Blood-detection dogs work paw in hand with scientists and Australia's police to solve crimes and missing persons cases.
The organisation that monitors chemical weapons could play a valuable role in tackling this problem.
Attacks can have a serious impact on mental health – and contribute to a disturbing negative cycle.
The majority of women in prison have committed minor, non-violent crimes. But a large number have committed violent offences such as assault, homicide and robbery.
Data on violent incidents in the US reveal that our focus on Islamist extremism since 9/11 may be misguided.
Was Pauline Hanson right to say that crime is getting worse in Australia?
In response to high levels of crime, South Africans have turned their homes into fortresses, seeking security behind high walls. But doing so might be counter-productive.
Solving the problem of street violence is not just about alcohol -- it's also about design of the urban environment.
South Africa's homicide rates have declined consistently since democracy, but remain among the highest in the world. They are about four times the global average at more than 30 per 100,000 people.
Two-thirds of released prisoners in the US are arrested again within three years. Here's how we could change that.
The NSW Taxi Council says ridesharing platforms like uberX are no safer than hitchhiking. Is that supported by the evidence?