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Todays crime related press reports collected by Prof. Thomas Görgen, German Police University

Wall Street Journal, 01.01.2016

Trimming Prison Populations Catches On

Joe Palazzolo

The Conversation, 01.01.2016

Five biggest security threats facing the world in 2016

Natasha Ezrow

The Economist, 02.01.2016

Counting up the coppers

Sydney Morning Herald, 03.01.2016

Teenagers increasingly assaulting, abusing their parents

Cosima Marriner and Timna Jacks

The Atlantic, 04.01.2016

How DEA Agents Took Down Mexico's Most Vicious Drug Cartel

David Epstein

The Conversation, 04.01.2016

The genie is out of the bottle – it’s foolish to think encryption can now be banned

Adam Fish

The Conversation, 04.01.2016

Mandatory sentencing leads to unjust, unfair outcomes – it doesn’t make us safe

Hilde Tubex

The Independent, 04.01.2016

Making a Murderer: Netflix documentary on Steven Avery 'could not be made in UK due to lack of open justice'

Ian Burrell

The Conversation, 04.01.2016

Saudi executions: business as usual in a post-Arab Spring world

Ben Rich

New Republic online, 04.01.2016

Could Oregon Be the Next Waco?

Elizabeth Bruenig

Eurozine, 04.01.2016

The one-dimensional European

Robert Menasse

New York Times, 04.01.2016

France’s Diminished Liberties


Medical Daily, 04.01.2016

Youth Violence Prevention: How Race/Ethnicity Influence Fighting Among Young People

Justin Caba

New York Times, 05.01.2016

Cautious Response to Armed Oregon Protest


The Conversation, 05.01.2016

Stop, in the name of profit! Five reasons why hiring ‘private police’ is a bad idea

Kevin Morrell

The Conversation, 05.01.2016

How dangerous people get their guns

Philip Cook

The Conversation, 05.01.2016

Oregon siege: the US militia movement is resurgent – and evolving

Crawford Gribben

Aeon, 05.01.2016

In praise of defiance

Carrie Arnold

The Economist online (Blog), 05.01.2016

Obama's new push for tougher gun controls

The Economist, 05.01.2016

Too many American schools are using police officers to enforce classroom discipline, 05.01.2016

Crime-preventing tech to lead the digital police force

Muz Janoowalla

The Conversation, 06.01.2016

Designer nights out: good urban planning can reduce drunken violence

Kees Dorst

The Washington Post, 06.01.2016

In push to reform police work, officers examine their own biases

Matt Zapotosky

The Conversation, 06.01.2016

Obama’s bold move against guns proves the politics of firearms really is changing

Peter Squires

The Conversation, 06.01.2016

We need to do more about sexual harassment in the workplace

Jayne Lucke

Pacific Standard, 06.01.2016

Is There Science to Back Obama's Gun-Law Proposals?

Francie Diep

SPIEGEL ONLINE, 06.01.2016

'Islamic State Is a Convenient Obsession'

London Review of Books Vol. 38 No. 1, 07.01.2016

Military to Military

Seymour M. Hersh

London Review of BooksVol. 38 No. 1, 07.01.2016

Brandenburg’s Dream

Derek Walmsley

Vox, 07.01.2016

Did anti-police sentiment lead to more murders in 2015? One expert makes her case.

Deutsche Welle, 07.01.2016

Cologne - Can group dynamics lead to sexual violence?

Dr. Barbara Krahé

Pacific Standard, 07.01.2016

Libertarian Fairy-Tales: The Bundy Militia's Revisionist History in Oregon

Aaron Bady

EurekAlert!, 07.01.2016

Religious beliefs don't always lead to violence

Carnegie Mellon University

EurekAlert!, 07.01.2016

1 in 4 kids sexually harassed by friends online

Michigan State University

The Conversation, 07.01.2016

‘Last-drink’ laws, not lockouts, reduce alcohol-fuelled violence

Kypros Kypri

The Conversation, 07.01.2016

Can voice recognition technology really identify a masked jihadi?

Ian McLoughlin

NPR, 07.01.2016

Advocates Push Public Health Campaign To Combat Gun Violence

TechRepublic, 07.01.2016

Hackers' modus operandi: 5 insights that may help identify emerging threats

Michael Kassner

Christian Science Monitor, 08.01.2016

In wake of Cologne attacks, Germans ask: Are we handling immigration honestly?

Sara Miller Llana, 08.01.2016

Let’s not shy away from asking hard questions about the Cologne attacks

Gaby Hinsliff

USATODAY, 08.01.2016

White House to talk terrorism with Apple, Facebook

Elizabeth Weise

The Conversation, 08.01.2016

Sex attacks row forces Merkel to defend her policies from racism

James Hodkinson, 08.01.2016

Countries with the most guns list has some surprises (blog), 09.01.2016

Religious Beliefs Can Promote Cooperation Rather than Violence

Janice Wood

Bloomington Pantagraph, 09.01.2016

ISU profs hope to take the lab to the crime scene

Lenore Sobota lsobota

The Sacramento Bee, 09.01.2016

Police need to rely more on science, less on their ‘gut’

Anita Chabria, 09.01.2016

‘I went to join Isis in Syria, taking my four-year-old. It was a journey into hell’

Kim Willsher

Rolling Stone, 09.01.2016

El Chapo Speaks

Sean Penn

New York Times, 10.01.2016

‘Broken System’ Allows ISIS to Profit From Looted Antiquities


CNN, 10.01.2016

A controversial coup: Sean Penn and Rolling Stone land El Chapo interview

Brian Stelter

The Conversation, 11.01.2016

What makes a ‘smart gun’ smart?

Donald Sebastian

The Washington Post, 11.01.2016

What do citizens fear most — for the world, the nation, themselves? The answers might surprise you.

Daniel Stevens and Nick Vaughan-Williams

The Marshall Project, 11.01.2016

A Most Violent Year

Thomas P. Abt, 11.01.2016

Human Progress Quantified

Steven Pinker, 12.01.2016

Syria: 'You can't have an entire population dependent on aid'

Charlotte Bailey

The Age, 12.01.2016

Insight into arsonists doesn’t diminish their crime

Andrew Masterson

The Hindu, 12.01.2016

The Peshawar, Paris, Pathankot link

The Conversation, 12.01.2016

Lessons from a would-be suicide bomber on how to defeat terrorism

Andrew MacLeod

The New Yorker online, 12.01.2016

The Far-Right Revival: A Thirty-Year War?

Evan Osnos

TechRepublic, 12.01.2016

North America's underground cybercrime economy: Business is booming

Michael Kassner, 13.01.2016

Hidden rise in violent crime driven by growth in violence against women

Damien Gayle

The Conversation, 13.01.2016

Governments undermining encryption will do more harm than good

Suelette Dreyfus, 13.01.2016

Counterfeiters perplexed by Canada's plastic money

Alison Crawford

The Conversation, 13.01.2016

Istanbul bombing piles on the international pressure for Turkey

Alpaslan Ozerdem

The Conversation, 13.01.2016

Capture of El Chapo won’t stop drug war in Mexico as long as corruption is rife

Peter Watt

EurekAlert!, 13.01.2016

NHS policies failing to stop bullying by managers and staff sickness

Genetic Literacy Project, 13.01.2016

Accuracy of eyewitness testimony: Is it all in our head?

Andrew Porterfield

New Statesman online, 13.01.2016

Slavoj Žižek: The Cologne attacks were an obscene version of carnival

Slavoj Zizek

The Conversation, 13.01.2016

How foetal alcohol spectrum disorders could be a hidden epidemic

Penny A. Cook, Raja Mukherjee

New York Review of Books, 14.01.2016

Parking the Big Money

Cass R. Sunstein

EurekAlert!, 14.01.2016

Preventing violent extremism requires new police programs

Duke University

The Independent, 14.01.2016

Islamist terrorism: Getting to grips with the post-jihad world

George Arney

Tucson Weekly, 14.01.2016

Nope, Research Doesn't Really Link Migrants to Crime in the US

María Inés Taracena

The Conversation, 14.01.2016

Do we need more police, or are there better ways to cut crime?

Rick Sarre

The Conversation, 14.01.2016

Jakarta attacks: is Islamic State’s presence in South-East Asia overstated?

Scott Edwards

The Conversation, 14.01.2016

Q&A: why did terror hit Jakarta’s streets – and what happens next?

Noor Huda Ismail

EurekAlert!, 14.01.2016

UCLA psychology study explains when and why bystanders intervene in cyberbullying

University of California - Los Angeles

Pacific Standard, 14.01.2016

We Can't Keep Living—and Dying—by the Gun

Trymaine Lee

Pacific Standard, 14.01.2016

Mexican Cartels Have Seized Control of the U.S. Drug Market

Julie Morse

The Conversation, 14.01.2016

Why the Calabrian mafia in Australia is so little recognised and understood

Stephen Bennetts

The Conversation, 15.01.2016

Migrant communities think more like non-migrants after just one generation, study suggests

Alex Mesoudi, Kesson Magid

The Conversation, 15.01.2016

Charlie Hebdo reinforces the very racism it is trying to satirise

Anshuman Mondal

The Conversation, 15.01.2016

The great Hatton Garden heist: why are we so fascinated by crime capers?

Ruth Penfold-Mounce

EurekAlert!, 15.01.2016

FAU study shows 45 percent increase in death from law enforcement

EurekAlert!, 15.01.2016

FAU study shows 45 percent increase in death from law enforcement

EurekAlert!, 15.01.2016

Who guided the national discussion on Ferguson?, 15.01.2016

Hundreds of Britons caught trying to join jihadis, says foreign secretary

The Conversation, 15.01.2016

Could your taste for ‘teen’ porn land you in legal trouble?

Samantha Pegg

The Economist, 16.01.2016

Migrant men and European women

The Economist, 16.01.2016

Back to the street

Forbes, 17.01.2016

Policing Meets Big Data: A Lesson In Sentiment Mining, Data Recency And Dashboards

Kalev Leetaru

Montreal Gazette, 17.01.2016

Opinion: Muslim states need to stymie radicalism

Luqman Ahmed

The Conversation, 17.01.2016

To fight terrorism, Indonesia needs to move beyond security measures

Noor Huda Ismail

YES! Magazine, 17.01.2016

The Bravest Response to Fear

Jeremy Adam Smith

New York Times, 17.01.2016

The Trials of Alice Goffman


The New Yorker, 18.01.2016

Obama’s Guns Gambit

Margaret Talbot

The New Yorker, 18.01.2016

The Front Lines

Luke Mogelson

The New Yorker, 18.01.2016

How a travesty led to criminal-justice innovation in Texas.

Paul Kix

The Conversation, 18.01.2016

U.S. laws protect police, while endangering civilians

Paul Hirschfield

The Conversation, 18.01.2016

Why Australia needs drug consumption rooms

Alex Wodak

Scientific American, 18.01.2016

Making a Memory of Murder

Julia Shaw

The Conversation, 19.01.2016

Institutional abuse: why we don’t listen to children behind bars

Jameel Hadi

The Conversation, 19.01.2016

Mental health care for prisoners could prevent rearrest, but prisons aren’t designed for rehabilitation

Jennifer Reingle Gonzalez

Juvenile Justice Information Exchange, 19.01.2016

Juvenile Justice Can Be Reformed Without Invoking Old Prejudices

Erica Webster

The Independent, 19.01.2016

Know how you can easily shut down domestic violence services? Erase women in need from official statistics

The Conversation, 19.01.2016

Social media response to Islamic State must be more agile: Turnbull

Michelle Grattan

The Independent, 20.01.2016

Police are just as likely to hold misconceptions about their jobs as the general public, research shows

Doug Bolton

EurekAlert!, 20.01.2016

Legal, policy changes can lead to shifts in use of medical marijuana

Johns Hopkins

The Conversation, 20.01.2016

Movies and myths about human trafficking

Jonathan Todres

The Conversation, 20.01.2016

Europe’s failed response to refugee crisis risks fraying local labor markets

Nikos Passas, Nicolas Giannakopoulos

The Conversation, 20.01.2016

Hard Evidence: how British do British Muslims feel?

Saffron Karlsen

The Atlantic, 20.01.2016

Suicide Among the Ceasefire Babies

Lyra McKee

EurekAlert!, 20.01.2016

Childhood trauma associated with worse impulse control in adulthood, U-M study finds

University of Michigan Health System

Standpoint January/February 2016, 21.01.2016

France, Islam, And The Second Class Sex


The Conversation, 21.01.2016

Explainer: the two Talibans and how they operate

Michael Semple

New York Times, 21.01.2016

As Supreme Court Clerk, Ted Cruz Made Death Penalty His Cause


The Atlantic, 21.01.2016

The Missing Data on Gun Violence

Clare Foran

The Conversation, 21.01.2016

Why Burkina Faso is a choice target as al-Qaeda bids to reclaim stolen thunder

Berny Sèbe

The Conversation, 21.01.2016

Litvinenko poisoning: polonium explained

Simon Cotton

SPIEGEL ONLINE, 21.01.2016

Stretched to the Limit

SPIEGEL ONLINE, 21.01.2016

'The Current Outrage Is Very Hypocritical'

Christiane Hoffmann and René Pfister

EurekAlert!, 22.01.2016

Study: Paramedics' risk of being assaulted far exceeds firefighting colleagues

Drexel University

The Conversation, 22.01.2016

Bombings aside, Indonesia is still battling over the role of political Islam

Carool Kersten

Monterey County Herald, 23.01.2016

Susan Meister: Gun violence needs real study as health epidemic

Susan Meister

Lawfare, 23.01.2016

If It’s Broke, Don’t Make it Worse: A Critique of the U.N. Secretary-General’s Plan of Action to Prevent Violent Extremism

Naz Modirzadeh

New Statesman, 23.01.2016

Where the bodies are buried

Helen Lewis

New York Times, 24.01.2016

As Frustrations With Mexico’s Government Rise, So Do Lynchings


Verfassungsblog, 24.01.2016

A New Page in Protecting European Constitutional Values: How to best use the new EU Rule of Law Framework vis-a-vis Poland

Armin von Bogdandy, Carlino Antpoehler, Michael Ioannidis, 24.01.2016

Alexander Litvinenko: the man who solved his own murder

Luke Harding, 25.01.2016

Canadian MP says La Loche shooting shows 'tragic' plight of First Nations, 25.01.2016

Prisoners get higher marks than Durham University criminology students in academic course

Newsweek, 25.01.2016

ISIS Already Established in EU States, Europol Warns

Josh Lowe

Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies, 25.01.2016

Religion and Violence Revisted

Rick Searle

EurekAlert!, 25.01.2016

Helmet-wearing increases risk-taking and sensation-seeking

University of Bath

The Conversation, 25.01.2016

A decade after the riots, France has rewritten its colonial history

Itay Lotem

The Conversation, 25.01.2016

Is it OK to spank a misbehaving child once in a while?

Ronald W. Pies

Phys.Org, 25.01.2016

Study finds human trafficking is judged unevenly by law, public

Jason Kornwitz

The Conversation, 25.01.2016

The heavy price we pay for ‘free’ Wi-Fi

Benjamin Dean

The Conversation, 25.01.2016

How did the mind-boggling new drugs bill make it through parliament?

Nick Davis

Daily Mail, 25.01.2016

Purr-fect storm of confusion as electoral commission mistakenly sends an enrol-to-vote letter to a cat - named Chairman Meow

The Conversation, 26.01.2016

Not all psychopaths are criminals – some psychopathic traits are actually linked to success

Scott O. Lilienfeld, Ashley Watts

The Conversation, 26.01.2016

Could encryption ‘backdoors’ safeguard privacy and fight terror online?

Keith Martin

EurekAlert!, 26.01.2016

Community-level violence linked to teens' risky sexual behavior

Johns Hopkins

EurekAlert!, 26.01.2016

BU study finds link between state gun ownership rates and murders of women

Boston University Medical Center

Pacific Standard, 26.01.2016

A Ruling Against Doing Adult Time for Juvenile Crimes

Kate Wheeling

CityLab, 26.01.2016

Harsh Policing of Immigrants Is Bad for Everyone

Tanvi Misra

The Denver Post, 26.01.2016

Denver auditor recommends police keep racial data on stops

Noelle Phillips

Al Arabiya, 26.01.2016

Containing ISIS in the ‘Dark Web’

Diana Moukalled

New Statesman, 26.01.2016

Ending the new Thirty Years war

Brendan Simms and Michael Axworthy and Patrick Milton

The American Prospect, 26.01.2016

After Incarceration, What Next?

Nathalie Baptiste

U.S. News & World Report, 27.01.2016

Justice: There's An App for That

Joseph P. Williams

Newswise Released, 27.01.2016

Violent Crime Lower Near Drug Treatment Centers Than Other Commercial Areas

The Conversation, 27.01.2016

Non-police doing police-type work operate in a perilously grey area of law

Rick Sarre

The Conversation, 27.01.2016

Scottish police lurch from one crisis to another – with a little help from the Met

Nick McKerrell

EurekAlert!, 27.01.2016

Ben-Gurion U. researchers have discovered multiple botnets

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Christian Science Monitor, 27.01.2016

How technology that detects gunfire is helping Pittsburgh police

Max Lewontin

Pacific Standard, 27.01.2016

Was It Rape? The Problems With Varying Definitions for Sexual Assault

Stephanie Auteri

EurekAlert!, 28.01.2016

Victimized adolescents more at risk of thinking about suicide or attempting suicide at 15

EurekAlert!, 28.01.2016

Is cannabis addictive? Are there treatments? Answers in New journal's roundtable discussion

Mary Ann Liebert

The Conversation, 28.01.2016

Seizing valuables from asylum seekers – Denmark has lost the plot, and its heart

Katharine Jones

Pacific Standard, 28.01.2016

The Nude Video of a 93-Year-Old on Snapchat

Charles Ornstein

EurekAlert!, 29.01.2016

No easy answers in UW study of legal marijuana's impact on alcohol use

University of Washington

The Conversation, 29.01.2016

Homelessness causes offenders to end up back in prison – here’s how to break the cycle

Graham Bowpitt

Herald Scotland, 29.01.2016

Police in Scotland accused of operating 'macho' culture

Pacific Standard, 29.01.2016

A Big Problem in Police Abuse

Kate Wheeling

EurekAlert!, 29.01.2016

Media narratives counter prejudice attitudes

Motley Fool, 30.01.2016

Ready or not, here comes marijuana!

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 30.01.2016

The global burden of gun violence

Stephen Hargarten

The Conversation, 30.01.2016

Outrage over leaked Jimmy Savile report is as much about the BBC’s future as his crimes

Simon Cross

New York Times, 31.01.2016

Her Father Shot Her in the Head, as an ‘Honor Killing’

Nicholas Kristof

New York Times, 31.01.2016

The Wreck of Amtrak 188