assist New York Times’ alarming George Floyd video
Haley Willis, a 2019 UC Berkeley graduate with degrees in sociology and media studies, is now a visual investigations reporter and video producer at the New York Times .

Criminology / Forensics - History / Archeology - 04.06.2020