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

The Atlantic, 01.11.2016

War Goes Viral

Emerson T. Brooking and P. W. Singer

The Conversation, 01.11.2016

The fortress complex: how the West became obsessed with home security

Sarah Blandy, Rowland Atkinson

The Guardian, 01.11.2016

The ruthlessly effective rebranding of Europe’s new far right

Sasha Polakow-Suransky

EurekAlert!, 01.11.2016

Prescription of psychotropic medication after prison release linked to lower rate of violent reoffending

Harper's Magazine, 01.11.2016


Rachel Nolan

The Conversation, 02.11.2016

No direct flight: new maps show the fragmented journeys of migrants and refugees to Europe

Franck Düvell, Nando Sigona

Newsweek, 02.11.2016

Joseph Margulies: Comey Was Wrong About ‘The Ferguson Effect’ Too

Joseph Margulies

Psychology Today, 02.11.2016

Why Are We Offended by Media Violence?

Romeo Vitelli Ph.D.

EurekAlert!, 02.11.2016

Chasing minor offences can help track down the serious criminals, according to new book

University of Huddersfield

The Atlantic, 02.11.2016

Is the CIA Ready for the Age of Cyberwar?

David Rohde

The Atlantic, 02.11.2016

The Dark Web Isn’t All Dark

Kaveh Waddell

EurekAlert!, 02.11.2016

Fear of retaliation

University of Cologne

MD Magazine, 02.11.2016

Does the Stress of Living in High-Crime Neighborhoods Bring on Asthma?

Dava Stewart

London Review of Books Vol. 38 No. 21, 03.11.2016

Islamic State v. al-Qaida

Owen Bennett-Jones

The American Prospect, 03.11.2016

Race and the Tragedy of Quota-Based Policing

Shaun Ossei-Owusu

The Conversation, 03.11.2016

As long as people are pushed to flee their homes for Europe, smuggling networks will remain a necessity

Katharine Jones, Simon McMahon

Science Business, 03.11.2016

UK to invest £1.9B to improve cyber defences

Éanna Kelly

EurekAlert!, 03.11.2016

Study: Internet gaming's 'not as addictive as gambling but more research is needed'

University of Oxford

The Guardian, 03.11.2016

The shocking murder of Spain’s most flamboyant politician

Giles Tremlett

CityLab, 04.11.2016

Psychology Researchers Found New Evidence for the 'Broken Windows' Policing Theory

Laura Bliss

The Atlantic, 04.11.2016

The ‘Caliph’ Speaks

Graeme Wood

The Conversation, 04.11.2016

Guy Fawkes night: celebrating the most famous act of counter-terrorism in history

Louise Kettle Assistant Professor

The Conversation, 04.11.2016

Deadly combination: the psychiatric disorders that might have made Anders Breivik into a mass shooter

Clare Allely

Daily Mail Published, 04.11.2016

Giving ex-prisoners drugs may help stop them re-offending: Mental health medication could cut relapse rates

Ryan O'Hare

Journalist’s Resource, 04.11.2016

Background checks for ammo and guns could reduce deaths: New research

Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting, 04.11.2016

Louisville Police Have Quietly Built A Massive Online Monitoring Operation

Jacob Ryan

The Economist, 05.11.2016

Murder and machismo

Fighting femicide in Argentina

USAPP American Politics and Policy (blog, 06.11.2016

Book Review: Preventive Detention of Terror Suspects: A New Legal Framework by Diane Webber

Diane Webber

Los Angeles Times, 06.11.2016

Pundits think Islamic State’s Baghdadi is smart because he’s cruel. That’s nonsense

Max Abrahms

bellingcat, 06.11.2016

ISIS’s Somalian Franchise Seizes Qandala: Background and Significance

Jacob Beeders

The Conversation, 06.11.2016

Corruption looks different in China

Nolan Sharkey Winthrop Professor of Law

The Heights, 06.11.2016

The Nature of the Terrorist Threat Has Become Complex:’ Schwartz Says at Panel

Gibran Caroline Boyce

The Nation, 07.11.2016

Why the Gun-Control Movement Fails

Gary Younge

Sourceable Monday, 07.11.2016

Can Good Prison Design Improve Rehabilitation Prospects?

Andrew Heaton

The Conversation, 07.11.2016

Can private security companies improve responses to victims of family violence?

Diarmaid Harkin ,Kate Fitz-Gibbon Senior

EurekAlert, 07.11.2016

Using a patient's own words, machine learning automatically identifies suicidal behavior

Christian Science Monito, 07.11.2016

As demand for secularism grows in France, believers push back at work

Sara Miller Llana

The Conversation, 07.11.2016

How an army of ‘super recognisers’ could help spot criminals and missing persons

Sarah Bate Senior

The Conversation, 07.11.2016

Mosul will fall – but it may take a bigger US presence to force Islamic State out

Paul Rogers

Police News, 07.11.2016

Unpacking implicit bias in policing

David Blake

Government Technology, 07.11.2016

Where Traditional DNA Testing Fails, Algorithms Take Over

Lauren Kirchner

Government Technology, 07.11.2016

Where Traditional DNA Testing Fails, Algorithms Take Over

Lauren Kirchner

The Conversation, 08.11.2016

Everything you need to know about workplace bullying

Frances McGregor Senior, 08.11.2016

Ankle tags, house arrest and forced relocation: how does Britain balance security and civil rights?

Helen Fenwick

The Conversation, 08.11.2016

The fear election

Ron Chandler

EurekAlert!, 08.11.2016

Trump's political success was a triumph of style over substance: UBC research

University of British Columbia

The Most Consequential Criminal Justice Policy Shift In A Generation For Latinos Is Prop 64, 08.11.2016

The Most Consequential Criminal Justice Policy Shift In A Generation For Latinos Is Prop 64

Arturo Carmona Former

The Conversation, 08.11.2016

Do we care about old people behind bars, and should we?

Bruce Stevens Wicking

The Atlantic, 08.11.2016

A Lawsuit Accuses Black Lives Matter of Inciting a 'War on Police'

J. Weston Phippen

The Conversation, 09.11.2016

Why the Trump effect could increase bullying

Jeffrey R. Sprague

Complex, 09.11.2016

How Do We Unlearn Racism?

Aviva Stahl

Niemanlab, 09.11.2016

The forces that drove this election’s media failure are likely to get worse

Joshua Benton

The New Yorker, 09.11.2016

An American Tragedy

David Remnick

The Conversation, 09.11.2016

How our tool analysing emotions on Twitter predicted Donald Trump win

Tom Jackson ,Martin Sykora

New York Review of Books, 10.11.2016

On the Bombing of Aleppo

George Soros

The New York Review of Books November 10, 10.11.2016

Iraq: The Terrible Battle for Mosul

Joshua Hammer

The Conversation, 10.11.2016

Sexual assault enters virtual reality

Katherine Cross (press release) (blog, 10.11.2016

Digital and the changing face of crime

Giles Herdale

CityLab, 10.11.2016

The New Top Cop: How President Trump Might Reshape Urban Policing

George Joseph

Deutsche Welle, 10.11.2016

In the world of Kafka - The Afghan experience in Guantanamo

Johns Hopkins News-Letter, 10.11.2016

Researchers create explosive-detecting spinach


Washington Post, 10.11.2016

How will President Trump shape crime and policing policy in America?

Tom Jackman

EurekAlert, 10.11.2016

Criteria for funding and promotion lead to bad science

Eurasia Review, 10.11.2016

Lone Wolf Terrorism: Does It Exist In Indonesia? – Analysis

Chaula R. Anindya

The Sun, 10.11.2016

'DON'T LET OTHERS SLOW YOU DOWN' Anti-terror cops release video guide showing YOU how to survive a deadly ISIS attack on the year anniversary of Paris

The Crime, 10.11.2016

Do the ‘Right Thing’: Janet Reno’s Legacy for Trump’s Attorney General

James M. Doyle

CNN Updated, 10.11.2016

Mosul: Amnesty accuses 'Iraqi police' of unlawful killings, torture

Angela Dewan

New York Times, 10.11.2016

6 Books to Help Understand Trump’s Win

War on the Rocks, 10.11.2016

How Will Jihadist Strategy Evolve as the Islamic State Declines?

Colin Clarke and Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

The Conversation, 10.11.2016

Anarchy in the USA: five years on, the legacy of Occupy Wall Street and what it can teach us in the Age of Trump

Ruth Kinna ,Alex Prichard ,Thomas Swann

Wired, 10.11.2016

How Facebook Is Transforming Disaster Response

Cade Metz.

ProPublica, 10.11.2016

Revenge of the Forgotten Class

Alec MacGillis

The Conversation, 11.11.2016

What might a Trump presidency mean for Muslims and the Muslim world?

Mehmet Ozalp

Washington Post, 11.11.2016

In Libya, United States lays plans to hunt down escaped Islamic State fighters

Adam Entous and Missy Ryan

Washington Post, 11.11.2016

Auschwitz, sex assault and police shootings — where virtual reality is going next

Elizabeth Dwoskin, Michael Alison Chandler and Brian Fung

CityLab, 11.11.2016

Auschwitz, sex assault and police shootings — where virtual reality is going next

Elizabeth Dwoskin, Michael Alison Chandler and Brian Fung

CityLab, 11.11.2016

A Controversial Police Chief's Parting Words With His Profession

Cameron McLay ,Brentin Mock

The Conversation, 11.11.2016

Spalding murders must not be used to justify more punitive responses to young offenders

Sean Creaney ,Stephen Case

EurekAlert, 11.11.2016

Study examines effectiveness of probation program

EurekAlert!, 11.11.2016

Victims of childhood bullying more likely to be overweight as young adults

EurekAlert, 11.11.2016

Pneumonitis from ingesting fuel: Doctors treating refugees notice severe illness

The Atlantic, 11.11.2016

Home Monitoring Will Soon Monitor You

Ian Bogost

The Conversation, 13.11.2016

Central Mali gripped by a dangerous brew of jihad, revolt and self-defence

Yvan Guichaoua ,Dougoukolo Alpha Oumar Ba-Konaré

The Conversation, 13.11.2016

The new normal: one year since terror attacks, Paris is a city afraid and divided

Joseph Downing

theguardian, 13.11.2016

A year on from the attacks in Paris, we need unity above all

Manuel Valls

The New York Times Magazine, 13.11.2016

Uncommon Ground


The New Yorker, 14.11.2016

Venezuela, a Failing State

William Finnegan

New York Times, 14.11.2016

Harsher Security Tactics? Obama Left Door Ajar, and Donald Trump Is Knocking


theguardian., 14.11.2016

Privacy experts fear Donald Trump running global surveillance network

Spencer Ackerman ,Ewen MacAskill

The Conversation, 14.11.2016

Testing of backlogged rape evidence leads to hundreds of convictions

Rachel Lovell Senior ,Daniel J. Flannery

The Conversation, 14.11.2016

How to save the Internet of Things from cyber attacks – with psychology

John Blythe , Carmen Lefevre

EurekAlert!, 14.11.2016

Homicide rates rise after introduction of 'Stand Your Ground' self-defense law

EurekAlert!, 14.11.2016

Stronger gun laws tied to decreased firearm homicides

EurekAlert!, 14.11.2016

Confidence influences eyewitness memory of crimes

The Conversation, 14.11.2016

Why a narrow view of restorative justice blunts its impact

Sarah Malotane Henkeman

Gizmodo, 14.11.2016

Facebook's Fight Against Fake News Was Undercut by Fear of Conservative Backlash

Michael Nunez

smallwarsjournal (blog), 15.11.2016

CSIS Commission Issues Report Calling for a New Comprehensive Strategy to Counter Violent Extremism

EurekAlert, 15.11.2016

Bullied children excluded from digital communication forums

EurekAlert, 15.11.2016

After decades of research, science is no better able to predict suicidal behaviors

Journalist's Resource, 15.11.2016

Streaming doesn’t stop stealing: New research on digital piracy

The Conversation, 15.11.2016

Three good reasons to worry about Trump having the nuclear codes

Richard Slade

Discover Magazine, 15.11.2016

Lacking Funding and Data, Gun Policy Researchers Soldier On

Nathaniel Scharping

Washington Post, 15.11.2016

I told conservatives to work for Trump. One talk with his team changed my mind.

Eliot A. Cohen

The Conversation, 16.11.2016

No, this isn’t the 1930s – but yes, this is fascism

James McDougall

CSS Resources (blog), 16.11.2016

Deep Web. The “Dark” Side of IS

Shahzeb Ali Rathore

CSS Resources (blog), 16.11.2016

A Radical Defence for Democracy: Allow Space for Anti-Democratic Speech

Tobias Gemmerli

Broadly, 16.11.2016

The Campaign Recruiting Former Extremists to Stop Girls from Joining ISIS

Lara Whyte

The Crime Report, 16.11.2016

Targeted’ Injustice: Why Prosecuting the War on Drugs Needs Serious Reform

Isidoro Rodriguez

Minneapolis Star Tribune, 16.11.2016

Prosecutions in U.S. police shootings rise, convictions remain rare

Jennifer Bjorhus, 16.11.2016

Spotlight on community policing: The benefits of social media

BuzzFeed, 16.11.2016

Viral Fake Election News Outperformed Real News On Facebook In Final Months Of The US Election

Craig Silverman

The Conversation, 16.11.2016

Book extract: The Mind of the Islamic State

Robert Manne

WCPO, 17.11.2016

I-Team: Early warning system to spot racial profiling quietly slips by wayside

Joe Rosemeyer, Evan Millward

Albuquerque Journal Thursday,, 17.11.2016

Experts: Video evidence isn’t slam dunk in police shootings

Kyle Potter and Amy Forliti

Howard University, 17.11.2016

White Supremacists Think Their Man Won the White House

Richard Cohen

CSS Resources (blog), 17.11.2016

Preventing Violent Extremism in US: Updating the Strategy

Cameron Sumpter

ReliefWeb, 17.11.2016

Global Terrorism Index 2016, 17.11.2016

Google Think Tank Launches New Weapon in Fight Against ISIS

Ronan Farrow, Rich McHugh and Tracy Connor

National Post, 17.11.2016

Inside Toronto’s extremist prevention program, where police quietly stop ‘wannabes’ from joining ISIL, KKK

Stewart Bell

EL PAÍS in English, 17.11.2016

Moroccan study doubles official number of ISIS recruits from Spain

UChicago News, 17.11.2016

The role of physical environment in the ‘broken windows’ theory

Mark Peters

EurekAlert, 17.11.2016

One state's temporary gun removal law shows promise in preventing suicides

The Conversation, 17.11.2016

With legal pot comes a problem: How do we weed out impaired drivers?

Igor Grant

The Conversation, 17.11.2016

Which protest movement has been most successful?

Clive Hamilton

The Conversation, 17.11.2016

Prison violence is not about staffing: they’ve always been dangerous for prisoners

David Scott Senior

Harvard Law Record -, 17.11.2016

Dear Heather Mac Donald

Tyra Walker

BuzzFeed, 17.11.2016

Rudy Giuliani Was Paid Millions To Make Mexico City Safer And It May Not Have Worked

Karla Zabludovsky

The Washington Post, 17.11.2016

Police are using software to predict crime. Is it a ‘holy grail’ or biased against minorities?

Justin Jouvenal

Newswise,, 17.11.2016

Moderates, Not Extremists, Swung the Election for Trump

WIRED, 17.11.2016

America’s Top Spy Talks Snowden Leaks and Our Ominous Future

Garrett M. Graff.

The Conversation, 17.11.2016

How the world reached the brink of nuclear war not once but twice in 1983

Nick Blackbourn

Social Justice Solutions, 17.11.2016

It’s Time to Stop Funneling Youth of Color Into Criminal Court

BuzzFeed, 18.11.2016

Britain’s New Surveillance Law Threatens Journalists’ Sources, Says Watchdog

The Conversation, 18.11.2016

How getting rid of ‘black money’ has driven a digital treasure hunt in India

Nripendra Rana ,Yogesh K Dwivedi , Nripendra Rana

The Conversation, 18.11.2016

How the International Criminal Court can survive Russian and African scorn

Mark Chadwick Lecturer

The Intercept, 18.11.2016

Troubling Study Says Artificial Intelligence Can Predict Who Will Be Criminals Based on Facial Features

Sam Biddle

theguardian, 19.11.2016

Rise of the drones: from policing the streets to painting your house

Mark Harris

New York Times, 20.11.2016

The End of Identity Liberalism


New York Times Magazine, 20.11.2016

They Will Have to Die Now’

JAMES VERINI, 21.11.2016

One in nine criminals may have been wrongly convicted – research

Slate Magazine, 21.11.2016

Predictive Policing Isn’t About the Future. It’s about the past.

Logan Koepke

New York Times, 21.11.2016

There Is No Such Thing as ‘Nonconsensual Sex.’ It’s Violence.

Kelly Oliver

The Conversation, 21.11.2016

CSI trees: how forensic science is helping combat illegal logging

Eleanor Dormontt

The Conversation, 21.11.2016

New device to help police catch cocaine-using drivers

Melanie Bailey

BBC News, 21.11.2016

An extremist in the family

Dominic Casciani

The Atlantic, 21.11.2016

American Marriage in the Time of the Recession

Alexia Fernández Campbell

The Washington Post, 21.11.2016

Ambush killings of police officers has hit a 10-year high

Christopher Ingraham

New York Times, 21.11.2016

Richard Rorty’s 1998 Book Suggested Election 2016 Was Coming


The Conversation, 22.11.2016

The dirty politics of scapegoating – and why victims are always the harmless, easy targets

Alexander Douglas,

The Conversation, 22.11.2016

What makes a criminal? Friends, parents – and their failings – play a big part

Agata Debowska

Futurity: Research News, 22.11.2016

Want to know what drives a terrorist?

Sara Rimer

Open Democracy, 22.11.2016

From countering to preventing violent extremism

Geoffrey Macdonald and Luke Waggoner

VICE, 22.11.2016

What Jeff Sessions's Appointment Would Mean for Criminal Justice in America

Eli Hager, Alysia Santo, and Simone Weichselbaum

WIRED, 22.11.2016

Long After ISIS Collapses, Its Empire of Explosives Will Reign

Adam Rawnsley

Pacific Standard, 22.11.2016

Since We Last Spoke: Fighting Terrorism

Elena Gooray

The Conversation, 23.11.2016

Blame the victim? Domestic violence as covered in The Sun and The Guardian

Michele Lloyd Senior

The Conversation, 23.11.2016

Why WHO needs a radical rethink of its draconian approach to cannabis

Ian Hamilton ,Mark Monaghan ,Steve Rolles

PBS NEWSHOUR, 23.11.2016

Can we reverse radicalization with counselling?

The Conversation, 23.11.2016

How the UK passed the most invasive surveillance law in democratic history – and what we can do about it

Paul Bernal

The Conversation, 23.11.2016

The seeds of the alt-right, America’s emergent right-wing populist movement

George Michael

Al Arabiya English, 24.11.2016

Global Terrorism Index: ISIS is now the ‘deadliest and wealthiest terrorist group’

Francesca Astorri

The Conversation, 24.11.2016

The real prison crisis is the damage the system does to its prisoners

Anastasia Chamberlen

The Conversation, 24.11.2016

Recognising the controlling patterns at the heart of domestic abuse

Maureen O'Hara

Washington Post, 24.11.2016

Russian propaganda effort helped spread ‘fake news’ during election, experts say

Craig Timberg

VolteFace, 24.11.2016

A Fudge On Facts

The Guardian, 24.11.2016

Death row: the lawyer who keeps losing

David Rose

Pacific Standard, 25.11.2016

How U.S. Drug Policy Looks to the Rest of the World

Francie Diep

DNAinfo, 25.11.2016

Chicago Crime Rate Clouding Nation's View of Safety, Reports Say

Kelly Bauer

The Conversation, 25.11.2016

Jo Cox murder reminds us that terrorism comes in many forms

David Lowe, 25.11.2016

Don’t marginalise your Muslims, 25.11.2016

Ransomware: Crooks cashing in so businesses must be prepared

Dan Worth

The Boston Globe, 26.11.2016

Helping the police help others

The Economist, 26.11.2016

Economists are prone to fads, and the latest is machine learning

The Conversation, 27.11.2016

New laws are not necessarily the answer to counter the real threat pornography poses

Terry Goldsworthy

New York Review of Books online, 27.11.2016

Trump: The Choice We Face

Masha Gessen

The New Yorker, 28.11.2016

Can Hypothermia Save Gunshot Victims?

Nicola Twilley

The Conversation, 28.11.2016

A licence to print: how real is the risk posed by 3D printed guns?

Thomas Birtchnell

The Atlantic, 28.11.2016

The Understudied Female Sexual Predator

Conor Friedersdorf

Huffington Post, 28.11.2016

The Same Old, Same Old is Not Working for Those Who Experience Domestic Violence

Maria E. Garay-Serratos

The Conversation, 28.11.2016

Domestic violence also has an economic penalty – we need to tackle it

Jane Bullen, Natasha Cortis

EurekAlert!, 28.11.2016

Power poses don't help and could potentially backfire, Penn study shows

University of Pennsylvania

Christian Science Monitor, 28.11.2016

What parents don't get about cyberbullying

Evan Selinger

The Conversation, 28.11.2016

How paedophiles speak to children online

Cristina Izura, Nuria Lorenzo-Dus

The Conversation, 29.11.2016

Flakka is a dangerous drug, but it doesn’t turn you into a zombie

Joseph Palamar

Reliefweb, 29.11.2016

Arab Human Development Report 2016: Enabling youth to shape their own future key to progress on development and stability in Arab region

Wall Street Journal, 29.11.2016

Police Probe Ohio State Attack as Possible Terrorism

Melissa Korn, Kris Maher and Devlin Barrett

Quartz, 29.11.2016

Behavioral science shows why we must stay vigilant about calling out everyday bigotry

Keith Payne

Buzzfeed, 29.11.2016

Italy’s Most Popular Political Party Is Leading Europe In Fake News And Kremlin Propaganda

Alberto Nardelli, Craig Silverman

New York Times, 29.11.2016

How Stable Are Democracies? ‘Warning Signs Are Flashing Red’


The Conversation, 30.11.2016

The disturbing connection between bullying and sexual harassment

Dorothy Espelage, 30.11.2016

How Actual Broken Windows Make Us Worse People

Whet Moser

Big Think, 30.11.2016

Scientists Scan the Brain on God: Find the Same Area Activated as for Sex, Drugs and Love

Paul Ratner

ReliefWeb, 30.11.2016

Afghan Women and Violent Extremism: Colluding, Perpetrating or Preventing?

US Institute of Peace

The Conversation, 30.11.2016

How a serial killer used social media to attract his victims – and why we should all take note

Serena Simmons

BBC News, 30.11.2016

Secret Europol terror data found online

Leo Kelion