Well trained and experienced staff are a crucial part of improvements.
The Department of Education says there were 240 school shootings during a recent school year. Another database only counts 29. How could the numbers be so different -- and who is right?
Dangerous, vulnerable or just plain stupid – these are some of the stereotypes which young people face when they come in contact with the law.
India is the most dangerous country for women in 2018, according to a new survey. Putting more women in government is a necessary first step in preventing rape and better protecting abuse survivors.
Research reveals the flaws in earwitness testimony – and why better guidelines are needed.
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.