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Crime Science
An Interdisciplinary Journal
Editors-in-Chief:
Dr. Gloria Laycock Jill Dando Institute of Security and Crime Science University College London London, UK Dr. Jerry Ratcliffe Department of Criminal Justice Temple University Philadelphia, PA USA

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Associate Editors:
Dr. Marianne Junger Faculty of Management and Governance University of Twente Enschede, The Netherlands Dr. Pieter Hartel Department of Computer Science University of Twente Enschede, The Netherlands

About
Crime Science is a stringently peer-reviewed, fully-open access journal, published by Springer as part of the SpringerOpen range of fully-open access journals. It launched in February 2012 and is currently accepting manuscripts for review. For more information and to submit a manuscript, please visit the journal online at crimesciencejournal.com.

Aims & Scope


Crime Science is an international, interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal, with an applied focus. The journals main focus is research articles and systematic reviews that reflect the growing cooperation of a variety of fields, including environmental criminology, economics, engineering, geography, public health, psychology, statistics, and urban planning, on improving the detection, prevention, and understanding of all forms of crime and disorder, including cyber-crime and terrorism. Crime Science will also publish theoretical articles that are relevant to the field, for example, approaches that integrate theories from different disciplines. The goal of the journal is to broaden the scientific base for the understanding, analysis, and control of crime and disorder. It is aimed at researchers, practitioners and policy-makers with an interest in crime reduction. It will also publish short contributions on timely topics including crime patterns, technological advances for detection and prevention, and analytical techniques, and on the crime reduction applications of research from a wide range of fields.

Article Types
Research articles: focused reports of data from original Short contributions: short, focused and opinion articles empirical research. These articles will form the of contemporary interest flagging new crime patterns, majority of content for the journal. trends, crime prevention methods, analytic techniques. Systematic reviews: reviews of the literature focusing on the effectiveness of technologies and policies aiming to prevent specific forms of crime and disorder. Theoretical articles: these articles should renew the theoretical debate in the field of Crime Science and show how theory is related to practice.

Crime Science
Editorial Board
Steven Bishop Department of Mathematics University College London, London, UK Patricia Brantingham Institute for Canadian Urban Research Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada Jeff Brantingham Department of Anthropology University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA Peter Childs Department of Engineering Imperial College London, London, UK Ron Clarke School of Criminal Justice Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA Rachel Cooper Department of Design Management Lancaster University, Lancaster,UK Paul Cozens Design Out Crime Research Centre Curtin University, Bentley, WA, Australia John Eck School of Criminal Justice University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA Paul Ekblom Design Against Crime Research Centre University of the Arts, London, UK Graham Farrell Midlands Centre for Criminology and Criminal Justice Loughborough University, Leicestershire, UK Marcus Felson Department of Criminal Justice Texas State University, San Marcos, TX, US Kevin Hilton School of Design University of Northumbria, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK Ross Homel Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia Mike Hough Institute for Criminal Policy Research University of London, London, UK Neil Johnsson Department of Physics University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA

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Lawrence Kobilinsky Department of Forensic Science John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY, New York, NY, USA Johannes Knutsson Police Research Norwegian Police University College, Oslo, Norway Bill Lionheart School of Mathematics Manchester University, Manchester, UK Mangai Natarajan Department of Sociology John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY, New York, NY, USA Dave Parish School of Electronics, Electrical, & Systems Engineering Loughborough University, Leicestershire, UK Ken Pease Midlands Centre for Criminology and Criminal Justice Loughborough University, Leicestershire, UK George Rengert Department of Criminal Justice Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, USA Ernesto Savona Transcrime Institute Universities of Milano & Trento, Milan, Italy Mike Scott School of Law University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, USA Alfonso Serrano Mallo Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice Universidad Nacional de Educacion a Distancia, Madrid, Spain Robert Speller Department of Medical Physics and Bioengineering University College London, London, UK Nick Tilley Department of Security and Crime Science University College London and Nottingham Trent University, UK Richard Wortley Department of Security and Crime Science University College London, London, UK