Editor's introduction: terrorism and violent extremism - LaFree G, Weerman F, Bijleveld C.
In 2012 the Journal of Quantitative Criminology released a previous special volume on "Quantitative Approaches to the Study of Terrorism." The contributions to this issue highlighted the methodological and statistical innovations that were taking place in ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

A gender-comparative exploration of women's and men's pathways to prison in Thailand - Russell T, Jeffries S, Hayes H, Thipphayamongkoludom Y, Chuenurah C.
In feminist criminology, there is a growing body of research exploring gendered pathways into prison. However, this research has focussed predominantly on women. There are few gender comparative studies. Further, most feminist pathways research is western ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Fewer Mass Shootings Occurred in 2020
By LISA MARIE PANE Associated Press If there’s one silver lining in a year marred by a deadly pandemic, civil unrest, and economic and political turmoil, it’s this: The number of mass shootings that happened in public was the lowest in more than a decade. Experts who research mass killings say there are two key reasons for the sharp drop-off. For one, most people avoided going out in public during coronavirus lockdowns, which meant fewer opportunities for slayings in workplaces or schools. For another, Americans were so focused on other tragedies that would-be gunmen were less likely to consider carrying ...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - December 30, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Mass Casualty Incidents MCI Source Type: news

Fewer Mass Shootings Occurred in 2020
By LISA MARIE PANE Associated Press If there’s one silver lining in a year marred by a deadly pandemic, civil unrest, and economic and political turmoil, it’s this: The number of mass shootings that happened in public was the lowest in more than a decade. Experts who research mass killings say there are two key reasons for the sharp drop-off. For one, most people avoided going out in public during coronavirus lockdowns, which meant fewer opportunities for slayings in workplaces or schools. For another, Americans were so focused on other tragedies that would-be gunmen were less likely to consider carrying ...
Source: JEMS Operations - December 30, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Mass Casualty Incidents MCI Source Type: news

Fewer Mass Shootings Occurred in 2020
By LISA MARIE PANE Associated Press If there’s one silver lining in a year marred by a deadly pandemic, civil unrest, and economic and political turmoil, it’s this: The number of mass shootings that happened in public was the lowest in more than a decade. Experts who research mass killings say there are two key reasons for the sharp drop-off. For one, most people avoided going out in public during coronavirus lockdowns, which meant fewer opportunities for slayings in workplaces or schools. For another, Americans were so focused on other tragedies that would-be gunmen were less likely to consider carrying ...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - December 30, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Mass Casualty Incidents MCI Source Type: news

Fewer Mass Shootings Occurred in 2020
By LISA MARIE PANE Associated Press If there’s one silver lining in a year marred by a deadly pandemic, civil unrest, and economic and political turmoil, it’s this: The number of mass shootings that happened in public was the lowest in more than a decade. Experts who research mass killings say there are two key reasons for the sharp drop-off. For one, most people avoided going out in public during coronavirus lockdowns, which meant fewer opportunities for slayings in workplaces or schools. For another, Americans were so focused on other tragedies that would-be gunmen were less likely to consider carrying ...
Source: JEMS Latest News - December 30, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Mass Casualty Incidents MCI Source Type: news

Fewer Mass Shootings Occurred in 2020
By LISA MARIE PANE Associated Press If there’s one silver lining in a year marred by a deadly pandemic, civil unrest, and economic and political turmoil, it’s this: The number of mass shootings that happened in public was the lowest in more than a decade. Experts who research mass killings say there are two key reasons for the sharp drop-off. For one, most people avoided going out in public during coronavirus lockdowns, which meant fewer opportunities for slayings in workplaces or schools. For another, Americans were so focused on other tragedies that would-be gunmen were less likely to consider carrying ...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - December 30, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Mass Casualty Incidents MCI Source Type: news

Fewer Mass Shootings Occurred in 2020
By LISA MARIE PANE Associated Press If there’s one silver lining in a year marred by a deadly pandemic, civil unrest, and economic and political turmoil, it’s this: The number of mass shootings that happened in public was the lowest in more than a decade. Experts who research mass killings say there are two key reasons for the sharp drop-off. For one, most people avoided going out in public during coronavirus lockdowns, which meant fewer opportunities for slayings in workplaces or schools. For another, Americans were so focused on other tragedies that would-be gunmen were less likely to consider carrying ...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - December 30, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Mass Casualty Incidents MCI Source Type: news

Nigeria: Country's First Criminologist, Olufemi Odekunle, Dies of Covid-19
[Daily Trust] The first professor of criminology in Nigeria and member of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Olufemi Odekunle, is dead. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 30, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Linking Luojia 1-01 nightlight imagery to urban crime - Liu L, Zhou H, Lan M, Wang Z.
Various environmental criminology theories and empirical studies have linked the urban environment to crime. The crime pattern theory, in particular, argues that edges, either social or physical, affect crime. A recent study has combined both social and ph... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Reactive and proactive aggression in sexual homicide offenders - James J, Higgs T, Langevin S.
The objective of this study was to test whe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Cyberstalking victimization: an empirical assessment of RAT among female Iranian college students - Kabiri S, Choi J, Shadmanfaat SMS, Lee J.
The role of routine activity theory (RAT) as a guiding theoretical approach to understand online victimization has been well documented. However, the recent emphasis in criminology on its applicability to online victimization has largely been based on evid... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

On the future of the individual longitudinal age-crime curve - Le Blanc M.
This article serves as our memorial for the outstanding contribution of Rolf Loeber to developmental criminology. His salient paper on the future of the study of the age-crime curve (2012) is the focal point. AIMS: Follow some research trai... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

What if they are all high-risk for attrition? Correlates of retention in a longitudinal study of reentry from prison - Clark KJ, Mitchell MM, Fahmy C, Pyrooz DC, Decker SH.
Longitudinal data are essential to research in criminology and criminal justice. Despite attrition's implications for validity, understanding its sources is underexplored empirically. We examine the correlates of retention using covariates organized into d... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Combining group-based interventions for intimate partner violence perpetrators with comorbid substance use: an Australian study of cross-sector practitioner views - Meyer S, Burley J, Fitz-Gibbon K.
The connection between intimate partner violence (IPV) perpetration and problematic alcohol and/ or other drug (AOD) use has been well established in public health, social work and criminology research. Despite the overwhelming evidence of the correlation ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Perceived peer delinquency, proactive criminal thinking, neighborhood disorder, and serious offending: moderated mediation and theoretical integration - Walters GD.
This paper illustrates how theoretical integration in criminology might be achieved, in part, through the use of such research methodologies as mediation and moderation. Analyzing data from the first three waves of the National Youth Survey (N = 1725, 53.2... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

When being bad is good? Bringing neutralization theory to subcultural narratives of right-wing violence - Colvin S, Pisoiu D.
Bringing together terrorism studies, subcultural theory, and narrative criminology, we here test the thesis that neutralization theory might be (further) developed to provide a framework for understanding stories of ideologically informed subcultural viole... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Exploring the potential association between gang membership and health outcomes in a longitudinal sample of youth and young adults - Rima D, Sholpan M, Gulzagira A, Meruert B, Beaver KM.
PURPOSE Health criminology is an emerging line of inquiry that has focused on the association between crime/criminality and health outcomes. The current study sought to add to this literature by examining the potential connection between gang membership a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Neurobiology and crime: a neuro-ethical perspective - Focquaert F.
Current neurobiological research in the field of criminology focuses on the neurobiological characteristics associated with antisocial behavior, the prediction of antisocial behavior later in life based on neurobiological risk factors, and the ways in whic... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Murphy receives funding for risk-need-responsivity project
(George Mason University) Amy Murphy, Project Director, Advancing Correctional Excellence (ACE!), Criminology, Law and Society, received $8,000 from the Bureau of Justice Assistance for: 'Maricopa County RNR FY21.' (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - September 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Lum and Koper studying impact of COVID-19 On Fairfax County Police Department
(George Mason University) Cynthia Lum, Professor and Director, Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy, Criminology, Law and Society, and Christopher Koper, Principal Fellow and Associate Professor, Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy, Criminology, Law and Society, are conducting analyses to help the Fairfax County Police Department prepare, prevent, and respond to ongoing challenges posed by COVID-19. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - August 21, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Theft with violence in criminology aspect: how people dealing with law? - Muhajirin A, Ismail AG.
Theft is a crime that can harm others. One of them is the crime of theft with violence and weighting. The theft with violence and weighting is theft carried out accompanied by violence against the victim and taking the victim's belongings (Jabar, Bjorkman,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Spiritual Jewish criminology: the basic premises and the Pyramid - Ben Yair Y.
Religion and spiritual traditions entail vast wisdom and knowledge which have proved their productivity in achieving criminal rehabilitation, crime desistance, and crime prevention. Unfortunately, the literature on their role is relatively scarce and was n... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Redlich and Quas studying intelligence gathering in human trafficking
(George Mason University) Allison Redlich, Professor, Criminology, Law and Society, and Jodi Quas, Professor of Psychological Science and Nursing Science at the University of California, Irvine, are working to understand the best ways to question victims of human trafficking. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

UMD addresses African vulture poisoning with global disease and biodiversity implications
(University of Maryland) In a new paper published in Global Ecology and Conservation, University of Maryland researchers collaborated with international leaders in wildlife conservation to produce recommendations for vulture poisoning control in Southern Africa. Vultures act as nature's most critical scavengers, working as ecosystem garbage disposals and disinfectors to maintain animal, environmental, and human health. Findings highlight the issue from a conservation and criminology perspective, recommending a more coordinated and holistic approach to regulation, education, and enforcement. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Breaking down the pseudo-pacification process: eight critiques of ultra-realist crime causation theory - Wood MA, Anderson B, Richards I.
This paper critically examines ultra-realist criminology's two central crime causation theories: the breakdown of the pseudo-pacification process and special liberty. We identify a number of shortcomings in these theories pertaining to (1) their explanatio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Should police be on mental health calls?
Ejaz Choudry. D’Andre Campbell. Rodney Levi. In the last few weeks, several Canadians struggling with their mental health have been shot and killed by police after authorities were called. Today on Front Burner, Jennifer Lavoie, a criminology professor who helps train police on how to handle mental health calls, talks to Josh Bloch about why this issue persists, and how it can be stopped. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - June 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News Source Type: news

Profiling of lone terrorists is flawed
(Flinders University) Terrorism has typically been considered an organised activity undertaken by networks of individuals who share a collective identity and purpose. However, in recent years, media, law enforcement and scholarly attention has increasingly focused on the construct of the lone terrorist - although Flinders University criminology expert Associate Professor David Bright argues that this approach may be flawed. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

"So much for protect and serve": queer male survivors' perceptions of negative police experiences - Meyer D.
The author employs a critical queer criminology approach to examine the negative reporting experiences of queer men who have been sexually assaulted. Based on qualitative, in-depth interviews, findings reveal that queer men of color's perceptions differed ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Why do criminology and criminal justice students choose their major? An examination of parental, personality, and other individual characteristics - Ridener R, Kuehn S, Scott PW.
A truism concerning college attendance is that the knowledge and experiences gained from it have the ability to change one's attitudes and beliefs. In regard to criminology and criminal justice (C&CJ) education, this has led researchers to assume that what... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Crowdsourcing criminology: social media and citizen policing in missing person cases - Gray G, Benning B.
Criminology is undergoing a process of innovation and experimentation with the rise of social media. Although police have traditionally been the locus of legal enforcement, ordinary citizens are increasingly afforded opportunities to participate in crowdso... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Assessing general strain theory and measures of victimization, 2002-2018 - Barbieri N, Clipper SJ, Narvey C, Rude A, Craig JM, Piquero NL.
General Strain Theory (GST) is one of the leading theories of crime and delinquency in the field of criminology, with victimization identified as a leading source of strain due to the frequency and prevalence of its experience. However, measures of victimi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Can yoga overcome criminality? The impact of yoga on recidivism in Israeli prisons - Kovalsky S, Hasisi B, Haviv N, Elisha E.
In recent years, yoga practices have been integrated into formal prison rehabilitation programs of the Israel Prison Service (IPS), as part of the informal education system, giving rise to innovative criminological theories such as positive criminology tha... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Can yoga overcome criminality? The impact of yoga on recidivism in Israeli prisons - Kovalsky S, Hasisi B, Haviv N, Elisha E.
In recent years, yoga practices have been integrated into informal education programs of the Israel Prison Service (IPS), given rise to innovative criminological theories such as positive criminology that emphasize the development of offenders' strengths b... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Koper & Lum studying policing innovations to reduce serious crashes on rural roads
(George Mason University) Christopher Koper, Associate Professor, Criminology, Law and Society, and Cynthia Lum,Professor and Director, Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy (CEBCP), Criminology, Law and Society, are conducting an evaluation of the implementation and effects of an evidence-based, data-driven, place-based, and problem-solving patrol strategy to significantly reduce serious injury and fatal vehicle crashes on Iowa roadways. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Rural criminology - a challenge for the future - Me ško G.
Donnermeyer (2016) states that nearly 50% of the world' s population lives in rural areas, but historically, only a handful of criminological studies have focused on crime in rural settings. Wells and Weisheit (2012) found that the rurality of the study si... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Newsmaking criminology in Australia and New Zealand: results from a mixed methods study of criminologists' media engagement - Iliadis M, Richards I, Wood MA.
'Newsmaking criminology', as described by Barak, is the process by which criminologists contribute to the generation of 'newsworthy' media content about crime and justice, often through their engagement with broadcast and other news media. While newsmaking... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Gill studying crime reduction best practices for rural communities
(George Mason University) Charlotte Gill, Associate Professor/Deputy Director, Criminology, Law and Society, received $100,803 from the US Department of Justice Community Oriented Policing Services for the project: 'Translating Crime Reduction Best and Emerging Practices for Small and Rural Agencies.' (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - March 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Translational criminology and its importance in policing: a review - Nichols J, Wire S, Wu X, Sloan M, Scherer A.
Translational criminology is a decision-making perspective that emphasizes the dynamic coproduction of evidence by researchers and practitioners, focusing on obstacles to and facilitators of evidence generation and utilization. It incorporates several othe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

A four-phase process for translating research into police practice - Santos RG, Santos RB.
This article presents a framework that extends the discussion of translational criminology and the dynamic process of translating research to practice. The goal is to provide an explicit dissection of the translation process into four phases to help outlin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Weisburd studying police stops, crime prevention, and community reaction
(George Mason University) David Weisburd, Distinguished Professor/Executive Director, Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy, Criminology, Law and Society, and co-Principal Investigator Robert Davis, Chief Social Scientist with the National Police Foundation, are working on a project titled: 'Police Stops, Crime Prevention, and Community Reaction: A Randomized Field Experiment at Violent Crime Hot Spots.' (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Gill receives funding for rainier beach: A beautiful safe place for youth evaluation
(George Mason University) Charlotte Gill, Associate Professor/Deputy Director, Criminology, Law and Society, is serving as Principal Investigator on an ongoing evaluation of " Rainier Beach: A Beautiful Safe Place for Youth (ABSPY), " a community-led, place-based youth crime prevention project in crime hot spots in the Rainier Beach neighborhood of Seattle, Washington. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Beyond Goodfellas and The Godfather: the Cosa Nostra families' rise and fall
(University of Chicago Press Journals) Since 1979 the Crime and Justice series has presented a review of the latest international research, providing expertise to enhance the work of sociologists, psychologists, criminal lawyers, justice scholars, and political scientists. The series explores a full range of issues concerning crime, its causes, and its cures. In both the review and the thematic volumes, Crime and Justice offers an interdisciplinary approach to address core issues in criminology. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

What they don't know says a lot: residents' knowledge of neighborhood crime in contemporary China - Shen Y, Messner SF, Liu J, Sampson RJ.
OBJECTIVES: Our study questions the common assumption of random DK responses in criminology survey data and emphasizes the importance of understanding and handling DK for gaining substantive criminological knowledge. It examines the individual-level and ne... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Lum & Koper studying investigation, clearance rates, victim restoration in robbery cases
(George Mason University) Cynthia Lum, Professor, Criminology, Law and Society, and Director, Evidence-Based Crime Policy, and Christopher Koper, Associate Professor, Criminology, Law and Society, are conducting a multi-site randomized experiment with the Rochester (NY) and Seattle (WA) police departments to develop and test a structured and cost-effective investigation protocol for robbery -- one of the most common, yet least-solved violent crimes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Understanding the differential effects of land uses on crime: an examination across Philadelphia neighbourhoods - Wo JC.
Although criminology presumes that the physical structural qualities of neighbourhoods have important consequences for crime, there is a dearth of research to test the effects of different land uses on crime rates. Using data on a sample of Philadelphia ce... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Going spatial: applying egohoods to fear of crime research - Glas I, Engbersen G, Snel E.
A central theme in criminology is how fear of crime is influenced by the residential context. Most researchers rely on administrative neighbourhoods to define context. These administrative units do not necessarily align with how inhabitants experience thei... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Sexual victimization against transgender women in prison: consent and coercion in context - Jenness V, Sexton L, Sumner J.
In this article, we conjoin two long-standing lines of inquiry in criminology--the study of prison life and the study of sexual assault--by using original qualitative and quantitative data from 315 transgender women incarcerated in 27 California men's pris... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Short-term association between ambient temperature and homicide in South Africa: a case-crossover study - Gates A, Klein M, Acquaotta F, Garland RM, Scovronick N.
BACKGROUND: Criminology research has traditionally investigated sociodemographic predictors of crime, such as sex, race, age, and socioeconomic status. However, evidence suggests that short-term fluctuations in crime often vary more than long-term trends, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

What is CPTED? Reconnecting theory with application in the words of users and abusers - Armitage R, Monchuk L.
Crime prevention through environmental design (CPTED) represents a multifaceted approach to crime reduction that draws upon theories from environmental criminology, architecture and urban design and requires the commitment of agencies as diverse as police,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news