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

The Conversation, 02.08.2016

Let forensic science help prevent a crime or a disaster

Ahmad Samarji, Academic: Forensic Science Education, Maths Education, STEM Education, and ICTE, Phoenicia University

The Guardian online, 03.08.2016

The village where dozens of young girls have been raped is still waiting for justice

In the past three years, Kavumu, in eastern Congo, has been torn apart by a series of horrific attacks. Will the perpetrators ever answer for their crimes?

Lauren Wolfe

Le Monde diplomatique, 04.08.2016

“Pow, pow, yous are dead!”

Children, toy guns, and the real thing

Frida Berrigan

New York Times, 04.08.2016

How a Secretive Branch of ISIS Built a Global Network of Killers

A jailhouse interview with a German man who joined the Islamic State reveals the workings of a unit whose lieutenants are empowered to plan attacks around the world.


The Conversation, 05.08.2016

If two countries waged cyber war on each another, here’s what to expect

Bill Buchanan, Head, The Cyber Academy, Edinburgh Napier University

EurekAlert!, 09.08.2016

Talking back: Countering terrorist narratives may reduce recruitment

The Conversation, 09.08.2016

Radicalisation in Bosnia: old wounds reopened by an emerging problem

Louis Monroy Santander, PhD student, International Development Department, University of Birmingham

The Conversation, 09.08.2016

Five years after the English riots, we still don’t know why the violence spread

Clifford Stott, Professor of Social Psychology, Keele University

EurekAlert!, 10.08.2016

Are violent video games associated with more civic behaviors among youth?

American Psychological Association

The Conversation, 10.08.2016

A tale of three surprisingly different street gangs around the world

Alistair Fraser, Lecturer in Criminology/Sociology, University of Glasgow

The New York Times, 11.08.2016

Fractured Lands: How the Arab World Came Apart

Scott Anderson

EurekAlert!, 11.08.2016

Study sheds light on use and effectiveness of sexual assault hotlines

Florida Atlantic University

The Trace, 11.08.2016

The Wonk’s Guide to What Works, and What Doesn’t, When Policing Violent Crime

A review of evidence-based strategies for addressing America’s violent crime epidemic can help cities move past knee-jerk responses — and focus on proven solutions.

Mark Obbie

The Conversation, 15.08.2016

From expected reoffender to trusted neighbour: why we should rethink our prisons

Rohan Lulham, Research Fellow, Designing Out Crime Research Centre, University of Technology Sydney

The Conversation, 15.08.2016

What is extremist belief? An answer from medieval Islamic philosophy

Anthony Booth, Senior Lecturer in Philosophy , University of Sussex

The Conversation, 16.08.2016

Not easy being blue: Fatal shootings, job stress make it hard to be a cop

Ryan Wagoner, Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of South Florida

Fortune, 16.08.2016

Predictive Policing Did Nothing to Prevent Violence in Chicago

Predictive Policing Did Nothing to Prevent Violence in Chicago

, 16.08.2016

Who Do You Call When Your Rapist Is a Cop?

The Department of Justice’s report on the Baltimore Police Department reveals a pattern of cops abusing their communities’ most vulnerable members. By Maura Ewing
Le Monde diplomatique, 16.08.2016

America’s criminal injustice system

The Conversation, 17.08.2016

We can all be a little radicalised: recognising this will help tackle extremism

Author Gavin Bailey, Research Associate, Policy Evaluation and Research Unit, Manchester Metropolitan University

, 18.08.2016

The Department of Justice Will End the Use of Private Prisons in America

But it won’t solve our country’s incarceration problem. By Jared Keller

Pacific Standard

Atlanta Black Star, 19.08.2016

Study: Minor Offenses, Broken Windows Policing to Blame for Rising Jail Population of Black Women

Tanasia Kenney

The Atlantic, 19.08.2016

France's Burqini Debate in 10 Quotes

Nice joined the growing list of municipalities banning from their beaches the swimsuit worn by some women.

Yasmeen Serhan

The Conversation, 19.08.2016

Banning the burkini reinforces a single story about Muslim women: they need saving

Pina Sadar, PhD candidate in Anthropology, Durham University

The Conversation, 19.08.2016

How can Anjem Choudary be stopped from radicalising other prisoners?

Andrew Silke, Head of Criminology and Director of Terrorism Studies, University of East London

Atlanta Black Star, 19.08.2016

Study: Minor Offenses, Broken Windows Policing to Blame for Rising Jail Population of Black Women

Tanasia Kenney

Politico, 20.08.2016

Voltaire’s burkini

The quest for purity on the burkini issue is probably misguided.

Tim King

EurekAlert!, 20.08.2016

Youth cyberbullying most common among current or former friends and dating partners

American Sociological Association

EurekAlert!, 20.08.2016

9/11 merged US immigration and terrorism efforts at Latinos' expense, study finds

American Sociological Association

The Atlantic, 21.08.2016

The Problem With Vows to 'Defeat' the Islamic State

What happens after Raqqa falls? Stephen Biddle and Jacob Shapiro
Police News, 22.08.2016

Researchers use data to predict officer misconduct

The new approach in data science is encountering deep suspicion from officers concerned about fairness and effectiveness

Ted Gregory Chicago Tribune

BBC News, 22.08.2016

Gun crime tech 'failed to save lives' in Chicago

An attempt to use software to help prevent gun crime in Chicago did not save lives, according to a study.
EurekAlert!, 22.08.2016

Why prisons continue to grow, even when crime declines

Study finds more offenders have criminal records American Sociological Association
EurekAlert!, 22.08.2016

Survey finds deep concerns among young people of color about crim justice and gun violence

Survey delves into young people's attitudes toward the presidential candidates, political parties, perceptions of race and the criminal justice system, gun control, terrorism, and LGBT policy attitudes
EurekAlert!, 23.08.2016

Study: Paying terrorist kidnappers doesn't pay off for countries

Countries that negotiated with terrorists to release hostages faced more kidnappings

University of Texas at Dallas, 23.08.2016

Australia’s lesson in burkini politics

After race riots a decade ago, Sydney embraced the burkini to Zoya Sheftalovich make Muslims feel welcome on the city’s beaches.
The Conversation, 23.08.2016

The victims' verdict: what happens when they try to report online fraud

Cassandra Cross, Senior Lecturer in Criminology, Queensland University of Technology

The Conversation, 23.08.2016

Brainjacking – a new cyber-security threat

Laurie Pycroft PhD candidate, University of Oxford

New Yorker, 29.08.2016

Deutsche Bank’s $10-Billion Scandal

How a scheme to help Russians secretly funnel money oEd Caesarffshore unravelled.
New Yorker, 29.08.2016

Deutsche Bank’s $10-Billion Scandal

How a scheme to help Russians secretly funnel money offshore unravelled.

Ed Caesar

OUPblog (Oxford University Press), 31.08.2016

Is undercover policing worth the risk?

P.A.J. Waddington0