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Crime, Security and Society
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ISSN (Print) 2398-130X
Published by U of Huddersfield Homepage  [10 journals]
  • How contemporary theory informs lie detection accuracy and bias

    • Abstract: Lie detection research has reached a stage where theory building is possible. We believe practitioners should contribute to theory as it is being developed. With this in mind, we briefly review contemporary theories - namely the Adaptive Lie Detector theory and Truth Default Theory - and consider the practical implications for reducing bias and increasing accuracy when making lie-truth [...]
      PubDate: Mon, 07 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +000
  • Physical Activity as an Intervention with Young People Exhibiting Harmful
           Sexual Behaviour: A Review

    • Abstract: A number of treatment approaches have been used with young people who exhibit harmful sexual behaviour (YPHSB). Other young offenders (OYO) have sometimes received an alternative form of treatment - physical activity (PA)-based intervention. Positive outcomes have been reported for these young people. Some authorities have argued that YPHSB and OYO are similar in terms of their psychosocial [...]
      PubDate: Wed, 19 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +000
  • Mindfulness as a Psychological Approach to Managing Self-Harming
           Behaviours: Application and Review within Clinical Settings

    • Abstract: Given the prevalence of suicide and self-harm throughout global societies, the need to more readily manage associated behaviours is of central importance. Particularly as in many countries and cultures harmful acts towards oneself remain a prosecutable crime if the person in crisis survives. Yet despite once constituting a novel approach, mindfulness techniques within clinical settings have [...]
      PubDate: Tue, 18 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +000
  • Effect of decomposition on clothing damage evidence: A preliminary study

    • Abstract: Textiles are generally present when a crime takes place and, in some cases, may be directly linked to a crime. Due to changes that occur to fabric over time, there is a risk of clothing damage being misinterpreted, and vital evidence being missed. This study is the first of a number of studies exploring the effect of decomposition upon clothing damage evidence following a stabbing. Sections of [...]
      PubDate: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +000
  • Editorial

    • Abstract: I was delighted to take over from Dr Jason Roach as Editor of the Crime, Security and Society journal earlier this year. The Editorial Board and I are hoping to build on the success of the inaugural issue and showcase some exciting research in the security and crime detection and analysis fields. I am indebted to the Editorial Board and reviewers for enabling this second issue to come to fruition [...]
      PubDate: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +000
  • Editorial

    • Abstract: Editorial for Issue 1 of Crime, Security and Society
      PubDate: Wed, 07 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +000
  • If the Shoe Fits: Proposing a Randomised Control Trial on the effect of a
           digitised in-custody footwear technology compared to a paper-based
           footwear method.

    • Abstract: In order to address the issue of footwear capture from individuals arrested for recordable crime, technology has been developed, which is known as Tread Finder. This technology and development was made possible through Home Office Police Innovation Funding. Tread Finder is now a finished product and the technology has been deployed into a North London custody suite. Tread Finder incorporates the [...]
      PubDate: Wed, 07 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +000
  • Do more immigrants equal more crime' Drawing a bridge between first
           generation immigrant concentration and recorded crime rates

    • Abstract: Immigration and its relationship with crime have long been discussed and researched in a variety of manners. There has been focus on a wide spectrum of research questions concerning the issue, such as public perceptions, immigrant perceptions, crime rates and immigration trends. The present article considers the crime rates in the areas of the UK with the highest concentrations of [...]
      PubDate: Wed, 07 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +000
  • Closing the loophole: time to clip Hizballah’s ‘wings’

    • Abstract: Following the terrorist attack in central London on 3rd June 2017, the Prime Minister declared, ‘Enough is enough’ in relation to violent extremism. Just 15 days later, however, the flag of the proscribed terrorist group, Hizballah, was paraded through central London without police intervention. This is because of a loophole by which UK legislation proscribes only Hizballah’s military ‘wing’, but [...]
      PubDate: Wed, 07 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +000
  • Forensic Entomology: an overview.

    • Abstract: Insects are the most important, in terms of number and diversity, group of animals on the earth. Insects have colonized all the world’s environments and are associated with both human life and death. Although their economical and sanitary importance is well documented, in the past few years they have been used also in a forensic context. In forensic entomology, necrophagous insects have proved [...]
      PubDate: Wed, 07 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +000
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