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  1. Content type: Research

    Opportunity theories of crime emphasize the non-random spatial and temporal patterning of criminal events. Such theoretical development has proven useful when extended beyond traditional applications to crime ...

    Authors: Hannah Kelly, Joseph Clare, Kathryn Wuschke and Len Garis

    Citation: Crime Science 2019 8:8

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  2. Content type: Short contribution

    Research on crime concentration at micro-places has had a very western-industrialised focus. In this paper we provide results on crime concentration for 42 cities in Latin America. The results suggest that cri...

    Authors: Spencer P. Chainey, Gastón Pezzuchi, Néstor Octavio Guerrero Rojas, José Luis Hernandez Ramirez, Joana Monteiro and Erwin Rosas Valdez

    Citation: Crime Science 2019 8:5

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  3. Content type: Research

    Spam has been increasingly used for malware distribution. This paper analyzed modern spam from an age-comparative perspective to (i) discover the extent to which psychological weapons of influence and life dom...

    Authors: Daniela Seabra Oliveira, Tian Lin, Harold Rocha, Donovan Ellis, Sandeep Dommaraju, Huizi Yang, Devon Weir, Sebastian Marin and Natalie C. Ebner

    Citation: Crime Science 2019 8:3

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    On 15 September 2015, the College of Pharmacists of British Columbia (BC) implemented a set of by-law and security policy changes in an effort to reduce robberies and burglaries in BC pharmacies. Prior to thes...

    Authors: Martin A. Andresen, Elliott Mann, Tarah Hodgkinson, Stephen Thacker and Bob Nakagawa

    Citation: Crime Science 2019 8:1

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  5. Content type: Research

    This research investigated the association between Internet searches and property crime levels in the United States. States with the highest levels of property crime tended to have the highest levels of Google...

    Authors: Megan S. Stubbs-Richardson, Austin K. Cosby, Karissa D. Bergene and Arthur G. Cosby

    Citation: Crime Science 2018 7:21

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  6. Content type: Correction

    The original version of the article contained an error in the funding section and name of an author. The correction funding note should be: This project was funded by the Economic & Social Research Council gra...

    Authors: Matthew Manning, Gabriel T. W. Wong, Timothy Graham, Thilina Ranbaduge, Peter Christen, Kerry Taylor, Richard Wortley, Toni Makkai and Pierre Skorich

    Citation: Crime Science 2018 7:20

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    The original article was published in Crime Science 2018 7:12

  7. Content type: Research

    The world has seen a dramatic increase in cybercrime, in both the Surface Web, which is the portion of content on the World Wide Web that may be indexed by popular engines, and lately in the Dark Web, a portio...

    Authors: Dario Adriano Bermudez Villalva, Jeremiah Onaolapo, Gianluca Stringhini and Mirco Musolesi

    Citation: Crime Science 2018 7:17

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  8. Content type: Theoretical article

    In the computer science field coordinated vulnerability disclosure is a well-known practice for finding flaws in IT-systems and patching them. In this practice, a white-hat hacker who finds a vulnerability in ...

    Authors: Marleen Weulen Kranenbarg, Thomas J. Holt and Jeroen van der Ham

    Citation: Crime Science 2018 7:16

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  9. Content type: Research

    This paper is an edited version of the speech given upon being awarded the 2018 Stockholm Prize in Criminology. After a brief introduction, the paper describes the concept of problem-oriented policing (POP), f...

    Authors: Herman Goldstein

    Citation: Crime Science 2018 7:13

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  10. Content type: Theoretical article

    The Manning Cost–Benefit Tool (MCBT) was developed to assist criminal justice policymakers, policing organisations and crime prevention practitioners to assess the benefits of different interventions for reduc...

    Authors: Matthew Manning, Gabriel T. W. Wong, Timothy Graham, Thilina Ranbaduge, Peter Christen, Kerry Taylor, Richard Wortley, Toni Makkai and Pierre Skorich

    Citation: Crime Science 2018 7:12

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Crime Science 2018 7:20

  11. Content type: Research

    In this paper, we introduce two methods to forecast apartment burglaries that are based on repeat and near repeat victimization. While the first approach, the “heuristic method” generates buffer areas around e...

    Authors: Philip Glasner, Shane D. Johnson and Michael Leitner

    Citation: Crime Science 2018 7:9

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  12. Content type: Short contribution

    Recent studies have hypothesised that the international crime drop was the result of the rise in cybercrime. We subject this ‘cybercrime hypothesis’ to critical assessment. We find significant evidence and arg...

    Authors: Graham Farrell and Daniel Birks

    Citation: Crime Science 2018 7:8

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  13. Content type: Research

    The ‘crime drop’ refers to the substantial reductions in crime reported in many industrialised countries over at least the past quarter century. Asian countries are underrepresented in the crime drop literatur...

    Authors: Aiden Sidebottom, Tienli Kuo, Takemi Mori, Jessica Li and Graham Farrell

    Citation: Crime Science 2018 7:6

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  14. Content type: Short contribution

    In contrast to the Canadian crime drop of the 1990s, homicide appeared as an anomaly with a peak in the 1970s. Yet previous studies tend to refer only to completed homicides, and here we also include attempts....

    Authors: Graham Farrell, Tarah Hodgkinson and Martin A. Andresen

    Citation: Crime Science 2018 7:1

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  15. Content type: Research

    The classification of crime into discrete categories entails a massive loss of information. Crimes emerge out of a complex mix of behaviors and situations, yet most of these details cannot be captured by singu...

    Authors: Da Kuang, P. Jeffrey Brantingham and Andrea L. Bertozzi

    Citation: Crime Science 2017 6:12

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  16. Content type: Systematic review

    Personal security alarms have been used to try to reduce violence against healthcare staff, some of whose members face relatively high risks of assault. This systematic review focused on the effect of alarms i...

    Authors: Chloe Perkins, Deirdre Beecher, David Colas Aberg, Phil Edwards and Nick Tilley

    Citation: Crime Science 2017 6:11

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  17. Content type: Systematic review

    That crime is concentrated at a few places is well established by over 44 studies. This is true whether one examines addresses or street segments. Additionally, crime is concentrated among offenders and victim...

    Authors: John E. Eck, YongJei Lee, SooHyun O and Natalie Martinez

    Citation: Crime Science 2017 6:8

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  18. Content type: Systematic review

    Retailers routinely use security tags to reduce theft. Presently, however, there has been no attempt to systematically review the literature on security tags. Guided by the acronym EMMIE, this paper set out to...

    Authors: Aiden Sidebottom, Amy Thornton, Lisa Tompson, Jyoti Belur, Nick Tilley and Kate Bowers

    Citation: Crime Science 2017 6:7

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  19. Content type: Research

    This study examines the role of household security devices in producing the domestic burglary falls in England and Wales. It extends the study of the security hypothesis as an explanation for the ‘crime drop’....

    Authors: Andromachi Tseloni, Graham Farrell, Rebecca Thompson, Emily Evans and Nick Tilley

    Citation: Crime Science 2017 6:3

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  20. Content type: Research

    A system using energy dispersive X-ray diffraction has been tested to detect the presence of illicit drugs concealed within parcels typical of those which are imported into the UK via postal and courier servic...

    Authors: Ireneos Drakos, Peter Kenny, Tom Fearn and Robert Speller

    Citation: Crime Science 2017 6:1

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  21. Content type: Research

    During 2012–2013, the homicide rate in El Salvador came down from 69.9 to 42.2 per 100,000 population following a government brokered truce between the leaders of the two major gangs, Mara Salvatrucha and Barrio ...

    Authors: Carlos Carcach and Evelyn Artola

    Citation: Crime Science 2016 5:13

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  22. Content type: Theoretical article

    This paper is based on an address given as joint winner with Ronald V. Clarke of the 2015 Stockholm Prize in Criminology. This was awarded for some early studies we worked on together in the UK Home Office whi...

    Authors: Pat Mayhew

    Citation: Crime Science 2016 5:7

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  23. Content type: Research

    Amidst the growing incidence of urban crime in Ghana is the proliferation of private security companies (PSCs). As of December 2014, Ghana’s Ministry of Interior, responsible for the registration and regulatio...

    Authors: George Owusu, Adobea Yaa Owusu, Martin Oteng-Ababio, Charlotte Wrigley-Asante and Isaac Agyapong

    Citation: Crime Science 2016 5:5

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