Smart ways to cut crime rates

Pressure on police force recruitment and prison systems could be reduced through more attention being paid to earlier interventions, rehabilitation and other “smart” approaches to crime […]

Peers can reduce repeat offending

A novel experiment in juvenile justice produces encouraging results, a Flinders University study reveals. In a new article in The British Journal of Criminology,  the College […]

Taking a hard line on crime

Does our criminal justice system punish offenders harshly enough or do convicted criminals deserve tougher penalties? Should civil society turn a blind eye to abuses and […]

Sights set on curbing ‘crime guns’

A community or sub-culture encouraging young men’s exposure and obsession with guns – as well as ready access to firearms and drugs – can make gun […]

Co-offenders provide key to crime patterns

A large volume of criminal offending involves two or more individuals acting collaboratively – yet detailed analysis of co-offending is lacking to obtain more detailed and […]

World of tomb raiders catches international eye

Flinders student Liam McGeagh has received a high commendation in the international Undergraduate Awards for his research on fighting the burgeoning illicit antiquities trade. Enrolled in […]