My family is from Manchester. I lived there, and I absolutely love it there. I am shocked and saddened by the attacks in Manchester, particularly aimed at young…… Read more “Manchester Terror Attacks: Thoughts about the aftermath and where to from here”
How do you stop theft or other crowd related activity (i.e. pickpocketing, especially wallets and mobile phones)? One of the answers is spacing. Make sure you give people room to look at items freely, without having to stand close to someone. Shop theft largely occurs due to opportunity – i.e. lack of surveillance (either a shop keeper or CCTV, usually both), an item that’s easy to pickpocket, and a split-second decision to take the item. Clues Booktown did this really well.
In my second post, I talked about what Criminology is: ‘Basically it’s the study of crime – who causes, why and how to prevent it. Then the idea…… Read more “Why Culture Counts in Criminology”
Welcome back! I’d like to share some of my favourite TED talks in regards to crime and criminology. The talks are intended for any audience, so everyone…… Read more “Criminology – TED-talks”
Hello! Welcome back. In this blog post, I thought I’d start with the basics, and talk about what Criminology actually is. This post is inspired by a…… Read more “So What Exactly is Criminology?”