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More should be done for female parolees

As the female prison population grows, a new study funded partly by the National Science Foundation says more should be done to help women...

Are Southern death-row inmates more polite?

Southern states are known to uphold a culture of honor and adhere to traditional politeness norms, but does this hold true for death-row convicts?...

Negative effects of joining a gang last long after gang membership...

Imagine two children, both with the exact same risk factors for joining a gang. As teenagers, one joins a gang, the other doesn’t. Even...

FBI Releases Preliminary Semiannual Crime Statistics for 2013

Statistics released today in the FBI’s Preliminary Semiannual Uniform Crime Report reveal declines in both the violent crime and the property crime reported in the first...

Shadowy world of Britain’s discount hitmen revealed

Contract killing is one of the least studied, but most intriguing areas of organized crime; and new research into British hitmen has found that...

Brief visit induces the social attitudes of that neighborhood

Spending as little as 45 minutes in a high-crime, deprived neighbourhood can have measurable effects on people's trust in others and their feelings of...

Half of black males, 40 percent of white males arrested by...

Nearly half of black males and almost 40 percent of white males in the U.S. are arrested by age 23, which can hurt their...

Computer model anticipates crime hot spots

A unique collaboration between a University of California, Riverside sociologist and the Indio Police Department has produced a computer model that predicts, by census...

Tracking criminal movement using math

One way to study criminal behavior and predict a criminal’s next move is by analyzing his or her movement. Several mathematical models have addressed...

Survey shows limited use of sex offender registry

Texas has the second largest sex offender registry in the country, but relatively few people are accessing it or using it to develop protective...

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