With mountains of digital evidence, advanced computing techniques could help judges and jurors better understand how criminal syndicates operate — potentially allowing fairer sentencing.
Has the digital revolution in Nigeria influenced crime-fighting and law enforcement?
Statistical models debunk claims by Trump and others that undocumented immigration into the U.S. increases crime, building on a litany of past research.
Donald Trump claims to the the law-and-order candidate and accuses his rival of being "lax on security". Joe Biden's legislative record proves such accusations to be false.
President Trump's law-and-order campaign rhetoric has been compared to Richard Nixon's and George Wallace's similar themes in 1968. But such appeals go much further back, to the US in the early 1800s.
New research shows fibres can transfer between people without any contact.
In The Meddler, Australian documentarians follow an unassuming mechanic in Guatemala City as he prowls the streets with a camera trying to capture footage of crimes and dead bodies.
The author's novels, famous for their bleakly sociopathic depiction of American culture, testify to the insanity and abusiveness that surround us.
Young people's voices need to be heard if we are to solve the knife crime crisis.
Certain crimes, such as robberies and sexual offences, have declined dramatically during the pandemic, while others, such as online fraud, domestic violence and homicides, have not.
Gun violence has killed hundreds of Americans, including kids, this summer. There are proven ways to bring peace to city streets, says an expert in violence prevention – but someone has to pay for it.
A whole life sentence has never been imposed in New Zealand but it seems likely the prosecution will call for one for the Christchurch gunman.
The study examined patterns of Twitter rage in hot and cold weather. Given anger spreads through online communities faster than any other emotions, the findings are important.
To curb opportunistic shoplifting, supermarkets want you to know you are being watched. But they're also hoping for self-reflection.
Will police accept the challenge of ending
Māori over-representation at every stage of the criminal justice system in Aotearoa-New Zealand?
Recent efforts to restore voting rights to the formerly incarcerated, a crucial Democratic constituency, could have important implications for the 2020 presidential election.
Police officers put themselves and their families in harm's way in order to stop crime and protect us. But who protects them?
Having poor morals doesn't mean that a young person is inherently bad.
Even if someone declares they are infected before attacking, the legal issues are complex.
The terror group uses the proceeds of criminal activity to support its political agenda.