Police should take a wider view to join the dots that link the networks behind slavery and drugs.
Crime rates are down, but they were decreasing while imprisonment rates were increasing, so that doesn't really explain lower numbers in our prisons.
When DNA databases and behavioural genetics combine, your family's genes could play a role in criminal sentencing
"Super-recognisers" who can identify a range of ethnicities could help increase fraud detection rates at passport control and decrease false conviction rates that have relied on CCTV.
Those living in rural areas have more punitive attitudes toward crime and how to control it than city-dwellers, and it's a major component of the growing urban-rural divide in Canada.
In a survey, 56% of Americans aged 14 to 24 said they knew little to nothing about the juvenile justice system.
Faced with cutbacks to youth services and limited opportunities, risk-taking behaviour can, for some, become highly alluring.
Since 1990, the homicide rate has declined by 20%. Researchers are still figuring out what's behind the trend: increased incarceration, improvements in the economy or even aging populations.
In one year, an average 566 children between 10 and 13 were in detention. Almost 70% were Indigenous children.
Sky’s true crime channel is feeding a ‘desktop detective’ culture.
There were 590,000 incidents of assaults and threats on shop workers in 2018.
Faced with the same problem, South Africa is turning to the familiar toolkit to explain a recurrent problem.
There are potential issues with any use of machine learning in policing. But if used in the right way, it could go a long way towards more effective policing.
The courts have provided little guidance on whether politically-motivated crimes are better or worse than crimes from 'common criminals'.
More than 40 percent of U.S. adults have a gun in their household, making it hard to get guns off the streets – even if new gun restrictions are passed.
Why do even the rich cheat on their taxes? New research suggests some people may be genetically predisposed to break the rules for their own financial gain.
To fight the black market, the price of legal cannabis has to be relatively low. But if nothing else is done, the black market will persist.
Australia should look to the New Zealand model, which has a strong focus on community, and recognises that the majority of young people grow-out of participating in crime.
A new project looks at the race of on-duty police officers and civilians involved in 917 fatal shootings in 2015.
Suggestions that the Camorra has been usurped are exaggerated.