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Mobility and the distribution of crime

Adolescent offenders’ current whereabouts predict locations of their future crimes

Where adolescents currently spend their time is highly predictive of where they will commit crimes in the near and distant future, according to a study published in the...

Football stadium permanent safety risk for the neighbourhood

Research by the University of Ghent and NSCR has revealed that the presence of a football stadium increases the level of criminality in the neighbourhood. The number of...

The Oxford Handbook of Environmental Criminology

The Oxford Handbook of Environmental Criminology provides an overview of theory development and research into the influence of physical environmental characteristics on...

Cyber Crime Offender Profiling: The Human Factor Examined (Cyber COP)

In this research, which is funded by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO), we examine the profiles of cybercrime offenders. Research on the human...

SPACES

In the Simulation-based Prediction and Analysis of Collective Emotional States (SPACES) project an intelligent system will be developed to help guardians predict and...

The influence of awareness space on crime location choice

Why do crimes occur where they do? According to Brantingham and Brantingham’s crime pattern theory crime occurs at locations where attractive opportunities overlap...