Distrust in the police is a surprisingly central factor when people arm themselves illegally.
Even with the best will in the world, there's only so much social policy can do to stop organised crime.
Australians have lost more than $76 million to fraud so far this year. These are the tactics that online offenders use to dupe their victims.
Data and statistical analysis were used to find an association - if any - between extreme weather conditions and crime in South Africa's capital.
Increasing numbers of parents are being accused of child abuse.
The problem is the disproportionate amount of attention on the so-called African gang problem and the way these incidents are being reported.
New research finds that a quarter of respondents have experienced sexual assault.
Does it make sense to compare the percentage of black Americans shot by police to the percentage of black Americans in the population? A new analysis suggests a different way of looking at the data.
Mad, bad or dangerous – the gripping true crime story of Grace Marks, who caused a sensation in the 19th century and still holds fascination today.
The NRA may fund political candidates but only with cash from U.S. donors. The group could face serious consequences if, as news reports allege, it broke laws and rules.
A life sentence for the neo-Nazi who murdered ten people. But questions remain about how she evaded authorities for more than a decade.
When England play a match, there's a 26% increase in reports of domestic abuse. When they lose, reports go up 38%.
In 38 US cities, hate crimes rose 12 percent in 2017. There were 1,038 hate crimes in the nation’s 10 largest cities – the most in more than a decade.
New plans will speed students through an intensive training course, that will see them working cases in 12 weeks.
People may not have a criminal record before they become homeless, but they likely will afterward due to laws intended to keep people with nowhere to go out of sight.
Victims of image based sexual abuse deserve legal clarity.
At least one in six older people experience some form of physical, emotional, sexual or financial abuse each year.
#FreeTommy protests depict the founder of the English Defence League as a hero. But his sentencing had nothing to do with the right to protest.
The fault lines between highly segregated neighbourhoods have been linked to higher crime rates and mental health issues.
Planning matters. The 2005 riots in France started in badly designed housing projects, while innovative planning helped Medellín, Colombia, shed its reputation as the most violent city in the world.