Indonesian public support for the death penalty declines when they learn more about its scope and administration.
The government’s violence against women strategy fails to adequately address the reasons for women’s lack of safety.
Investigations are underway over reports that Wayne Couzens exposed himself to women in the days leading up to his horrific crime.
FBI statistics recorded a 30% rise in homicides in 2020. A criminologist helps break down what was behind the spike.
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.