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

The Crime Report, 02.01.2020

Hate Crimes Against Religious Groups Up Nearly 35% Between 2014-2018: FBI

TCR Staff

ZDNet, 02.01.2020

Seoul to install AI cameras for crime detection

Cho Mu-Hyun

PolitiFact, 02.01.2020

Do gun background checks work? What the research shows

Amy Sherman

The Independent, 02.01.2020

London Bridge attack: Terrorists may not be ‘cured’ by prison deradicalisation schemes, senior psychologist admits

Lizzie Dearden

The Independent, 03.01.2020

Scientists have developed AI to detect sexual harassment in emails

Sophie Gallagher

Newswise, 03.01.2020

Notre Dame expert: Rushed assassination of Soleimani confirms loss of democratic control of foreign policy

The Trace, 03.01.2020

2020 Will Be a Big Year for the Gun Issue

Team Trace

The Conversation, 03.01.2020

With the US and Iran on the brink of war, the dangers of Trump’s policy of going it alone become clear

Klaus W. Larres Richard M. Krasno

SPIEGEL ONLINE, 03.01.2020

'The Holocaust Did Not Take Place in One Day'

Markus Becker

The Conversation, 04.01.2020

Qassem Suleimani air strike: why this is a dangerous escalation of US assassination policy

Luca Trenta

Irish Times, 04.01.2020

Sons five times more likely to abuse elderly parents, study finds

Conor Gallagher

Foreign Affairs, 04.01.2020

How to Avoid Another War in the Middle East

Kelly Magsamen

The Scotsman, 05.01.2020

Professor Susan McVie: Appeal to subjects of youth crime study to share invaluable insights

Susan McVie

The Conversation, 05.01.2020

Communities can combat racism, hate and extremism with education

Kawser Ahmed

Tablet, 05.01.2020

The Prophet

Jacob Siegel

Smithsonian, 06.01.2020

In the 1980s, a Far-Left, Female-Led Domestic Terrorism Group Bombed the U.S. Capitol

Lila Thulin

The Conversation, 06.01.2020

In Iran showdown, conflict could explode quickly – and disastrously

The Ohio State University

The Guardian, 06.01.2020

Female fugitives: why is 'pink-collar crime' on the rise?

Rene Chun

The Conversation, 06.01.2020

Five years on from the Charlie Hebdo attack, ‘Je suis Charlie’ rings hollow

Jonathan Ervine

EurekAlert!, 06.01.2020

A new link between fear, imitation, and antisocial behavior in children

University of Pennsylvania

The New Yorker, 06.01.2020

Should the U.S. Expect an Iranian Cyberattack?

Sue Halpern

New York Times, 07.01.2020

The Truth About New York’s Rising Murder Numbers

Edgar Sandoval

The Crime Report, 07.01.2020

Why Re-Arrest Doesn’t Mean You’re a Failure

TCR Staff, 07.01.2020

Can gun violence be traced back to socioeconomic root causes?

Roberto Molar Candanosa

The Conversation, 07.01.2020

Deepfakes: Informed digital citizens are the best defence against online manipulation

Nadia Naffi, 08.01.2020

Does restorative justice help or harm victims?

Royal Holloway, University of London

New York Times, 08.01.2020

Don’t Blame Mental Illness

The Conversation, 08.01.2020

Why the U.S. is unlikely to go to war with Iran

Bryan Peeler

EurekAlert, 08.01.2020

Marijuana detected in homicide victims nearly doubles

Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health

EurekAlert, 08.01.2020

Relation between physical violence and not having adequate check-ups during pregnancy

University of Granada

Colorado Springs Independent, 08.01.2020

How courts and guardians exploit the elderly and their estates and get away with it

Pam Zubeck

The Times, 08.01.2020

Victim blaming makes it easy for predators

Alice Thomson

The Conversation, 08.01.2020

AI can now read emotions – should it?

Christoffer Heckman

The Conversation, 08.01.2020

Targeting Iran’s cultural heritage would be an attack on history itself

Eve MacDonald

New York Times, 08.01.2020

Trump Wants Law and Order Front and Center

Thomas B. Edsall

PublicTechnology, 08.01.2020

How Companies House Data is helping fight economic crime

Louise Smyth

UChicago News, 08.01.2020

Police oversight enters ‘watershed era’ of change amid cries for accountability

NPR, 08.01.2020

U.S. Alcohol-Related Deaths Have Doubled, Study Says

Vanessa Romo & Allison Aubrey

The Conversation, 08.01.2020

Volodymyr Zelensky: the comedian who defied the might of Putin’s war machine

Marc Berenson

The Conversation, 09.01.2020

The US-Iran conflict and the consequences of international law-breaking

David Mednicoff

EurekAlert, 09.01.2020

Harvard researchers help explain link between emotion and addictive substance use

New York Magazine, 09.01.2020

The Strategy Behind Trump’s Incoherent Iran Address

Heather Hurlburt

The Conversation, 09.01.2020

Counter-terrorism was ignored in the UK general election – it must not be forgotten in 2020

Steven Greer

The Guardian, 10.01.2020

Understanding family justice and protecting the victims of abuse

Newswise, 10.01.2020

At gun safety events, 40% of gun owners reported not locking all household guns –– even around kids

University of Washington

The Conversation, 10.01.2020

Facial recognition: research reveals new abilities of ‘super-recognisers’

David James Robertson, Ahmed Megreya, Josh P Davis

Daily Nurse, 10.01.2020

Jacquelyn Campbell Develops Intimate-Partner Violence Risk Assessment Training for Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

Amazon Polly

The Conversation, 10.01.2020

Killing of Soleimani evokes dark history of political assassinations in the formative days of Shiite Islam

Deina Abdelkader

The Conversation, 10.01.2020

Weinstein jurors must differentiate between consent and compliance – which research shows isn’t easy

Vanessa K. Bohns

Washington Post, 11.01.2020

‘Suicide by cop’ is a persistent problem. Here’s how to prevent it.

The Philadelphia Inquirer, 12.01.2020

We’re deporting people back to gangs. What about offering refuge and aid?

Mark Fazlollah

The National, 12.01.2020

Prison death rates still ‘horrific’ despite promises for action following high-profile suicides

Karin Goodwin

The Conversation, 12.01.2020

How police surveillance technologies act as tools of white supremacy

Constantine Gidaris

Harvard Political Review, 12.01.2020

It’s Time to Recognize Suicide as a Driver of Gun-Related Deaths

Sam Meyerson

The Conversation, 13.01.2020

What Islamic State speaking in an English accent tells us about the group’s strategy

Alan Greene, 13.01.2020

Criminals are able to manipulate probation officers too easily, say inspectors

Charles Hymas

The Guardian, 13.01.2020

Why we need to treat violence like a contagious epidemic

Gary Slutkin

The Conversation, 13.01.2020

I’m an ex-prisoner and education behind bars saved my life

Ed Schreeche-Powell

EurekAlert, 13.01.2020

'Real' rape stereotype may affect child rape trials

Anglia Ruskin University

The Conversation, 13.01.2020

Cyberspace is the next front in Iran-US conflict – and private companies may bear the brunt

Bryan Cunningham, 13.01.2020

Criminals are able to manipulate probation officers too easily, say inspectors

Charles Hymas

The Atlantic, 13.01.2020

The Twitter Electorate Isn’t the Real Electorate

Helen Lewis

HSToday, 14.01.2020

How Do Canadian Extremists Find Their Way in – and Out – of White Supremacist Groups?

BBC News, 14.01.2020

One in five adults experienced abuse as children - report

London Review of Books Vol. 42 No. 1, 14.01.2020

Blundering into War

Patrick Cockburn

Daily Maverick, 14.01.2020

Upgrading the police toolbox

Andrew Faull

The Conversation, 14.01.2020

Can the Constitution stop the government from lying to the public?

Helen Norton Rothgerber

Police News, 15.01.2020

How an anonymous 'close calls' reporting initiative is saving officers' lives

The Crime Report, 15.01.2020

How Police Can Kill Fewer People: Numbers vs Narratives

James M. Doyle

BBC News, 15.01.2020

Minorities more likely to be jailed for drug dealing, study suggests

ScienceDaily, 15.01.2020

Global warming to increase violent crime in the United States

University of Colorado

EurekAlert, 15.01.2020

Drug epidemic likely 'killing more Americans than we think'

University of Pennsylvania

3AW, 16.01.2020

This could be the best way to reduce alcohol-related crime in Australia

CNBC, 16.01.2020

Terrorism is costing the global economy $34 billion a year, research says

Dan Murphy

EurekAlert, 16.01.2020

Police platform patrols create 'phantom effect' that cuts crime in London Underground

University of Cambridge

ScienceDaily, 16.01.2020

Organized cybercrime -- not your average mafia

Michigan State University

EurekAlert, 17.01.2020

Prosecutors' race, class bias may not drive criminal justice disparities

University of Arizona

The Wire, 18.01.2020

We Need to Ban Facial Recognition Altogether, Not Just Regulate Its Use

Urvashi Aneja and Angelina Chamuah, 18.01.2020

Islamists get longer jail terms than far-right extremists

Mark Townsend

Big News Network, 18.01.2020

Experiencing violence and adversity at early age can affect the brain

New York Times, 18.01.2020

The Secretive Company That Might End Privacy as We Know It

Kashmir Hill

New York Times, 19.01.2020

The Policing of the American Porch

John Herrman

The Conversation, 19.01.2020

The ominous metaphors of China’s Uighur concentration camps

Aidan Forth

VentureBeat, 19.01.2020

From Washington State to Washington, D.C., lawmakers rush to regulate facial recognition

Khari Johnson

The New Yorker Letter from Alabama, 20.01.2020

How Far Can Abused Women Go to Protect Themselves?

Elizabeth Flock

The Conversation, 20.01.2020

Asian grooming gangs: how ethnicity made authorities wary of investigating child sexual abuse

Graham Hill

EurekAlert, 20.01.2020

A cautionary tale about measuring racial bias in policing

Princeton University

HSToday, 20.01.2020

Are All Terrorists Really Driven by or Committed to Ideology?

Phil Price

New York Times, 20.01.2020

ISIS Wife’s Return to Norway Divides Government

Henrik Pryser Libell

Small Wars Journal, 20.01.2020

Iran’s Strategic Penetration of Latin America: Consequences for U.S. Foreign Policy and National Security

Magdalena Defort and William Preston McLaughlin

Project Syndicate, 20.01.2020

The Terrorism Paradox

Robert Skidelsky

UK Human Rights Blog, 21.01.2020

Criminalising the possession of “terrorist propaganda”: a human rights analysis

Sapan Maini-Thompson

The Conversation, 21.01.2020

From bush fires to terrorism: how communities become resilient

Tony Robertson

EurekAlert, 21.01.2020

Recreational marijuana availability in Oregon and use among adolescents

EurekAlert, 21.01.2020

Police shootings linked to inaccurate dispatch information

University of Colorado Denver

Harper's Magazine, 21.01.2020

“My Gang Is Jesus”

Alex Cuadros

The Crime Report, 21.01.2020

Do FBI Racial Violence Categories Blur Critical Lines?

Crime and Justice News

EurekAlert, 22.01.2020

Residues in fingerprints hold clues to their age

EurekAlert, 22.01.2020

Study provides insight into 'rapport-building' during victim interviews

University of Liverpool

ZDNet, 22.01.2020

Biometric ID a worry but still acceptable to Australians: AIC

The Guardian, 22.01.2020

Government terror adviser criticises lie-detector plans

Dan Sabbagh

The Crime Report, 22.01.2020

Do Targeted Killings Really Make Us Safer?

Joseph Dule

EurekAlert, 23.01.2020

Keeping guns away from potential mass shooters

Michigan State University

EurekAlert, 23.01.2020

Data from behind enemy lines: How Russia may have used Twitter to seize Crimea

University of California - San Diego

New York Times, 23.01.2020

A New Face of White Supremacy: Plots Expose Danger of the ‘Base’

Neil MacFarquhar and Adam Goldman

The Conversation, 23.01.2020

Why ‘too many cooks in the kitchen’ could inhibit a peace deal in Libya

Jacob Mundy

The Conversation, 23.01.2020

Fighting organised crime: lessons to learn from how Italy tackles the mafia

Felia Allum

GPIL – German Practice in International Law, 23.01.2020

The U.S. killing of Iranian General Qasem Soleimani: of wrong trees and red herrings, and why the killing may be lawful after all

Stefan Talmon and Miriam Heipertz

Futurity, 24.01.2020

38% of mass shooters have committed domestic violence

Caroline Brooks

New York Times, 24.01.2020

They Shared a Bunk Bed Growing Up. Both Were Killed by the Police.

Joseph Goldstein

EurekAlert, 24.01.2020

UCI researchers identify a connection between early life adversity and opioid addiction

University of California - Irvine

The Conversation, 24.01.2020

In the terrorism fight, Trump has continued a key Obama policy

Boaz Dvir

Boing Boing (blog), 25.01.2020

Chicago PD's predictive policing tool has been shut down after 8 years of catastrophically bad results


Washington Post, 26.01.2020

William Barr’s new war on drugs

Nancy Gertner

The Guardian, 26.01.2020

Priti Patel’s plan to tackle radicalised youth is so flawed it’s mad, says study

Mark Townsend

The New Yorker A Reporter at Large, 27.01.2020

The Fight to Save an Innocent Refugee from Almost Certain Death

Ben Taub

The Guardian, 27.01.2020

Longer sentences will not cut crime, say prison experts

Jamie Grierson

Scope (blog), 27.01.2020

School shootings harm students’ mental health, a podcast

Paul Costello

EurekAlert, 27.01.2020

Rural kids carrying handguns is 'not uncommon' and starts as early as sixth grade

University of Washington

EurekAlert, 27.01.2020

Victims of mass atrocities often portrayed as disempowered in international law

University of Helsinki

EurekAlert, 27.01.2020

Political Islamophobia may look differently online than in person

Penn State

EurekAlert, 27.01.2020

Interactive map of mass uprisings around the world shows nonviolence works

Harvard University

The Conversation, 28.01.2020

Hate cancel culture? Blame algorithms

Anjana Susarla

EurekAlert, 28.01.2020

How active shooter incidents off campus lead to guns on campus

New York University

The Conversation, 28.01.2020

Despite defeats, the Islamic State remains unbroken and defiant around the world

Brian Glyn Williams

Financial Times, 29.01.2020

Facial recognition: authoritarian intrusion or crime-fighting tool?

Gillian Tett

The Conversation, 29.01.2020

Islamophobia in the US did not start with Trump, but his tweets perpetuate a long history of equating Muslims with terrorism

Evelyn Alsultany

The Conversation, 29.01.2020

AI could revolutionise DNA evidence – but right now we can’t trust the machines

Karen Richmond

The Conversation, 29.01.2020

I track murder cases that use the ‘gay panic defense,’ a controversial practice banned in 9 states

W. Carsten Andresen

The Conversation, 29.01.2020

Why legislation is needed to make Holocaust education more prominent in public schools: 5 questions answered

Jennifer Rich

The Conversation, 30.01.2020

Harvey Weinstein’s ‘false memory’ defense is not backed by science

Anne P. DePrince, Joan M. Cook

EurekAlert, 30.01.2020

Experiencing police brutality increases mistrust in medical institutions, impacts health

Lehigh University

Foreign Policy, 31.01.2020

Human Trafficking Helps Terrorists Earn Money and Strategic Advantage

Jamille Bigio

The Globe and Mail, 31.01.2020

Canada’s failed sex work laws cost Marylène Lévesque her life

Bronwyn McBride and Margaret Erickson