Gangs are still a significant reality in US prisons. But most inmates say that their power has been watered down, and they no longer rule facilities with an iron fist.
The fundamental change in how we are living will see criminals adapt and new targets emerging.
Coronavirus calls on police to ensure people are obeying the new rules, and to continue their essential function of keeping the peace.
Measures that can be taken include good cyber hygiene and legal action.
Language analysis may help police catch offenders.
Psychological abuse and controlling behaviours can be apparent before perpetrators murder their partners. So let's take these coercive behaviours more seriously and make them a crime.
In the early 1900s, fortune-telling provided entertainment, social connection and a job for some Australians. Its legal status made criminals of women, yet allowed others entry to the police force.
Italian filmmakers are starting to take a page from their American counterparts.
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.