Lero researchers at University College Dublin have developed a low cost device that can help police forces in developing countries or with limited budgets to capture digital and computer data at crime scenes.
Shoplifting is a serious problem. Although it is often perceived as an "ordinary crime" due to its supposed victimless nature, in fact it costs the UK's retail industry £335m a year. And part of this cost is passed on to ...
Samer Al-khateeb, a graduate student in UALR's Applied Science Department, recently presented original research at the International Conference on Digital Forensics and Cyber Crime at Yale University.
Apartment dwellers more likely to fear crime in their neighbourhood but feel safer at home than those in detached homes
Do you feel safe at home by yourself at night? Depends where you live. According to a new study by Professor Heather Rollwagen, apartment dwellers are three times more likely to feel safe inside their home if they are alone, ...
If it seems as if most terrorists are Muslims and almost all immigrant lawbreakers are Latinos, it may be because you're watching national TV news - not because those things are true.
Fans of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and similar TV shows know that forensic entomology involves the use of insects and other arthropods in legal matters, including homicide cases. Entomologists who are properly trained ...
The final stages are near completion for the launch of a law enforcement social media network designed exclusively for the men and women in blue.
The Czech Republic has been hit by an unprecedented wave of cyber attacks this week, with investigators stumped over their origin amid concerns they could lead to worse mayhem.
Experts from Cardiff University are developing a statistical tool that uses social media to make real-time predictions of where hate crimes may occur.
Muslim communities may not be as victimised by violent crime, or as dissatisfied with the police as is widely suggested and believed, according to new research by a Cambridge academic.