Unlike other professions dealing with human trauma, criminal lawyers are very rarely offered psychological support. New research aims to learn how best to improve this.
Research on the connection between “liberal” or “caring” asylum policies and rates of crime shows that the humane treatment of refugees can have a beneficial effect on domestic security.
If proposed amendments to the law are passed, it will no longer be possible to acquire a firearm licence for self-defence in the country. This has sparked heated debate.
A technology arms war is escalating as high-tech thieves attempt to steal expensive equipment from farmers.
The UK government is granting sweeping powers to officers to search people without reasonable suspicion they’ve committed a crime.
Existing racism and implicit bias in Canadian media downplayed the terrorist attack by a white accused while exaggerating and staying silent on the reasons behind a hit-and-run by Muslim teens.
Stronger stay-at-home measures led to bigger reductions in crime – though these changes soon began to reverse.
In a survey of over 200 judges in NSW, a quarter said they received threats on their lives and nearly a third reported experiencing trauma from the daily exposure to violent crimes.
A lethal turf war between drug traffickers has terrorized Buenaventura, Colombia for months. Now protesters are demanding the government’s help to protect people in this mostly Black city.
Governments seem deeply committed to body-worn cameras for police, and there is a strong argument for them in providing evidence. But there needs to be more effective regulation of their use.
In the aftermath of Adam Toledo’s death, police and a prosecutor framed the incident as a confrontation with an armed male holding a gun. Should reporters have been so quick to accept that version?
New research shows that four in five farmers in NSW have been the victim of some type of crime, yet reporting of crimes to police remains stubbornly low.
US culture has long represented Asian American women as sexually seductive – showing how victims’ gender and race cannot be separated when attacked by white male violence.
Some racism isn’t criminal at all but still is the result of deep-seated and long-standing racial prejudices.
It starts with a basic conversation about their needs and fears.
Anyone hoping for gun reform should take note of how the aftermath of the UK’s worst shooting played out.
A basketball coach at a small community college in the Midwest reveals the challenges he faces on a regular basis to save his players from the pitfalls of the streets.
Created in response to Sherlock Holmes, detective Martin Hewitt is less operatic and more pragmatic.
Recent political arguments about policing methods aren’t supported by the evidence: New Zealand crime rates are static, and even declining in some categories.
A new book, about the suburban women who poisoned their husbands in post-war Sydney, explores their cold-blooded modus operandi and the hot dinners they prepared.