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The Human Factor of Cybercrime

Cybercrimes are often viewed as technical offences that require technical solutions, such as antivirus programs or automated intrusion detection tools. However, these...

Deterrence versus procedural justice. Successfully reducing reoffending

NSCR researcher Anja Dirkzwager, together with Peter van der Laan and Paul Nieuwbeerta, has received a grant in the NWO Open Competition for the project Deterrence...

Bystander effect in street disputes disquestioned

During escalating disputes and fights on the street, bystanders nearly always intervene to help calm things down, reveals research from NSCR. Together with colleagues...

How can the police prevent a conflict between members of the public escalating?

On behalf of Politie & Wetenschap (Police & Science), NSCR is starting a study into police interventions in conflicts between members of the public on the...

Are young people encouraged by their criminal brother or sister?

During his internship at NSCR, Twan Huijsmans investigated to what extent the delinquent behaviour of young people has an influence on their siblings. He was the first...

Out of prison, out of crime? PhD research women after detention

About 40% of female ex-prisoners are remanded, and half commit another crime. NSCR/VU Amsterdam criminologist Elanie Rodermond investigated which factors play a role in...

Themanummer innovatieve methoden in criminologisch onderzoek

3 October: Symposium Crime & Genetics

Wednesday 3 October | 09.00 – 15.30 | VU University | Amsterdam Sign up.   Hundreds of twin and adoption studies have shown human behavior is influenced by...

The Oxford Handbook of Offender Decision Making: insight into criminal behavior

The Oxford Handbook or Offender Decision Making is expected to be the reference work on perpetrators and how they get to their criminal behavior. NSCR researchers Wim...

Amsterdam Research Seminar: An intergenerational perspective on criminal behaviour | 17 June

In this Research Seminar organized by the Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement (NSCR), we proudly present several important international...

Unemployment and crime since 1920

Unemployment and crime since 1920

The relationship between the labour market and criminal behaviour has been of longstanding interest in the social sciences. The intuitive appeal of the argument that...