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  1. Substantial research suggests that a burglary event is a useful predictor of burglaries to the same or nearby properties in the near future. To date, the research that has suggested this predictive quality ha...

    Authors: Spencer Paul Chainey and Braulio Figueiredo Alves da Silva
    Citation: Crime Science 2016 5:1
  2. This study examines whether social disorganization mechanisms that explain clusters of street drug markets in socially disorganized neighborhoods in developed countries can also help explain geographical patt...

    Authors: Elenice Oliveira, Braulio Figueiredo Alves Silva and Marcos Oliveira Prates
    Citation: Crime Science 2015 4:36
  3. In this study we examine the internal (domestic) sex trafficking of British children using unique data from six major police investigations. This particular type of internal sex trafficking (sometimes known as...

    Authors: Ella Cockbain and Richard Wortley
    Citation: Crime Science 2015 4:35
  4. This study aimed to examine the association between different characteristics of sexual abuse and adverse family outcomes in later life. Through archived court files, a large sample of Dutch men and women who...

    Authors: Rinke de Jong and Catrien Bijleveld
    Citation: Crime Science 2015 4:34
  5. This paper examines how hot spots shift by hour of day and day of week. Hot spot analysis is more likely to have a substantial impact on crime patterns if spatiotemporal shifts are incorporated into the crime...

    Authors: Christopher R. Herrmann
    Citation: Crime Science 2015 4:33
  6. Using data from 72 countries, this study focuses on factors that affect illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing vessels’ choice of country to offload their catch, with a specific emphasis on the dif...

    Authors: Nerea Marteache, Julie Viollaz and Gohar A. Petrossian
    Citation: Crime Science 2015 4:32
  7. This paper uses transportation data to estimate how daily spatio-temporal shifts in population influence the distribution of crime over a city’s census tracts (CTs). A “funnel hypothesis” states that these dai...

    Authors: Marcus Felson and Rémi Boivin
    Citation: Crime Science 2015 4:31
  8. By any standard, there is a serious problem of crime on the public transport system in El Salvador. Guided by crime opportunity theory, this study undertook a rapid assessment of the problem consisting of a sy...

    Authors: Mangai Natarajan, Ronald Clarke, Carlos Carcach, Carlos Ponce, Margarita Beneke de Sanfeliú, Dolores Escobar Polanco, Mario Chávez and Mauricio Shi
    Citation: Crime Science 2015 4:29
  9. How to prevent child sexual abuse in youth-oriented organisations is a concern in our society for a number of reasons. One of these is that evidence indicates that sexual offenders, once they are recruited by ...

    Authors: Benoit Leclerc, Jessica Feakes and Jesse Cale
    Citation: Crime Science 2015 4:28
  10. Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) has only recently been publicly acknowledged as a problem in India. A welcome development has been the enactment of a special law—Protection of Children against Sexual Offences (POCSO)...

    Authors: Jyoti Belur and Brijesh Bahadur Singh
    Citation: Crime Science 2015 4:26
  11. Commonly, established nations are called upon to deal with crime epidemics in developing countries. This is particularly the case when the outside country has a vested interest in doing something about the for...

    Authors: Christopher H. Stubbert, Stephen F. Pires and Rob T. Guerette
    Citation: Crime Science 2015 4:23
  12. This paper examines the spatio-temporal evolution of homicide across the municipalities of El Salvador. It aims at identifying both temporal trends and spatial clusters that may contribute to the formation of ...

    Authors: Carlos Carcach
    Citation: Crime Science 2015 4:20
  13. The aim of this study was to examine from the routine activities approach how victim age might help to explain the timing, context and nature of offenders’ first known contact sexual abuse incident. One-hundre...

    Authors: Nadine McKillop, Sarah Brown, Richard Wortley and Stephen Smallbone
    Citation: Crime Science 2015 4:17
  14. Transit stations are acknowledged as particularly criminogenic settings. Transit stations may serve as crime “generators,” breeding crime because they bring together large volumes of people at particular geogr...

    Authors: Yasemin Irvin-Erickson and Nancy La Vigne
    Citation: Crime Science 2015 4:14
  15. Since its original publication, routine activity theory has proven most instructive for understanding temporal patterns in crime. The most prominent of the temporal crime patterns investigated is seasonality: ...

    Authors: Martin A Andresen and Nick Malleson
    Citation: Crime Science 2015 4:12
  16. It is well known that, due to that inherent differences in their underlying causal mechanisms, different types of crime will have variable impacts on different groups of people. Furthermore, the locations of v...

    Authors: Nick Malleson and Martin A Andresen
    Citation: Crime Science 2015 4:10
  17. This article further examines the phenomenon of aggression inside barrooms by relying on the “bouncer-ethnographer” methodology. The objective is to investigate variations in aggression through time and space ...

    Authors: Steve Geoffrion, Josette Sader, Frederic Ouellet and Remi Boivin
    Citation: Crime Science 2015 4:9
  18. This study provides information to assist those involved in performance measurement in police organisations. The strategies used to identify the literature are described. Thematic sections cover; general overv...

    Authors: Neena Tiwana, Gary Bass and Graham Farrell
    Citation: Crime Science 2015 4:1
  19. This article reviews the Space-Time Budget method developed by Wikström and colleagues and particularly discusses its relevance for criminological research. The Space-Time Budget method is a data collection in...

    Authors: Evelien M Hoeben, Wim Bernasco, Frank M Weerman, Lieven Pauwels and Sjoerd van Halem
    Citation: Crime Science 2014 3:12
  20. Since the pioneering early studies of the 1990s hinted at its promise as a research method, virtual reality (VR) technology has increasingly been used by social scientists. Given recent developments that have ...

    Authors: Jean-Louis van Gelder, Marco Otte and Eva C Luciano
    Citation: Crime Science 2014 3:10
  21. Emerging technologies such as broadband services and mobile and wireless technologies create not only benefits for the community but also risks (Choo, Smith, McCusker 78: iii, 2007). The implications of these ...

    Authors: Bas Stottelaar, Jeroen Senden and Lorena Montoya
    Citation: Crime Science 2014 3:8
  22. There is a broad consensus that the Internet has greatly expanded possibilities for traditional transit crimes such as wildlife trafficking. However, the extent to which the Internet is exploited by criminals ...

    Authors: Anita Lavorgna
    Citation: Crime Science 2014 3:5
  23. Driving a taxicab remains one of the most dangerous occupations in the United States, with leading homicide rates. Although safety equipment designed to reduce robberies exists, it is not clear what effect it ...

    Authors: Cammie Chaumont Menéndez, Harlan Amandus, Parisa Damadi, Nan Wu, Srinivas Konda and Scott Hendricks
    Citation: Crime Science 2014 3:4
  24. There is growing awareness of the increasing scope, scale, and threat of product counterfeiting. Awareness is also growing for the drafting of countermeasures that specifically address deceptive and non-decept...

    Authors: John Spink, Douglas C Moyer, Hyeonho Park and Justin A Heinonen
    Citation: Crime Science 2014 3:3
  25. Bayesian approaches to police decision support offer an improvement upon more commonly used statistical approaches. Common approaches to case decision support often involve using frequencies from cases similar...

    Authors: Jared C Allen
    Citation: Crime Science 2014 3:7

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