The Stephen Lawrence inquiry and subsequent Macpherson Report led to changes in how police deal with the family of murder victims.
Arweiniodd ymchwiliad Stephen Lawrence a’r adroddiad Macpherson at newidiadau yn y ffordd y mae'r heddlu'n delio â theuluoedd unigolion sydd wedi eu llofruddio.
Australia recorded the second-lowest number of homicides since the Australian Institute of Criminology began compiling national statistics in 1989.
CCTV is a popular form of digital evidence but it can be unreliable and problematic.
The US has one of the highest incarceration rates in the world. When it comes to violent offenders and the Black community, the system isn’t working, argue criminologists.
There are many different reasons why men and women commit these acts, but the small number of cases makes it difficult to track.
Whether crime is up or down depends on what kind of crime, what the comparison is to, and where you’re counting crimes.
Gun sales have risen in recent years. An expert explains who and what is driving this trend and how it’s affecting Americans.
Australia has recorded a small rise in the number of murders in 2019-20. We need to know more about these cases to make sure this does not become a trend.
Doctors and nurses fear arrests and being charged with culpable homicide even for minor mistakes.
School shootings are typically preceded by a series of warning signs. Are educators, police and policymakers paying enough attention?
FBI statistics recorded a 30% rise in homicides in 2020. A criminologist helps break down what was behind the spike.
Older adults’ experience of violent death is different to that of younger adults, our new research finds.
Gun violence as a whole is much more common, and much more deadly, than mass shootings are.
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.
In a handful of cases, defendants in murder cases have said that they were defending themselves from a same-sex pass or attempted sexual assault.
The causes of injuries to children are often linked to the circumstances in which people live.
AMLO’s war against organised crime in Mexico isn’t stopping people dying.
The reasons the homicide rate is declining are complex, but a reduction in alcohol consumption and access to weapons are contributors.