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  1. Security and intelligence agencies around the world invest considerable resources in preventing terrorist attacks, as these may cause strategic damage, national demoralization, infringement of sovereignty, and...

    Authors: Gonen Singer and Maya Golan
    Citation: Crime Science 2019 8:14
  2. In this conceptual piece, we argue that the current approach to police performance measurement typically based on the use of traditional police metrics has failed to achieve the desired results and that a diff...

    Authors: Tarah Hodgkinson, Tullio Caputo and Michael L. McIntyre
    Citation: Crime Science 2019 8:13
  3. In this paper we question Farrell and Birks’ assertion of the emergence of cybercrime as an invalid explanation for the crime drop. Alternatively to the “cybercrime hypothesis”, we propose two non-exclusive hy...

    Authors: Fernando Miró-Llinares and Asier Moneva
    Citation: Crime Science 2019 8:12
  4. The presence of civilian witnesses and victims in court is central to the effective operation of the criminal justice system. However, there is evidence of significant non-attendance which can result in ineffe...

    Authors: Evie Monnington-Taylor, Kate Bowers, Pippa Streeter Hurle, Liz Ward, Simon Ruda, Martin Sweeney, Alex Murray and Jo Whitehouse
    Citation: Crime Science 2019 8:10
  5. Wildlife crime is an international issue with the illicit trade of flora and fauna estimated to be worth several billion dollars. In national parks, the problem can often be summarised as an arms race, with po...

    Authors: Hervé Borrion, Amin Amiri, Dorothea Delpech and A. M. Lemieux
    Citation: Crime Science 2019 8:9
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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

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

  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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

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

  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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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