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The psychology of criminal behaviour and criminal investigation
Coral Dando Ph.D.
Stop and search doubled in London during lockdown with more than 20,000 black males stopped and searched, which equates to over 1/4 black 15 to 24-year olds in the capital. Why?
Worldwide, conviction rates for human trafficking are negligible, but the numbers of women convicted are at odds with the statistical trends of female offending. Why?
Vulnerable victims can be disadvantaged by remote interviewing.
Extra funding and more places of refuge in lockdown for victims of domestic abuse are good, but vigorously prosecuting offenders early in the abuse timeline may be best.
Psychological coercion is one of the primary tools for grooming children for "county lines" criminal activity—it is effective, largely invisible, and can have a long-lasting impact.
Machines that detect lies seem a great idea for reducing terrorist attacks, but should we be worried that they may make things worse?
Coral Dando, Ph.D., is a Professor of Forensic Psychology at the University of Westminster, London. Prior to returning to education, Coral served over 10 years as a London police officer.