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

The New Yorker, 01.03.2021

Why Does the Pandemic Seem to Be Hitting Some Countries Harder Than Others?

Siddhartha Mukherjee

The Conversation, 01.03.2021

Despite claims NZ’s policing is too ‘woke’, crime rates are largely static — and even declining

Ananish Chaudhuri

The Conversation, 01.03.2021

Delays in reporting alleged rapes are common — even years later. This isn’t a barrier to justice

Bri Lee, Jonathan Crowe, Rachael Burgin

i24NEWS, 01.03.2021

Antisemites use coded language to fuel online hate: study

University of Haifa

Chicago Tribune, 01.03.2021

Faced with rising crime and social upheaval, more Black Chicagoans are seeking out firearms for their own protection

John Keilman

Scientific American, 01.03.2021

Killings by Police Declined after Black Lives Matter Protests

Jim Daley

Newswise, 01.03.2021

Walking away from the beat - why police officers are voluntarily leaving in large numbers

The Crime Report, 01.03.2021

How Mass Incarceration Fuels Cycle of Poverty

Andrea Cipriano, 01.03.2021

Domestic Violence in U.S. Increased By 8 Percent After COVID Lockdown Orders Began, Says Study

Maria Pasquini

Chicago Booth Review, 01.03.2021

Will algorithms fix what’s wrong with American justice, or make things worse?

Jeff Cockrell

New York Times, 01.03.2021

Nigeria’s Boarding Schools Have Become a Hunting Ground for Kidnappers

Ruth Maclean

The Conversation, 02.03.2021

Jamal Khashoggi: why the US is unlikely to deliver justice for the murdered journalist

Armida L. M. van Rij

EurekAlert!, 02.03.2021

Law enforcement seizures of methamphetamine and marijuana rose during pandemic


EurekAlert!, 02.03.2021

New report offers detailed analysis of Capitol Hill siege

George Washington University

The Crime Report, 02.03.2021

Stop Turning Your Head: Black Cops Speak Out Against ‘Blanket of Racism’

Isidoro Rodriguez

The Washington Post, 02.03.2021

Study: 1 in 7 U.S. prisoners is serving life, and two-thirds of those are people of color

Tom Jackman

EurekAlert!, 02.03.2021

Child abuse surges in times of crisis - the pandemic may be different

University of California - San Francisco

ISRAEL21c, 02.03.2021

Charity, not crime, rises when natural disaster strikes

Naama Barak

New York Times, 02.03.2021

Exposing Shady Gold Traders, Illegal Gun Traffickers and Government Lies

Jonathan Green

New York Times, 02.03.2021

The Good Samaritan on Trial for Terrorism

Joshua Hammer

EurekAlert!, 03.03.2021

Study reveals impact of lockdown on violence in a UK capital city

Cardiff University

InSight Crime, 03.03.2021

Organized Crime and the Environment in Latin America: A Fatal Encounter


EurekAlert!, 03.03.2021

80% of sexual abuse victims in Spain who seek public compensation receive nothing

Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC), 03.03.2021

Science-Based Policy Means Decriminalizing Sex Work, Say Hundreds of Researchers

Elizabeth Nolan Brown

Vox, 03.03.2021

The House has passed the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act

Sean Collins

The American Prospect, 03.03.2021

The Rise of the Private Police

Amelia Pollard

The Conversation, 04.03.2021

What the policing response to the KKK in the 1960s can teach about dismantling white supremacist groups today

David Cunningham

USA Today, 04.03.2021

Killed over a counterfeit bill: Data on misdemeanors can lead to racial justice in policing

Jeremy Travis and Preeti Chauhan

Newswise, 04.03.2021

Racist Policing Follows the Rail Lines, New Study Shows

American University

New York Times, 04.03.2021

The House passes a policing overhaul bill named for George Floyd, whose death spurred nationwide protests.

Nicholas Fandos, Catie Edmondson and Karen Zraick

Bloomberg Businessweek, 04.03.2021

Inside Pfizer’s Fast, Fraught, and Lucrative Vaccine Distribution

By Stephanie Baker, Cynthia Koons, and Vernon Silver

The Conversation, 04.03.2021

Why white supremacists and QAnon enthusiasts are obsessed – but very wrong – about the Byzantine Empire

Roland Betancourt

Axios, 05.03.2021

A controversial theory about Denver's rising crime

Alayna Alvarez

Newswise, 05.03.2021

With unfair police treatment, the tragedy is not limited to the incident itself

University at Buffalo

South Seattle Emerald, 06.03.2021

Weekend Long Reads: What Impact Did COVID-19 Have on Crime?

Kevin Schofield, 06.03.2021

With unfair police treatment, the tragedy is not limited to the incident itself

University at Buffalo

Financial Times, 07.03.2021

Militias, corruption and Covid: Rio de Janeiro’s deepening crisis

Bryan Harris

Twin Cities, 07.03.2021

George Floyd case highlights police confusion over asphyxia

Paul John Scott

Australian Financial Review, 08.03.2021

How white-collar criminals sleep easy at night

Clinton Free

EurekAlert!, 08.03.2021

Hospital-based violence intervention program engages vulnerable populations

Society for Academic Emergency Medicine

EurekAlert!, 08.03.2021

Lifting the lid on how domestic abusers use technology

University of Portsmouth

The Conversation, 08.03.2021

5 strategies to prepare now for the next pandemic

Tiffany A. Radcliff, Angela Clendenin

The Conversation, 08.03.2021

A year into the pandemic, the coronavirus is messing with our minds as well as our bodies

Athena Aktipis, Joe Alcock

Newlines Magazine, 08.03.2021

The Uyghur Genocide: An Examination of China’s Breaches of the 1948 Genocide Convention

Policy Report

New York Times, 08.03.2021

N.Y.P.D. Releases Secret Misconduct Records After Repeal of Shield Law

Ashley Southall

The Conversation, 09.03.2021

Evidence shows mental illness isn’t a reason to doubt women survivors

Emma Tseris, Nicole Moulding

The Independent, 09.03.2021

Half of people in England and Wales have misgivings about police stop and search, survey suggests

Lizzie Dearden

Masslive, 09.03.2021

UMass research finds 17% drop in police-related fatalities during Black Lives Matter movement

Ron Chimelis

The Guardian, 10.03.2021

Germany's intelligence agencies have failed to tackle rightwing violence for too long

Peter Kuras

The Conversation, 10.03.2021

How COVID-19 became a cover to reduce refugee rights

Heaven Crawley

WIRED, 10.03.2021

The radical idea to reduce crime by policing less, not more

Josh Jacobs

Small Wars Journal, 10.03.2021

SWJ Book Review – Islamic State’s Online Propaganda: A Comparative Analysis

Robert J. Bunker

PBS, 10.03.2021

Derek Chauvin’s murder trial raises questions about police accountability nationwide

New York Times, 10.03.2021

Police Unions Won Power Using His Playbook. Now He’s Negotiating the Backlash.

Michael H. Keller and Kim Barker

Boston Review, 11.03.2021

Is There a Right to Heresy?

Elizabeth Shakman Hurd, Nadia Marzouki

The Conversation, 11.03.2021

How the quest for significance and respect underlies the white supremacist movement, conspiracy theories and a range of other problems

Arie Kruglanski

The Conversation, 11.03.2021

Dunblane 25 years on: how a mass school shooting changed British gun laws

Peter Squires

EurekAlert!, 11.03.2021

Fatal police violence nearby increases risk of preterm birth

University of California - San Francisco

The Guardian, 11.03.2021

California attorney general cuts off researchers’ access to gun violence data

Lois Beckett

CBS Austin, 11.03.2021

270+ charged in Capitol siege; US weighs a new law concerning domestic terror


The Guardian, 11.03.2021

A year on from George Floyd: how laws allow police to use fatal force

Ankita Rao

The Guardian, 11.03.2021

I was raped as a teenager. Here is why I didn’t consider going to the police

Lucia Osborne-Crowley

The Conversation, 11.03.2021

New Jersey State Police’s first 100 years characterized by racial prejudice

W. Carsten Andresen

New York Times, 11.03.2021

Police Misconduct & Racial Injustice in 2020

MIT Technology, 11.03.2021

How Facebook got addicted to spreading misinformation

Karen Hao

Cosmos Magazine Home, 12.03.2021

How much do you value privacy?

Natalie Parletta

The Conversation, 12.03.2021

Super-recognisers: some people excel at both face and voice recognition

Ryan Jenkins, David James Rober, Josh P Davis

The Conversation, 12.03.2021

Super-recognisers: some people excel at both face and voice recognition

Ryan Jenkins, David James Robertson, Josh P Davis

CBC, 13.03.2021

When police don't knock

Zach Dubinsky, Judy Trinh and Virginia Smart

The Independent, 13.03.2021

Isis supporter planned attack after networking with terrorists inside prison

Lizzie Dearden

EurekAlert!, 15.03.2021

Study: Seattle's minimum wage increase did not change crime or employment rates

Newswise, 15.03.2021

Study: Men of color avoid public places out of fear of involvement with criminal justice agents

Crime and Justice Research Alliance

Mirage News, 15.03.2021

New research to focus on fairness and equity in policing our communities

Washington Post, 15.03.2021

Post-prison, people just want normal things. Americans say that’s too much to expect.

Esther Matthews

The Conversation, 15.03.2021

After the insurrection, America’s far-right groups get more extreme

Matthew Valasik, Shannon Reid

The Good Men Project, 15.03.2021

Policing Is an Abusive Relationship We’re left walking on eggshells.

Davin Hall

New York Magazine Intelligencer, 15.03.2021

How the West Lost COVID

David Wallace-Wells

WAR ON THE ROCKS, 16.03.2021

How New is the New Extremist Threat? Preliminary Conclusions from the U.S. Capitol Arrests Data

Nate Rosenblatt and Jason Blazakis

BirminghamLive, 16.03.2021

'Distressing' research as nine in ten children in criminal justice system are suspected abuse victims

Mark Cardwell

The Conversation, 16.03.2021

Prosecuting ex-presidents for corruption is trending worldwide – but it’s not always great for democracy

Victor Menaldo, James D. Long, Morgan Wack

The Washington Post, 16.03.2021

Reimagine safety

Diana Ejaita, 16.03.2021

Police launch investigation into 'unconscious bias' against Māori


The Conversation, 16.03.2021

Sarah Everard: why women shouldn’t have to risk trading their freedom for safety

Hannah Bows

Los Angeles Times, 16.03.2021

Asian Americans have been verbally and physically attacked, shunned during pandemic, study shows

Anh Do

JOE, 16.03.2021

Over one third of road user fatalities test positive for alcohol

Stephen Porzio

Vanity Fair, 17.03.2021

Why Are We Taking Robert Aaron Long’s Word For It That The Georgia Killings Weren’t About Race?

Bess Levin

The Crime Report, 17.03.2021

Why are UK Police Officers Fleeing the Force?

Gareth Bryon

Bloomberg Law, 17.03.2021

Convictions of Police Alone Won’t Fix What’s Wrong With Law Enforcement

The Independent, 17.03.2021

Prisoners three times more likely to die from Covid than general population, research suggests

May Bulman

The Conversation, 17.03.2021

Journalists and security agencies don’t need to be friends. But can they at least talk to each other?

Peter Greste

EurekAlert!, 17.03.2021

Gun violence rises in TV dramas over two decades, paralleling U.S. gun homicide trends

Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania

The Conversation, 18.03.2021

Lockdown, violence and understanding women’s anger

Kaitlynn Mendes, Elizabeth Milne, Jessica Ringrose, Tanya Horeck

EurekAlert!, 18.03.2021

COVID-19 pandemic impacts mental health worldwide

Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health

EurekAlert!, 18.03.2021

COVID-19 denial depends on a population's trust in social institutions

National Research University Higher School of Economics

The Washington Post, 18.03.2021

‘It’s race, class and gender together’: Why the Atlanta murders aren’t just about one thing

Monica Hesse

TIME, 18.03.2021

It's a 'Nightmare Being Replayed' as a Cop Faces Trial in George Floyd's Death

Janell Ross

Small Wars Journal, 18.03.2021

The Narco Hybrid-Threat

Paulina Rios Maya

New York Times, 18.03.2021

Asian-Americans Are Being Attacked. Why Are Hate Crime Charges So Rare?

Nicole Hong and Jonah E. Bromwich

ZDNET, 18.03.2021

FBI: Phishing emails are spreading this sophisticated malware

Danny Palmer

New York Times Magazine, 18.03.2021

Your Face Is Not Your Own

Kashmir Hill

New York Times, 18.03.2021

Vaccines: A Very European Disaster

Paul Krugman

The Conversation, 19.03.2021

Racism is behind anti-Asian American violence, even when it’s not a hate crime

Pawan Dhingra

The Conversation, 19.03.2021

The Atlanta attacks were not just racist and misogynist, they painfully reflect the society we live in

Jamie Chai Yun Liew

The Conversation, 19.03.2021

What is a hate crime? The narrow legal definition makes it hard to charge and convict

Jeannine Bell

Washington Post, 19.03.2021

Racist anti-Asian hashtags spiked after Trump first tweeted ‘Chinese virus,’ study finds

Andrea Salcedo

The Conversation, 19.03.2021

Police and civilians disagree on when body camera footage should be made public

Dan Bromberg, Étienne Charbonneau

Psychology Today, 20.03.2021

Reducing and Responding to Intimate Partner Violence

Jamie D. Aten

The Conversation, 20.03.2021

‘Sex addiction’ isn’t a justification for killing, or really an addiction – it reflects a person’s own moral misgivings about sex

Joshua B. Grubbs

The Conversation, 21.03.2021

ASIO’s language shift on terrorism is a welcome acknowledgment of the power of words

Greg Barton

ABC News, 21.03.2021

When parents kill

Hayley Gleeson

Washington Post, 21.03.2021

The rioter next door: How the Dallas suburbs spawned domestic extremists

Annie Gowen

The New Yorker, 22.03.2021

Can Cyrus Vance, Jr., Nail Trump?

Jane Mayer

EurekAlert!, 22.03.2021

No connection between proximity to Stockholm terrorist attack and attitudes to terrorism

University of Gothenburg

International Institute for Counter-Terrorism, 22.03.2021

COVID-19 and Global Terrorism Pandemics

Ganor, Boaz

EurekAlert!, 22.03.2021

COVID-19 related cyber-attacks leveraged government announcements

University of Warwick

EurekAlert!, 22.03.2021

Cyber security experts launch guidelines to help police crackdown on organised crime

University of Bristol

New York Times, 22.03.2021

He Redefined ‘Racist.’ Now He’s Trying to Build a Newsroom.

Ben Smith

The Conversation, 23.03.2021

Almost 90% of sexual assault victims do not go to police — this is how we can achieve justice for survivors

Anastasia Powell, Asher Flynn, Rachael Burgin

EurekAlert!, 23.03.2021

The economic fallout from a #MeToo scandal

Copenhagen Business School

The Conversation, 24.03.2021

Ten years on from the Syrian uprising, what has prevented an end to the tragedy?

Hanlie Booysen

EurekAlert!, 24.03.2021

Programs help shield Black youth from effects of racism

University of Georgia

EurekAlert!, 24.03.2021

New study finds false memories can be reversed

University of Portsmouth

The Washington Post, 24.03.2021

Terror in a Boulder supermarket: How the King Soopers shooting unfolded

Jennifer Oldham, Frances Stead Sellers, Shayna Jacobs, Marc Fisher

New York Times, 24.03.2021

Mass Shootings and Our Depraved Political Stagnation

Charles M. Blow

Axios, 24.03.2021

Murder rates rose sharply in U.S. cities in 2020

Jennifer A. Kingson

Washington Post, 24.03.2021

The gun implicated in Boulder uses the same ammunition as an AR-15. It’s legally a pistol.

Alex Horton

Seattle Times, 24.03.2021

Shootings never stopped during the pandemic: 2020 was the deadliest gun violence year in decades

Reis Thebault and Danielle Rindler

The Conversation, 24.03.2021

What we learned from tracking every COVID policy in the world

Thomas Hale

ABC News, 25.03.2021

Questioning of sexual assault victims during trials 'worse' than in the 1950s, criminologist finds

Elise Kinsella

The Conversation, 25.03.2021

Sexual assault victims can easily be re-traumatised going to court — here’s one way to stop this

Mary Iliadis, Kerstin Braun

The Conversation, 25.03.2021

Many QAnon followers report having mental health diagnoses

Sophia Moskalenko

New York Times, 25.03.2021

The (Way Too Many) Kids Whose Lives Have Been Upended by Gun Violence

Gary Younge

New York Times, 25.03.2021

New York Reaches a Deal to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

Luis Ferré-Sadurní

Europol, 25.03.2021

Five arrests in hit against investment fraudsters

New York Times, 25.03.2021

Case on Police Violence Reveals Fault Lines at Supreme Court

Adam Liptak

New York Times, 25.03.2021

I Survived 18 Years in Solitary Confinement

Ian Manuel

New York Times, 25.03.2021

Misogyny Fuels Violence Against Women. Should It Be a Hate Crime?

Alisha Haridasani Gupta

The Conversation, 26.03.2021

Men are more likely to commit violent crimes. Why is this so and how do we change it?

Rick Sarre, Andrew Day, Ben Livings, Catia Malvaso

Jewish Currents, 26.03.2021

Why I Signed the Jerusalem Declaration on Antisemitism

Barry Trachtenberg

Jerusalem Post, 26.03.2021

Over 200 scholars create new antisemitism definition excluding BDS


Vox, 26.03.2021

The big spike in murders in 2020, explained in 600 words

German Lopez

The Conversation, 26.03.2021

Why misogyny needs to be tackled in education from primary school

Louise Mullany, Loretta Trickett

EurekAlert!, 26.03.2021

Studying the health and wellbeing of police officers during the global pandemic

University of Huddersfield

EurekAlert!, 26.03.2021

Studying the health and wellbeing of police officers during the global pandemic

University of Huddersfield

New Statesman, 26.03.2021

The executed innocent: Why justice for Ethel Rosenberg still matters

Emily Tamkin

National Public Radio, 27.03.2021

Why Nearly All Mass Shooters Are Men

Michel Martin

Washington Post, 27.03.2021

Gun-control activists gird for tough national fight in wake of deadly rampages: ‘We’re playing the long game’

Emily Wax-Thibodeaux, Brittany Shammas and Annie Gowen

Albany Times Union, 28.03.2021

Research reveals gaping racial disparities in suburban arrests

Pete DeMola, Paul Nelson

The MIT Press Reader, 29.03.2021

Tackling Hate Speech: In Conversation With Caitlin Ring Carlson

Zoë Kopp-Weber

The Conversation, 29.03.2021

Extremism in the UK: new definitions threaten human and civil rights

Chris Allen

The Conversation, 29.03.2021

Mass shootings are rare – firearm suicides are much more common, and kill more Americans

Lacey Wallace

The Conversation, 29.03.2021

Derek Chauvin trial begins in George Floyd murder case: 5 essential reads on police violence against Black men

Catesby Holmes

Open Democracy, 29.03.2021

Atlanta Asian massage parlor murders are a warning to the anti-trafficking sector

Jamison Liang

The Justice Gap, 30.03.2021

Study: Nine out of ten children in justice system ‘known or suspected’ to have been abused

Jon Robins

NBC4 Washington, 30.03.2021

Virginia Lawmakers Ban Police Use of Facial Recognition

Denise Lavoie and The Associated Press

Washington Post, 30.03.2021

Watchdog defends police handling of vigil that caused uproar in Britain

Karla Adam

New York Times, 30.03.2021

Police-University Partnerships

EurekAlert!, 30.03.2021

Teachers can use popular media to address anti-Asian bias, KU research shows

University of Kansas

The Conversation, 30.03.2021

Mexico moves to legalize cannabis use, a modest step toward de-escalating drug war

Luis Gómez Romero

Washington Post, 30.03.2021

Opinion: The Kremlin may be slowly killing Alexei Navalny in prison. The world must not let it happen.

Vladimir Kara-Murza

The Conversation, 30.03.2021

The Conversation

Tony Keddie

The Conversation, 30.03.2021

Line of Duty: two ex-anti-corruption officers on how the police actually catch ‘bent coppers’

Sarah Jane Fox, James Holyoak

Women's Health, 31.03.2021

The Risk of Domestic Violence Increases Substantially When A Woman Earns More Than Her Male Partner

Newswise, 31.03.2021

Not Prosecuting Misdemeanors Reduces Likelihood of Re-arrest, New Study Finds

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Open Democracy, 31.03.2021

Germany’s COVID sceptics fuelled by Russian media and far-Right conspiracies

Darren Loucaides Alessio Perrone

New York Times, 31.03.2021

Your Tinder Match Will Soon Be Able to Run a Background Check on You

Karen Levy

New York Times, 31.03.2021

It’s Time to Revisit the Satanic Panic

Alan Yuhas