News tagged with crime

California smartphone 'kill switch' bill advances

On a second attempt, California lawmakers have advanced a bill that would require electronics manufacturers to install a shut-off function in all smartphones as a way to deter what one senator called a crime wave of thefts.

dateMay 08, 2014 in Other
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Study suggests cash affects crime

Drug dealers are not known for their financial flexibility. Credit cards are rarely used; cash is king. So, if there was less cash in circulation throughout society, would crime rates decline?

dateApr 14, 2014 in Social Sciences
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Measuring crime risk on the London Underground

A University of Huddersfield criminologist who has been working closely with authorities in London to cut crime on one of the world's busiest transport systems will appear before a House of Commons select committee to describe ...

dateApr 04, 2014 in Social Sciences
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