While research indicates there are likely to be fewer female psychopaths than male, this may be because their traits are less visible than their male counterparts.
Energy and Environment Minister Josh Frydenberg said he thought that Victorians have never felt more unsafe, and that burglaries, assaults and murders are rising year-on-year. Is he right?
What one isolated case tells us about crime and community on this special island.
Academic analysis is often ignored – and this is an indictment not of readers, but of academics.
Using terrestrial forensic science to point the finger of blame to criminals in space will be much harder than it looks.
Do ISIS fighters feel guilty about the violence they perpetrate? Not likely, according to criminological research, which suggests terrorists "neutralise" their guilt, just as many other criminals do.
Two criminologists wanted to learn the tricks of the trade so they went to the source, interviewing over 70 pimps.
A popular misconception is that most child sex offenders were once victims themselves.
New research hopes to stop police lineups leading to false identification or criminals walking free.
There are many similarities between wildlife poaching and the cultivation of drug plants like the coca bush or the opium poppy.
Peter Dutton’s comments reinforced historically ingrained ideas about sexual assault victims as being 'unreliable' or 'untrustworthy'.
Was this a crime about hate or political ideology? Extremist experts use data to explain what type of crime took place in Florida, and why it matters.
Was Pauline Hanson right to say that crime is getting worse in Australia?
A new technique could help the police identify more criminals from just their footprints.
Her case followed certain well known patterns, but the Surrey teenager's killer was not identified for years after her death.
Are domestic violence figures actually on the decline? FactCheck investigates.
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?
When it comes to their targets and tactics, inmates follow a predictable pattern.
Psychopaths and sociopaths have similar characteristics, lacking remorse or empathy for others. And they can both be violent, deceitful and manipulative. But what are the differences between the two?