Working abroad can be a profitable option for members of criminal groups.
At one time, law and order was seen by some as a sure-fire voter winner in elections - but that's changing after a concerted effort by Victoria's opposition appeared to backfire badly.
The ‘Monster of Worcester’ would have been released 24 years ago in Norway - would that have been better for everyone?
Following a fatal beating of a student, Chicago started a Safe Passage program in 2009 to ensure students get to and from school safely. Nine years on, how is it working?
As recent events show, we might get better media reporting if journalists questioned authorities more closely on the relevance of ethnicity and religion in crime reporting.
The politically and emotionally charged court of public opinion is not the place to make policy changes in areas as complex as corrections.
Scotland tends to take a more progressive approach to inequality, but how is it actually faring compared to the rest of the UK?
The Home Office's new strategy to tackle organised crime is more reactive than proactive.
Open gates, good food and communal living make for a very different approach to incarceration.
Young people are being put off claiming benefits – and it's costing both them, and society.
Why is the age of criminal responsibility in the UK the lowest in the European Union?
In order to change public opinion, campaigns need to move beyond awareness raising and start addressing the perpetrators and causes of domestic violence.
The chances of your genetic data being recorded by the state depend on who you are.
Teenagers become indentured to drug dealers after owing them money for weed, creating a hierarchy of exploitation with the user at the bottom.
Serious violence is rising, and there's little more that police can do to stop it. Of course, the real culprits are cutbacks to the nation's social protection systems.
What's really the most dangerous American city? The way crimes are currently counted in the US can easily confuse and mislead.
Brett Kavanaugh presented himself as a good and reputable man in his recent Senate hearing. But a man's social status and education tell us nothing about whether he's likely to commit sexual assault.
Drug users aren't the problem – the current 'war on drugs' is.
Whether the sins of our past stay with us forever has become a pertinent question of our time. A philosopher argues we don't need to carry our past burdens – although there are some moral conditions.
Street lighting may not actually reduce crime – but it can make people feel safer at night.