The pandemic and adopted measures present a great challenge for public health, social life, the economy, and (violent) crime. In a series of blogs, we examine to what extent the pandemic has impacted violent crime. First, we discuss causality and the potential mechanisms at work.
The presence of multiple providers of policing during an existential crisis can accelerate the pluralisation of policing and exacerbate trends of securitisation. How can multi-actor policing activities be managed in crisis situations to counterbalance this likely drift to excessive securitisation?
A four-year landmark inquiry uncovered credible evidence of 39 unlawful executions and two cases of torture, committed by the Australian special forces in Afghanistan. This blog post explains the conduct of the soldiers from an ethical leadership perspective.