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  1. 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

    Content type: Research

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  2. 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

    Content type: Theoretical Article

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  3. 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

    Content type: Theoretical Article

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  4. 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

    Content type: Research

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  5. 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

    Content type: Research

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  6. 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

    Content type: Research

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  7. 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

    Content type: Research

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  8. 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

    Content type: Research

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  9. 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

    Content type: Research

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  10. 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

    Content type: Research

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  11. 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

    Content type: Research

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  12. 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

    Content type: Research

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  13. 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

    Content type: Research

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  14. 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

    Content type: Research

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  15. 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

    Content type: Research

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  16. A review was conducted to identify possible applications of artificial intelligence and related technologies in the perpetration of crime. The collected examples were used to devise an approximate taxonomy of ...

    Authors: M. Caldwell, J. T. A. Andrews, T. Tanay and L. D. Griffin

    Citation: Crime Science 2020 9:14

    Content type: Research

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  17. There is general agreement that the frequency of crime decreases with the distance from the offender’s home. By way of exception to this distance decay pattern, the buffer zone hypothesis states that offenders...

    Authors: Wim Bernasco and Remco van Dijke

    Citation: Crime Science 2020 9:8

    Content type: Systematic Review

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    The Retraction Note to this article has been published in Crime Science 2021 10:8

  18. Predictive policing and crime analytics with a spatiotemporal focus get increasing attention among a variety of scientific communities and are already being implemented as effective policing tools. The goal of...

    Authors: Ourania Kounadi, Alina Ristea, Adelson Araujo Jr. and Michael Leitner

    Citation: Crime Science 2020 9:7

    Content type: Systematic Review

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  19. We recently rejected the hypothesis that increases in cybercrime may have caused the international crime drop. Critics subsequently argued that offenders switched from physical crime to cybercrime in recent ye...

    Authors: Graham Farrell and Daniel Birks

    Citation: Crime Science 2020 9:4

    Content type: Short Contribution

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