ArchiveMay 15, 2015

Compelling evidence that broken windows theory of crime is true

What is “broken windows“? The broken windows theory is a criminological theory of the norm-setting and signaling effect of urban disorder and vandalism on additional crime and anti-social behavior. The theory states that maintaining and monitoring urban environments to prevent small crimes such as vandalism, public drinking and toll-jumping helps to create an atmosphere of order and...

Data on female serial killers

Female serial killers are more rare than their male counterparts, but they aren’t nonexistent; about one in six serial murderers is a woman. […] She and her colleagues started at murderpedia.org, an online encyclopedia of serial killers and mass murderers. They ultimately identified sixty-four female serial killers who were active between 1821 and 2008. The researchers then used reputable...

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