A new study contradicts the notion that people who are sexually attracted to children and are willing to act on it are social outcasts and statistical outliers.
In the mid-20th century, civil servants in Ireland recognised the harms incarceration wreaks not just on individuals but their families and society at large.
Leonard Mack spent years in a US jail for a crime he didn’t commit. Here’s how identification procedures can, and have, led to wrongful convictions, and what can be done to prevent it.
Inmates who are mothers tend to be accused of being bad parents.
These ‘custodial killers’ are often healthcare workers who murder helpless or dependent people in their care.
Mafia groups don’t just cause harm through violence, they can erode the principles that make a democracy function.
Transgender people are more than four times as likely to be the victim of a crime as cisgender people.
Research highlights at least six different motivations for perpetrators that commit arson.
Crimestoppers was originally founded in 1988 and now receives more than half a million reports each year.
What causes people to obsess over celebrities – to the point where they’re willing to do whatever it takes to make contact? Criminology may hold some answers.
CCTV is a popular form of digital evidence but it can be unreliable and problematic.
There are many different reasons why men and women commit these acts, but the small number of cases makes it difficult to track.
Our research has focused on finding out more about why offenders commit burglary, what they’re looking for and how they decide which house to target. Here’s what you need to know.
We interviewed 50 children between the ages of 11 and 17 years who told us why they stole, what they stole, and how they learned how to burgle.
The remains of murder victims often turn up in suitcases, bins, and similar items. Forensic researchers in Australia are leading the way in helping to solve such cases.
An expert explains the technology behind a brainwave test that could change the way crimes are investigated.
China has been very successful at crime control while South Africa has neglected rehabilitation and failed dismally at resettling ex-offenders.
Police body-worn cameras increase disciplinary action against officers and reduce racial bias against citizen complainants, according to a recent study.
Personality profiling reveals hidden behaviour of cleaner fish used to control parasites in salmon aquaculture.
With 350 artworks created by 320 Indigenous artists who are in or recently released from prison, The Torch is making a difference to how people are seen and how they see themselves.