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  1. On February 28th, shortly after the Russian invasion of Ukraine on February 24th, Twitter announced the expansion of its labelling policy for “Russia state-affiliated media”, in order to address disinformation...

    Authors: Jesús C. Aguerri, Mario Santisteban and Fernando Miró-Llinares
    Citation: Crime Science 2024 13:17
  2. Ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) is increasing the scale and complexity of ransomware attacks. Understanding the internal operations behind RaaS has been a challenge due to the illegality of such activities. The...

    Authors: Estelle Ruellan, Masarah Paquet-Clouston and Sebastián Garcia
    Citation: Crime Science 2024 13:16
  3. Emergent literature suggests that micro- and macro-climates influence criminal behaviour; a complex phenomenon that is still incipient in theory development. This mixed-method research starts with a systematic...

    Authors: Emil E. Jonescu, Chamil Erik Ramanayaka, Oluwole A. Olatunji and Talia J. Uylaki
    Citation: Crime Science 2024 13:15
  4. Disruptive behaviours are a recurrent concern in online gaming and are usually dealt with through reactive and punitive strategies. However, in health and educational settings, workplaces, and the context of i...

    Authors: Tiago Garrido Marques, Sandy Schumann and Enrico Mariconti
    Citation: Crime Science 2024 13:14
  5. European Union (EU) research on cybersecurity is actively developing more efficient digital steganalysis techniques aimed at uncovering hidden online illegal content in apparently legitimate multimedia files. ...

    Authors: Alejandro Nicolás-Sánchez and Francisco J. Castro-Toledo
    Citation: Crime Science 2024 13:11
  6. The police depend upon public cooperation to effectively control crime. Understanding factors that impact people’s willingness to cooperate with the police is thus an important area of empirical research. Draw...

    Authors: Rylan Simpson and Laceé N. Pappas
    Citation: Crime Science 2024 13:9
  7. The oil derived from the spiny-tailed lizards (STLs) is illegally sold as an alternative medicinal aphrodisiac that is claimed to cure male sexual dysfunction in addition to other bodily ailments. The high dem...

    Authors: Ulhas Gondhali, Antonia Merzon, Thanaphon Nunphong, Tzu-Ying Lo, Yu-Hsuan Liu and Gohar A. Petrossian
    Citation: Crime Science 2024 13:8
  8. This study of recorded crime trends in England & Wales spans three and a half years, that is, two covid pandemic years from March 2020  and 18 ‘post-pandemic’ months following cessation of covid restrictions...

    Authors: Hulya Seyidoglu, Graham Farrell, Anthony Dixon, Jose Pina-Sánchez and Nick Malleson
    Citation: Crime Science 2024 13:6
  9. Domestic and family violence (DFV) is a significant societal problem that predominantly affects women and children. One behaviour that has been linked to DFV perpetration is coercive control. While various def...

    Authors: George Karystianis, Nabila Chowdhury, Lorraine Sheridan, Sharon Reutens, Sunny Wade, Stephen Allnutt, Min-Taec Kim, Suzanne Poynton and Tony Butler
    Citation: Crime Science 2024 13:2
  10. Analyses of emergency calls for service data in the United States suggest that around 50% of dispatched police deployment time is spent on crime-related incidents. The remainder of time is spent in a social se...

    Authors: Samuel Langton, Tim Verlaan and Stijn Ruiter
    Citation: Crime Science 2023 12:20
  11. As rapid response has been a key policing strategy for police departments around the globe, so has police response time been a key performance indicator. This scoping review maps and assesses the variables tha...

    Authors: Tim Verlaan and Stijn Ruiter
    Citation: Crime Science 2023 12:19
  12. Sexual violence is a major public health, societal, and judicial problem worldwide. Studies investigating the characteristics of its perpetrators often rely on samples of convicted offenders, which are biased ...

    Authors: Evelyn Schapansky, Ines Keygnaert and Christophe Vandeviver
    Citation: Crime Science 2023 12:16
  13. The introduction of community policing led to a significant increase in the number of police stations, particularly in urban settings. Police stations are largely assumed to have an impact on crime but there a...

    Authors: Rémi Boivin and Silas Nogueira de Melo
    Citation: Crime Science 2023 12:15
  14. It is well known that police recorded crime data is susceptible to substantial measurement error. However, despite its limitations, police data is widely used in regression models exploring the causes and effe...

    Authors: Jose Pina-Sánchez, Ian Brunton-Smith, David Buil-Gil and Alexandru Cernat
    Citation: Crime Science 2023 12:14
  15. Research on pandemic domestic abuse trends has produced inconsistent findings reflecting differences in definitions, data and method. This study analyses 43,488 domestic abuse crimes recorded by a UK police fo...

    Authors: Sarah Hodgkinson, Anthony Dixon, Eric Halford and Graham Farrell
    Citation: Crime Science 2023 12:12
  16. Research into the circumstances of rape, and criminal justice system responses, is pivotal to informing prevention and improving the likelihood of justice for victims. In this paper, we explore the differences...

    Authors: Mercilene Tanyaradzwa Machisa, Ruxana Jina, Gerard Labuschagne, Lisa Vetten, Lizle Loots and Rachel Jewkes
    Citation: Crime Science 2023 12:11
  17. Geostatistical methods currently used in modern epidemiology were adopted in crime science using the example of the Opole province, Poland, in the years 2015–2019. In our research, we applied the Bayesian spat...

    Authors: Rafał Drozdowski, Rafał Wielki and Andrzej Tukiendorf
    Citation: Crime Science 2023 12:10
  18. The present study employs a randomized control trial design to evaluate the impact of deterrence and procedural justice on perceptions of legitimacy and cooperation with law enforcement among individuals in Qu...

    Authors: David Anrango Narváez, José Eugenio Medina Sarmiento and Cristina Del-Real
    Citation: Crime Science 2023 12:9
  19. The objective of this experiment was to test the efficacy of providing prioritized warrant lists to patrol officers. A field experiment was carried out with the Greensboro (NC) Police Department. Warrant risk ...

    Authors: Travis A. Taniguchi, Brian Aagaard, Peter Baumgartner and Amanda R. Young
    Citation: Crime Science 2023 12:6
  20. Knife crime remains a major concern in England and Wales. Problem-oriented and public health approaches to tackling knife crime have been widely advocated, but little is known about how these approaches are un...

    Authors: Karen Bullock, Iain Agar, Matt Ashby, Iain Brennan, Gavin Hales, Aiden Sidebottom and Nick Tilley
    Citation: Crime Science 2023 12:2
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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

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