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

ABC News, 01.02.2021

Study: Killings surge in 2020; pandemic, protests play roles


Medical Xpress, 01.02.2021

Pandemic response creates perfect storm for self-harm and domestic violence

University of Otago

The Conversation, 01.02.2021

‘Welcoming’ European welfare states are forcing refugees through mazes of harmful rules

Dalia Abdelhady, Martin Joormann, Nina Gren

The Crime Report, 01.02.2021

Can Datamining Help Prevent Domestic Violence?

EurekAlert! News Release, 02.02.2021

Big name corporations more likely to commit fraud

Washington State University, 02.02.2021

Sub-surface imaging technology can expose counterfeit travel documents

University of Kent

Journalist’s Resource, 02.02.2021

Youth incarceration fell when California required counties to pay more for juvenile detention: New research

Clark Merrefield

New York Times, 02.02.2021

To Understand This Era, You Need to Think in Systems

Meduza, 02.02.2021

‘Vladimir the Poisoner’

Truthout, 02.02.2021

On Inauguration Day, Police Nationwide Went After Left-Wing Protesters

Shane Burley

Christian Science Monitor, 03.02.2021

Shootings by police: Would hiring older recruits stem the tide?

Martin Kuz Special correspondent Jacob Turcotte Staff

EurekAlert! News Release, 03.02.2021

Study finds consensus for arming school resource officers, division on arming teachers and other staff

Crime and Justice Research Alliance

EurekAlert! News Release, 03.02.2021

Experts 'scan horizon' to help prepare governments for next major biosecurity threat

University of Cambridge

The Conversation, 03.02.2021

To defuse political violence across US, conflict mediators apply lessons from gang disputes and foreign elections

Joseph G. Bock

The Conversation, 03.02.2021

What’s in a word? How to confront 150 years of racial stereotypes: Don’t Call Me Resilient EP 1 transcript

Ibrahim Daair, Vinita Srivastava

PerthNow, 04.02.2021

NSW terror offenders rare, male and young

Hannah Ryan

The Conversation, 04.02.2021

Criminal justice needs a better understanding of childhood trauma

Gina Wong

Newswise, 04.02.2021

States with More Gun Laws Have Lower Youth Gun Violence, Rutgers Study Finds

TIME, 04.02.2021

The Secret History of the Shadow Campaign That Saved the 2020 Election

Molly Ball, 04.02.2021

Facial recognition may help find Capitol rioters — but it could harm many others, experts say

Johana BhuiyanStaff Writer

BBC News, 04.02.2021

Covid: Police pressure as pandemic changes 'landscape of crime'

Rachel Flint

Spectator, 04.02.2021

Why Jews don’t count to the ‘anti-racists’

Nick Cohen

WIRED, 04.02.2021

There Are Spying Eyes Everywhere—and Now They Share a Brain

Arthur Holland Michel

New York Times, 05.02.2021

They Stormed the Capitol. Their Apps Tracked Them.

Charlie Warzel and Stuart A. Thompson

Tablet, 05.02.2021

The Flames of Anti-Semitism Are Growing Higher, Fueled by Both the Left and Right

Hannah Elka Meyers

The Trace, 06.02.2021

Extremists Are Using Gun Rights to Attract New Recruits

Chip Brownlee

Wall Street Journal, 06.02.2021

Violent Videogames Aren’t Ruining Your Kids—but It’s Good to Discuss Them, 08.02.2021

The best liars speak quickly to conceal their deceit, study suggests

Lizzie Roberts

New York Magazine, 08.02.2021

America Saw a Historic Rise in Murders in 2020. Why?

Jesse Singal

EurekAlert!, 08.02.2021

Expanding understanding of the relationship between criminal insanity and psychosis

The University of Bergen

The Conversation, 08.02.2021

Banning disruptive online groups is a game of Whac-a-Mole that web giants just won’t win

Andrea Baronchelli

The Conversation, 08.02.2021

I analyzed all of Trump’s tweets to find out what he was really saying

Michael Humphrey

Scottish Daily Record, 09.02.2021

Crime scene: Four types of annihilator

The Conversation, 09.02.2021

Designating the Proud Boys a terrorist organization won’t stop hate-fuelled violence

Candyce Kelshall

EurekAlert!, 09.02.2021

Racism and anti-gay discrimination heighten risk for arrest and incarceration

Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health

New York Times, 09.02.2021

Why Germany Prosecutes the Aged for Nazi Roles It Long Ignored

Melissa Eddy

The North Wind, 09.02.2021

Opinion—The thin blue line flag, a problematic symbol

Lucas Beck

New York Times, 09.02.2021

Will American Ideas Tear France Apart? Some of Its Leaders Think So

Norimitsu Onish

The Conversation, 10.02.2021

ICC judges ignored Ongwen’s background in guilty verdict. Why it’s a mistake

Kerstin Bree Carlson

The Conversation, 10.02.2021

How COVID has reopened sectarian tensions over policing in Northern Ireland

Kevin Hearty

New York Times, 10.02.2021

I’ve Studied Terrorism for Over 40 Years. Let’s Talk About What Comes Next.

Martha Crenshaw

The Crime Report, 10.02.2021

Resurgence of Far-Right Extremism Tied to Obama Election, Economic Trauma

Nancy Bilyeau

The Conversation, 10.02.2021

The Stansted 15 appeal: a hollow victory for the right to protest?

Graeme Hayes, Brian Doherty, Steven Cammiss

Niskanen Center, 10.02.2021

When Partisans Endorse Violence

The Conversation, 11.02.2021

Proud Boys terrorist group designation may deter new recruits and fundraising

Garth Davies, Edith Wu

Newswise, 11.02.2021

Spanking has similar effects on kids as adverse childhood experiences

University of Michigan

EurekAlert!, 11.02.2021

Diversity in policing can improve police-civilian interactions

Princeton University

World Magazine, 11.02.2021

Uncivil unrest

Emily Belz

The New Yorker, 12.02.2021

Inside the Making of Facebook’s Supreme Court

Kate Klonick

Deutsche Welle, 13.02.2021

COVID lies, conspiracy theories build on boredom, beliefs

Kathrin Wesolowski

The Conversation, 14.02.2021

Trump evades conviction again as Republicans opt for self-preservation

Jennifer S. Hunt

Washington Post, 14.02.2021

The FBI warned about far-right attacks. Agents arrested a leftist ex-soldier.

Brittany Shammas and Gerrit De Vynck

New York Times, 14.02.2021

First They Guarded Roger Stone. Then They Joined the Capitol Attack.

Christiaan Triebert, Ben Decker, Derek Watkins, Arielle Ray and Stella Cooper

The Conversation, 15.02.2021

How the U.S. can move beyond mass protests in the aftermath of Donald Trump

Ron Stagg

EurekAlert!, 15.02.2021

Counterintuitive approach may improve eyewitness identification

University of California - San Diego

Washington Post, 15.02.2021

Eroding trust, spreading fear: The historical ties between pandemics and extremism

Marc Fisher

The Mandarin, 15.02.2021

Youth incarceration fell when California required counties to pay more for juvenile detention

Clark Merrefield

The Guardian, 15.02.2021

Women need male guardian to travel, says Hamas court in Gaza Strip

The New Yorker, 15.02.2021

The Evolution of Alexey Navalny’s Nationalism

Masha Gessen

The New Yorker, 15.02.2021

The Evolution of Alexey Navalny’s Nationalism

Masha Gessen

EurekAlert!, 15.02.2021

Study questions whether pubs can effectively prevent COVID-19 transmission risk

University of Stirling

EurekAlert!, 15.02.2021

Study questions whether pubs can effectively prevent COVID-19 transmission risk

University of Stirling, 16.02.2021

Research linking violent entertainment to aggression retracted after scrutiny

Cathleen O’Grady

EurekAlert!, 16.02.2021

Harmful alcohol use rising during pandemic, UArizona Health Sciences researchers say

University of Arizona Health Sciences

EurekAlert!, 16.02.2021

The effect of natural disasters on criminal--and charitable--activity in the USA

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

The Atlantic, 16.02.2021

What’s Next for Trumpism?

Yasmeen Serhan

EurekAlert!, 17.02.2021

Answer quickly to be believed

Insider, 17.02.2021

A new study suggests diversifying law enforcement could lead to better policing

Erin Snodgrass

EurekAlert!, 17.02.2021

IU study finds unintended consequences of state, opioid policies

Indiana University

EurekAlert!, 17.02.2021

Should we criminalize those who spread misinformation about vaccines?


New York Times, 17.02.2021

Protesters Urged Defunding the Police. Schools in Big Cities Are Doing It.

Jill Cowan, Shawn Hubler and Kate Taylor

The Conversation, 18.02.2021

Election violence spiked worldwide in 2020 – will this year be better?

Clayton Besaw

EurekAlert!, 18.02.2021

First report on mass shootings from Columbia University database

Columbia University Irving Medical Center

New York Times, 18.02.2021

Abolish the Federal Death Penalty

Elizabeth Bruenig

Time, 18.02.2021

Hate Crimes Against Asian Americans Are on the Rise. Many Say More Policing Isn't the Answer

Cady Lang

New York Times, 19.02.2021

Germany Is Treating a Major Party as a Threat to Its Democracy

Emily Schultheis

The Conversation, 19.02.2021

Why do mass shootings spawn conspiracy theories?

Michael Rocque, Stephanie Kelley Romano

The Conversation, 19.02.2021

New research shows parents are major producers of child sexual abuse material

Michael Salter

The Conversation, 19.02.2021

New research shows parents are major producers of child sexual abuse material

Michael Salter

New York Times, 20.02.2021

The Capitol: ‘Don’t Fence Me In’?

New York Times, 20.02.2021

The Capitol: ‘Don’t Fence Me In’?

The Guardian /The Observer, 21.02.2021

Jane Monckton Smith: ‘Domestic abuse isn't a row. It's when one person has become a threat to another’

Andrew Anthony

New York Times, 21.02.2021

A Small Group of Militants’ Outsize Role in the Capitol Attack

Jennifer Valentino-DeVries, Denise Lu, Eleanor Lutz and Alex Leeds Matthews

EurekAlert!, 22.02.2021

Et tu, Brute? Teens may be more likely to be bullied by social-climbing friends

Penn State Research News

Washington Post, 22.02.2021

Attacks on Asian Americans during pandemic renew criticism that U.S. undercounts hate crimes

David Nakamura

Northeastern University, 22.02.2021

Humans are trying to take bias out of facial recognition programs. It’s not working–yet.

Eva Botkin-Kowacki

The Crime Report, 22.02.2021

‘Tough on Crime’ Laws Lag Behind Citizens’ Perceptions of Justice: Paper

Michael Gelb

The Conversation, 22.02.2021

Extremist minds: these psychological traits might help identify people vulnerable to becoming radicalised

Leor Zmigrod, 22.02.2021

Computer model shows that preventing extortion is more efficient than fighting it

Asociacion RUVID

Persuasion, 22.02.2021

Ian Buruma: Racism & Enlightenment

Ian Buruma

The Conversation, 22.02.2021

Not as simple as ‘no means no’: what young people need to know about consent

Jacqueline Hendriks

New York Times, 23.02.2021

The Book That Should Change How Progressives Talk About Race

Michelle Goldberg

The Conversation, 23.02.2021

AI facial analysis is scientifically questionable. Should we be using it for border control?

Niamh Kinchin

The Conversation, 23.02.2021

Policing by consent is not ‘woke’ — it is fundamental to a democratic society

Bethan Greener

EurekAlert!, 23.02.2021

Incarceration is strongly linked with premature death in US

Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health

The Guardian, 23.02.2021

Revealed: 6,500 migrant workers have died in Qatar as it gears up for World Cup

Pete Pattisson, Niamh McIntyre, Imran Mukhtar in Islamabad, Nikhil Eapen in Bangalore, Imran Mukhtar in Islamabad, Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan in Dhaka, Udwab Bhattarai in Kathmandu and Aanya Piyari in Col

New York Times, 23.02.2021

The Merit, Thrills, Boredom and Fear of Police Work

Maurice Chammah

Iowa Now, 23.02.2021

Study: fading memories make childhood trauma research a challenge in adults

The Conversation, 24.02.2021

Coronavirus vaccine scams – fraud experts give their top tips to help you stay safe

Gareth Norris, Alexandra Brookes

EurekAlert!, 24.02.2021

DV survivor elder abuse risk

Flinders University

EurekAlert!, 24.02.2021

COVID-19 isolation linked to increased domestic violence, researchers suggest

University of California - Davis

EurekAlert!, 24.02.2021

Improving road safety to tackle crime

University College London

New York Times, 24.02.2021

Criminal Justice Is a State Issue

Charles M. Blow

New York Times, 24.02.2021

German Court Convicts Former Syrian Official of Crimes Against Humanity

Ben Hubbard

The Crime Report, 24.02.2021

Jail Incarceration Linked to Hike in Premature Deaths: Report

Emily Riley, 24.02.2021

Policing Authority Study Reveals Mistreatment Of Children By Gardaí

Garda Síochána’

The Conversation, 24.02.2021

AI is killing choice and chance – which means changing what it means to be human

Nir Eisikovits

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 24.02.2021

How a rape case exposed a tangled web of dysfunction in Milwaukee

Ashley Luthern and Gina Barton

The Conversation, 25.02.2021

What is fascism?

John Broich

Newswise, 25.02.2021

Study finds more active-duty police officers died of COVID-19 in 2020 than all other causes combined

Case Western Reserve University

The Conversation, 25.02.2021

Sexual assault: what can you do if you don’t want to make a formal report to police?

Georgina Heydon, Nicola Henry, Rachel Loney-Howes, Tully O'Neill

New York Times, 25.02.2021

How the Pandemic Nearly Tore Israel Apart

Ronen Bergman

The Guardian, 25.02.2021

Hunting the men who kill women: Mexico’s femicide detective

Meaghan Beatley

The Conversation, 26.02.2021

Gulf War: 30 years on, the consequences of Desert Storm are still with us

Lorena De Vita, Amir Taha

New York Times, 26.02.2021

Attacks on Asian-Americans in New York Stoke Fear, Anxiety and Anger

Alexandra E. Petri and Daniel E. Slotnik

New York Times, 27.02.2021

How One State Managed to Actually Write Rules on Facial Recognition

Kashmir Hill

Los Angeles Times, 27.02.2021

Letters to the Editor: Is police training giving cops PTSD? If so, we’re all in danger

The Conversation, 28.02.2021

Why Eritrean refugees choose the risky migration to Europe

Amanda Poole, Jennifer Riggan