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Risky business: A risk-based methodology to measure organized crime
This paper describes the result of two studies on the development of a methodology to measure organized crime. The purpose of these studies, tasked by the Belgian Federal Police and Minister forExpand
Dilemmas in applying strengths-based approaches in working with offenders with mental illness: a critical multidisciplinary review
Abstract The recent focus on extending risk assessment and treatment in forensic mental health with protective factors relates to the increasing interest in strengths-based approaches in variousExpand
What Makes Long Crime Trips Worth Undertaking? Balancing Costs and Benefits in Burglars’ Journey to Crime
This study taps into rational choice theory and scrutinizes the assumption that profit maximization and effort minimization govern decisions related to burglary behaviour and the journey to crime. ItExpand
A discrete spatial choice model of burglary target selection at the house-level
This article studies how burglars select a house to burglarize. We draw on the rational choice perspective to investigate how burglars select a target by relying on house-related attributes toExpand
How to research organised crime
DNA Databases as Alternative Data Sources for Criminological Research
DNA traces found at crime scenes and DNA records held in databases have already helped the police to solve numerous investigations into specific crimes. The police clearly benefit from the use ofExpand
Reducing Vulnerabilities to Crime of the European Waste Management Industry: the Research Base and the Prospects for Policy
This paper reports on aspects of a recent study, independently conducted and funded by the European Commission, which examines vulnerabilities in the waste management industry. In this paper, firstExpand