Crime recording within police forces has dramatically changed over the last 30 years. With the development and implementation of computerized systems and...
Category - Crime Research
Take a look at the research into the brains of serial killers including the statistics and the motivations behind their killing.
The criminal profiling technique of geographic profiling has been used in an academic research study to determine the real identity of the elusive street...
Examining the research on the warrior gene and its impact in criminology regarding the origins of violence and aggression in criminal behaviour.
Modern brain imagining is being used to explore the criminal brain, looking for biological factors which could lead to criminal behavior.
Meet Guardian Crime, an innovative project transforming FBI crime statistics into friendly graphics, accessible through a simple Twitter tweet.
In death penalty cases, how trustworthy a person looks may play a part in a jury’s decision to condemn them to death.
For children the lines between fiction and reality can often be blurred, as demonstrated in the recent Slenderman stabbing case.
According to research, through false memories it can take as little as a few hours for you to be convinced you are guilty of a crime you didn’t commit.
Research into the Columbine Effect has highlighted a contagious nature to mass school shootings with many shooters citing Columbine as their inspiration.
Exploring familicide cases and the psychological research behind such acts, the possible trigger factors and the profile of a family annihilator.
Healthcare professionals are trained to support and heal but for some, termed Healthcare Serial Killers, this can lead to a deadly game of murder.