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

Newswise, 01.04.2020

Crime trends during COVID-19 pandemic will shift beyond common street crime, says WVU sociologist

West Virginia University

The Conversation, 01.04.2020

Patient zero: why it’s such a toxic term

Richard McKay

The Conversation, 01.04.2020

Porch piracy: Here’s what we learned after watching hours of YouTube videos showing packages being pilfered from homes

Ben Stickle

Boston Standard, 01.04.2020

CORONAVIRUS: A new reality in Boston as police patrol quiet streets of town

Damian Holmes

Oxford University Press, 01.04.2020

Police enforcement measures to control social disorder in the midst of COVID-19

Clifford Stott and Stephen Reicher

The Conversation, 01.04.2020

Coronavirus: Europeans introduced devastating novel diseases to the Indigenous Americas – here’s what the survivors learned

Felice S. Wyndham

The New York Times, 01.04.2020

Cannabis Scientists Are Chasing the Perfect High

Gary Greenberg

London Review of Books Vol. 42 No. 7, 02.04.2020

Too early or too late?

David Runciman

The Conversation, 02.04.2020

Coronavirus: how crime changes during a lockdown

Nick Tilley

EurekAlert, 02.04.2020

Climate-related disasters increase risks of conflict in vulnerable countries

University of Melbourne

The Conversation, 02.04.2020

Facing the coronavirus crisis together could lead to positive psychological growth

Lowri Dowthwaite

The Conversation, 02.04.2020

Is racism and bigotry in our DNA?

Tom Oliver

The Conversation, 02.04.2020

Cities lead the charge on the coronavirus front lines

Shauna Brail

The Guardian, 02.04.2020

'It’s a place where they try to destroy you': why concentration camps are still with us

Daniel Trilling

London Review of Books Vol. 42 No. 7, 02.04.2020

Secrets are like sex

Neal Ascherson

New York Times, 03.04.2020

Location Data Says It All: Staying at Home During Coronavirus Is a Luxury

Jennifer Valentino-DeVries, Denise Lu and Gabriel J.X. Dance

The Conversation, 03.04.2020

We spoke to hundreds of prison gang members – here’s what they said about life behind bars

David Pyrooz, Scott H. Decker

The Conversation, 03.04.2020

Coronavirus: why the Nordics are our best bet for comparing strategies

Paul W Franks

New York Times, 04.04.2020

A German Exception? Why the Country’s Coronavirus Death Rate Is Low

Katrin Bennhold

The New Yorker, 06.04.2020

The History of Loneliness

Jill Lepore

The New Yorker, 06.04.2020

Pandemics and the Shape of Human History

Elizabeth Kolbert

The New Yorker, 06.04.2020

How Does the Coronavirus Behave Inside a Patient?

Siddhartha Mukherjee

The Conversation, 06.04.2020

Coronavirus versus democracy: 5 countries where emergency powers risk abuse

Ramya Vijaya, Anthony Bebbington Milton P. and Alice C. Higgins, Austin Sarat, Chipo Dendere, Gisselle Vila Benites, John Shattuck, Paul Friesen

New York Times, 06.04.2020

The Coronavirus Inflicts Its Own Kind of Terror

Steven Erlanger

EurekAlert, 06.04.2020

Religious believers think God values lives of out-group members more than they do

Society for Personality and Social Psychology

Newswise, 06.04.2020

Public Health Week Violence Prevention– How to Prevent Domestic Violence During COVID-19

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

The Conversation, 06.04.2020

Coronavirus: extra police powers risk undermining public trust

Alex Oaten, Chris Allen

The Conversation, 06.04.2020

Coronavirus: location-tracking apps could stop the disease – here’s how

Eivor Oborn, 06.04.2020

Why is contact tracing useful?

Johannes Abeler, Matthias Bäcker and Ulf Buermeyer

The Conversation, 07.04.2020

Coronavirus is showing us how we’ve failed to manage the logistics of death

John Troyer

The Conversation, 07.04.2020

How conspiracy theories spread online – it’s not just down to algorithms

Marc Tuters

msn news - The Washington Post, 07.04.2020

New Zealand isn’t just flattening the curve. It’s squashing it.

Anna Fifield

The Conversation, 08.04.2020

Quarantine used to be a normal part of life – and wasn’t much liked then, either

Olivia Durand

The Conversation, 08.04.2020

Coronavirus: why we must tackle hard questions about police power

Ian Loader

EurekAlert, 08.04.2020

Migration: What does it mean to be vulnerable?


EurekAlert, 08.04.2020

False memories of crime appear real when retold to others

University College London

The Intercept, 09.04.2020

Watch: Are We Vesting Too Much Power in Governments and Corporations in the Name of COVID-19? With Edward Snowden.

Glenn Greenwald

The Conversation, 10.04.2020

Terrorists, militants and criminal gangs join the fight against the coronavirus

Jori Breslawski

The Conversation, 10.04.2020

Muslim women who cover their faces find greater acceptance among coronavirus masks – ‘Nobody is giving me dirty looks’

Anna Piela

The Conversation, 10.04.2020

The unintended consequences of marijuana decriminalization

Nikolay Anguelov

The Guardian, 10.04.2020

Blaming China for coronavirus isn’t just dangerous. It misses the point

Andrew Liu

The Atlantic, 12.04.2020

How China Deceived the WHO

Kathy Gilsinan

The New Yorker, 13.04.2020

A Missionary on Trial

Ariel Levy

The Conversation, 13.04.2020

How the ancient Israelites dealt with epidemics — the Bible tells of prophecy and rituals

Hanna Tervanotko

Vox, 13.04.2020

Why coronavirus conspiracy theories have spread so quickly

Jane Coastonjane

The Conversation, 13.04.2020

Digital surveillance can help bring the coronavirus pandemic under control – but also threatens privacy

Jennifer Daskal

The Conversation, 13.04.2020

Party on! Why some young people are more concerned about their reputations than catching coronavirus

Pardis Mahdavi

The Conversation, 13.04.2020

Cold War-style preparedness could help fight future pandemics

Alex Bitterman, Daniel Baldwin Hess

The Conversation, 14.04.2020

Unravelling why some democracies – but not all – are better at fighting pandemics

Steven Friedman

EurekAlert, 14.04.2020

Public policies that target crime reduction around parks can directly benefit communities

University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences

The Guardian, 14.04.2020

The WHO v coronavirus: why it can't handle the pandemic

Stephen Buranyi

The Conversation, 14.04.2020

Transmitting COVID-19 to another person could send you to prison for life. Here’s why this is worrisome

Felicity Gerry, Lorana Bartels

The Conversation, 14.04.2020

How a virus brought New York to a standstill in the summer of 1916

Gareth Williams

Boston Review, 14.04.2020

New Pathogen, Old Politics

Alex de Waal

WIRED, 14.04.2020

The Rise of a Hindu Vigilante in the Age of WhatsApp and Modi

Mohammad Ali

The Conversation, 15.04.2020

Prisons and jails are coronavirus epicenters – but they were once designed to prevent disease outbreaks

Ashley Rubin

The Conversation, 15.04.2020

What policing during the pandemic can tell us about crime rates and arrests

Tom Nolan

Newswise (press release), 15.04.2020

WashU Expert: Decrease in abuse hotline calls not a good sign

Washington University in St. Louis

New York Times, 16.04.2020

What Do You Owe Your Neighbor? The Pandemic Might Change Your Answer

Alexander W. Cappelen, Ranveig Falch, Erik O. Sorensen, Bertil Tungodden and Gus Wezerek

The University of Texas at Austin, 16.04.2020

COVID-19 Shows Why We Need Misdemeanor Criminal Justice System Reform

Annika Olson

The Conversation, 16.04.2020

This isn’t the first global pandemic, and it won’t be the last. Here’s what we’ve learned from 4 others throughout history

David Griffin, Justin Denholm

EurekAlert, 16.04.2020

System to locate rescue forces in distress

Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)

London Review of Books, 16.04.2020

Staying Angry

Steven Methven

The Conversation, 17.04.2020

Green zones: a mathematical proposal for how to exit from the COVID-19 lockdown

Miquel Oliu-Barton, Bary S. R. Pradelski

The Conversation, 17.04.2020

Why prisoners are at higher risk for the coronavirus: 5 questions answered

Martha Hurley

London Review of Books, 17.04.2020

Counting Deaths

Arianne Shahvisi

The Conversation, 17.04.2020

Massive spending in a crisis brought bloody consequences in ancient Athens

Mark Munn

Eagle Radio, 18.04.2020

"People look for someone to blame" says University of Surrey professor on coronavirus-related hate crime

MSSP Alert, 19.04.2020

FBI: Covid-19 Cyberattacks Spike 400% in Pandemic

DH Kass

Maple Ridge News, 19.04.2020

Harsh policing and big fines don’t make people safer from COVID-19: criminologists

EurekAlert, 20.04.2020

Police training reduced complaints and use of force against civilians

Northwestern University

EurekAlert, 20.04.2020

Gender-based violence in the COVID-19 pandemic

Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health

The Conversation, 20.04.2020

Why did women vote for Hitler? Long-forgotten essays hold some answers

Sarah R. Warren, Daniel Maier-Katkin, Nathan Stoltzfus Dorothy and Jonathan Rintels

POLITICO EUROPE4, 20.04.2020

Why is Belgium’s death toll so high?

Barbara Moens

New York Times, 20.04.2020

How a teenager’s video upended the police department’s initial tale

Azi Paybarah

The Conversation, 21.04.2020

How South Korea flattened the coronavirus curve with technology

Michael Ahn

The Conversation, 21.04.2020

Canada deals with mass shooting in Nova Scotia in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic

Jack L. Rozdilsky

EurekAlert, 21.04.2020

Protecting yourself from the latest internet sex crime

Michigan State University

The Atlantic Special Preview, 21.04.2020

We Are Living in a Failed State

George Packer

NOW Magazine, 21.04.2020

Nova Scotia mass shooting lays bare media's white male bias

Pamela Palmater

Voice of America, 21.04.2020

Police Battle Uptick of Unrest in Locked-Down Paris

Associated Press

The Crime Report, 21.04.2020

‘A Tale of Two Countries’: Racial Disparity in Marijuana Arrests

New York Times online, 21.04.2020

How Scientists Could Stop the Next Pandemic Before It Starts

Jennifer Kahn

The Conversation, 22.04.2020

Coronavirus: a history of pandemics in prison

Hilary Marland, Clare Anderson, William Murphy

The Conversation, 22.04.2020

Decriminalizing drug use as we contain the coronavirus is the humane thing to do

Matthew Bonn

The Conversation, 22.04.2020

Coronavirus: why the world must monitor response of countries that have had mass atrocities

Adrian Gallagher, Garrett Wallace Brown

EurekAlert, 22.04.2020

Research highlights racism concerns in schools and the community

Staffordshire University

EurekAlert, 22.04.2020

Growing volume of gun policy research creates basis for policy decisions

RAND Corporation

teiss, 22.04.2020

French firm conned out of €6.64m by hackers exploiting COVID-19 outbreak

Medium, 22.04.2020

COVID-19: A perfect storm for the corrupt?

Maíra Martini

EurekAlert, 22.04.2020

In glowing colors: Seeing the spread of drug particles in a forensic lab

YES! Magazine, 23.04.2020

Policing During the Pandemic Shows That a Hands-Off Approach Works

Tom Nolan

Bloomberg, 23.04.2020

Inside the Dystopian, Post-Lockdown World of Wuhan

Sharon Chen and Matthew Campbell, with Claire Che and Sarah Chen

New York Times, 23.04.2020

What the Great Pandemic Novels Teach Us

Orhan Pamuk

Mirage News, 24.04.2020

Study to help stop ‘racism pandemic’

The Conversation, 24.04.2020

Let’s call the Nova Scotia mass shooting what it is: White male terrorism

Robyn Bourgeois

Jacobin Magazine, 24.04.2020

Fifty Years Ago This Spring, Millions of Students Struck to End the War in Vietnam

Steve Early

The Conversation, 24.04.2020

Cyber threats at home: how to keep kids safe while they’re learning online

Paul Haskell, Ismini Vasileiou

The Guardian, 24.04.2020

Revealed: leader of group peddling bleach as coronavirus 'cure' wrote to Trump this week

Ed Pilkington

The Conversation, 26.04.2020

The coronavirus pandemic has revealed how fragile everyday life is

Carol Linnitt

The Guardian, 26.04.2020

Germany's Covid-19 expert: 'For many, I'm the evil guy crippling the economy'

Laura Spinney

The New Yorker, 27.04.2020

A New Doctor Faces the Coronavirus in Queens

Rivka Galchen

The Conversation, 27.04.2020

We are all niqabis now: Coronavirus masks reveal hypocrisy of face covering bans

Katherine Bullock

The Conversation, 27.04.2020

When the state of exception becomes the norm, democracy is on a tightrope

Leïla Choukroune

The Walrus, 27.04.2020

Social Distancing Is Impossible in Prisons. Why Are They Still Full?

Simon Lewsen

Newsweek, 27.04.2020

The Controversial Experiments and Wuhan Lab Suspected of Starting the Coronavirus Pandemic

Fred Guterl, Naveed Jamali AND Tom O'Connor

New York Magazine, 27.04.2020

Are You Rich Enough to Survive This Pandemic?

Zak Cheney-Rice

The Conversation, 28.04.2020

How do we keep family violence perpetrators ‘in view’ during the COVID-19 lockdown?

Kate Fitz-Gibbon, Jessica Burley, Silke Meyer

Forbes, 28.04.2020

Revealed: The Supermarkets That Will Sell You Malware For $50

Davey Winder

WIRED, 28.04.2020

Tech Is a Double-Edged Lifeline for Domestic Violence Victims

Emma Grey Ellis

The Guardian, 28.04.2020

Convicted terrorists less likely to reoffend than other criminals – study

Jason Burke

The Conversation, 28.04.2020

Why refugees are an asset in the fight against coronavirus

Evan Easton-Calabria, Kate Pincock

EurekAlert, 28.04.2020

Study indicates artificial intelligence could help stem tide of school violence

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

The Guardian, 29.04.2020

Darknet investigation finds hundreds of coronavirus 'cures', 'vaccines' and expensive PPE

Josh Taylor

Global News, 29.04.2020

Nova Scotia mass shooting investigation unprecedented in scope, say criminologists

Jesse Thomas

The Conversation, 29.04.2020

Psychology of why some people are deliberately spitting, coughing and licking food in supermarkets

Craig Jackson

EurekAlert, 29.04.2020

Drug reduces the risk of child sexual abuse

Karolinska Institutet

The Conversation, 29.04.2020

Are we living in a dystopia?

Shauna Shames, Amy Atchison

The Conversation, 30.04.2020

How Apple and Google will let your phone warn you if you’ve been exposed to the coronavirus

Johannes Becker, David Starobinski

The Guardian, 30.04.2020

Revealed: the inside story of the UK's Covid-19 crisis

David Conn, Felicity Lawrence, Paul Lewis, Severin Carrell, David Pegg, Harry Davies and Rob Evans