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    The Stockholm Criminology Symposium

    The Stockholm Criminology Symposium is an annual event which attracts some 500 attendees from all over the world. The Symposium is organized by the Swedish National Council for...
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    29th German Prevention Congress

    The 29 th German Prevention Congress will take place in Cottbus/Chóśebuz in Brandenburg, Germany, on 10 th and 11 th of June 2024. The German Prevention Congress – DPT is one of...

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In the spotlight

  • Mythbuster - Getting smart on crime with a holistic approach

    Crime is simply too complex for a one-size-fits-all approach. Instead, we should combine both prevention and repression in a holistic approach that balances both.
  • Mythbuster - Awareness-raising never hurts, does it?

    There is little evidence that awareness in and of itself is able to prompt behavioural change, and consequently, that it can contribute much to crime prevention.
  • Mythbuster - The fight against serious and organised crime: international cooperation or local approaches?

    Local preventionists and police officers, too, have important roles to play in the prevention of, and fight against, organised crime.