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  1. A new body of research that focuses on crime harm scores rather than counts of crime incidents has emerged. Specifically in the context of spatial analysis of crime, focusing on crime harm suggests that harm i...

    Authors: Vincent Harinam, Zeljko Bavcevic and Barak Ariel
    Citation: Crime Science 2022 11:14
  2. Restrictions resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic interrupted people’s daily routine activities. Rooted in crime pattern and routine activity theories, this study tests whether the enactment of a Safer-at-Home...

    Authors: Theodore S. Lentz, Rebecca Headley Konkel, Hailey Gallagher and Dominick Ratkowski
    Citation: Crime Science 2022 11:12
  3. Oslo, the capital of Norway, is situated in a North European cool climate zone. We investigate the effect of weather on the overall level of crime in the city, as well as the impact of different aspects of wea...

    Authors: Rannveig Hart, Willy Pedersen and Torbjørn Skardhamar
    Citation: Crime Science 2022 11:9
  4. Illegal dumping of household and business waste, known as fly-tipping in the UK, is a significant environmental crime. News agencies reported major increases early in the COVID-19 pandemic when waste disposal ...

    Authors: Anthony C. Dixon, Graham Farrell and Nick Tilley
    Citation: Crime Science 2022 11:8
  5. Near-repeat victimization patterns have made predictive models for burglaries possible. While the models have been implemented in different countries, the results obtained have not always been in line with ini...

    Authors: Pere Boqué, Marc Saez and Laura Serra
    Citation: Crime Science 2022 11:7
  6. Anti-social behaviour recorded by police more than doubled early in the coronavirus pandemic in England and Wales. This was a stark contrast to the steep falls in most types of recorded crime. Why was ASB so d...

    Authors: Eric Halford, Anthony Dixon and Graham Farrell
    Citation: Crime Science 2022 11:6
  7. To address the gap in the literature and using a novel open-source intelligence web-scraping approach, this paper investigates the longitudinal relationships between availability, value, and disposability, and...

    Authors: Liam Quinn, Joseph Clare, Jade Lindley and Frank Morgan
    Citation: Crime Science 2022 11:2
  8. Cryptocurrency fraud has become a growing global concern, with various governments reporting an increase in the frequency of and losses from cryptocurrency scams. Despite increasing fraudulent activity involvi...

    Authors: Arianna Trozze, Josh Kamps, Eray Arda Akartuna, Florian J. Hetzel, Bennett Kleinberg, Toby Davies and Shane D. Johnson
    Citation: Crime Science 2022 11:1
  9. Much research has shown that the first lockdowns imposed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic were associated with changes in routine activities and, therefore, changes in crime. While several types of violent...

    Authors: David Buil-Gil, Yongyu Zeng and Steven Kemp
    Citation: Crime Science 2021 10:26

    The Correction to this article has been published in Crime Science 2022 11:11

  10. COVID-19 impacts the daily lives of millions of people. This radical change in our daily activities affected many aspects of life, but acted as well as a natural experiment for research into the spatial distri...

    Authors: Maite Dewinter, Christophe Vandeviver, Philipp M. Dau, Tom Vander Beken and Frank Witlox
    Citation: Crime Science 2021 10:20
  11. Despite the immense impact of wildlife trafficking, comparisons of the profits, costs, and seriousness of crime consistently rank wildlife trafficking lower relative to human trafficking, drug trafficking and ...

    Authors: J. Sean Doody, Joan A. Reid, Klejdis Bilali, Jennifer Diaz and Nichole Mattheus
    Citation: Crime Science 2021 10:19
  12. It is widely recognised that burglary and theft offence trends have broadly moved in parallel in ‘Western’ market-based countries since the 1950s. Most researchers have focussed on the trend from the early 199...

    Authors: Liam Quinn and Joseph Clare
    Citation: Crime Science 2021 10:18
  13. The existing empirical evidence suggests a reduction in aggregate crime as a consequence of the COVID-19 lockdown. However, what happens when lockdown measures are relaxed? This paper considers how the COVID-1...

    Authors: Jose Roberto Balmori de la Miyar, Lauren Hoehn-Velasco and Adan Silverio-Murillo
    Citation: Crime Science 2021 10:14
  14. The Syrian Civil War created an opportunity for increased trafficking of antiquities and has resulted in a renewed awareness on the part of a global audience. The persistence of criminal and organisational net...

    Authors: Christine A. Weirich
    Citation: Crime Science 2021 10:13
  15. Expected crime rates that enable police forces to contrast recorded and anticipated spatial patterns of crime victimisation offer a valuable tool in evaluating the under-reporting of crime and inform/guide cri...

    Authors: James Hunter, Bethany Ward, Andromachi Tseloni and Ken Pease
    Citation: Crime Science 2021 10:11
  16. Gun violence can negatively affect business activity at the place-level through a variety of mechanisms. However, estimating this effect is difficult since reported crime data are biased by factors that are al...

    Authors: Christina Stacy, Yasemin Irvin-Erickson and Emily Tiry
    Citation: Crime Science 2021 10:10
  17. Governments around the world have enforced strict guidelines on social interaction and mobility to control the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Evidence has begun to emerge which suggests that such dramatic chang...

    Authors: Samuel Langton, Anthony Dixon and Graham Farrell
    Citation: Crime Science 2021 10:6
  18. Worry about COVID-19 is a central topic of research into the social and economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. In this paper, we present a new way of measuring worry about catching COVID-19 that disti...

    Authors: Reka Solymosi, Jonathan Jackson, Krisztián Pósch, Julia A. Yesberg, Ben Bradford and Arabella Kyprianides
    Citation: Crime Science 2021 10:4
  19. Crime pattern theory and the related empirical research have remained rather a-temporal, as if the timing of routine activities and crime plays no role. Building on previous geography of crime research, we ext...

    Authors: Sabine E. M. van Sleeuwen, Stijn Ruiter and Wouter Steenbeek
    Citation: Crime Science 2021 10:2
  20. This research uses crime scripts to understand adult retribution-style image-based sexual abuse (RS-IBSA) offender decision-making and offending in offline and online environments. We explain the crime-commiss...

    Authors: Abigail C. O’Hara, Ryan K. L. Ko, Lorraine Mazerolle and Jonah R. Rimer
    Citation: Crime Science 2020 9:26
  21. This paper presents the findings from a mixed-methods examination of self-protective behaviours (SPBs) adopted by victims of cyber abuse from the rational choice perspective. The data from a sample of the U.S....

    Authors: Zarina I. Vakhitova, Rob I. Mawby, Clair L. Alston-Knox and Callum A. Stephens
    Citation: Crime Science 2020 9:24
  22. Recent studies exploiting city-level time series have shown that, around the world, several crimes declined after COVID-19 containment policies have been put in place. Using data at the community-level in Chic...

    Authors: Gian Maria Campedelli, Serena Favarin, Alberto Aziani and Alex R. Piquero
    Citation: Crime Science 2020 9:21
  23. Crisis and disruption are often unpredictable and can create opportunities for crime. During such times, policing may also need to meet additional challenges to handle the disruption. The use of social media b...

    Authors: Manja Nikolovska, Shane D. Johnson and Paul Ekblom
    Citation: Crime Science 2020 9:20
  24. The covid-19 disease has a large impact on life across the globe, and this could potentially include impacts on crime. The present study describes how crime has changed in Sweden during ten weeks after the gov...

    Authors: Manne Gerell, Johan Kardell and Johanna Kindgren
    Citation: Crime Science 2020 9:19

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