Prevention

  • Jalisco New Generation Cartel

    The Jalisco New Generation Cartel (CJNG) has evolved from a minor faction into Mexico's leading criminal organization, posing significant challenges to security both nationally and internationally. This essay delves into the methodology underlying the rise of the CJNG, focusing on…
  • Violence and militarisation in Guerrero

    Guerrero, one of Mexico's most emblematic states, has been the scene of a complex interplay of factors that have led to an environment of violence and militarisation with a profound social impact on its communities. Guerrero: Historical and Geopolitical Context…
  • Nitazenes: synthetic opioids more potent than fentanyl

    The emergence and impact of Nitazenes in the illicit drug market Nitazenes, a class of synthetic opioids, were originally developed in the 1950s with the intention of being used as pain relievers. However, they never received approval for marketing for…
  • Top 10 AI solutions for crime in Mexico

    An Introduction to the Current Issues in Mexico Mexico's battle against organized crime and various forms of illegal activities poses a complex challenge that deeply affects its society, economy, and governance. Positioned at the nexus between North America and Central…
  • Religious beliefs in radicalisation processes

    In exploring the terrain of religious radicalization and its underpinnings, the lines between sacred and religious violence often blur, presenting a significant challenge for empirical research. Cavanaugh compellingly argues that not only is this delineation challenging, but the rigid categorization…
  • An introduction to environmental criminology

    Environmental criminology emerges as a crucial field of study focused on environmental crimes and broader damages to the environment, adopting a "green" perspective towards ecological justice, environmental legislation, and criminality that affects both the natural environment and non-human species. This…
  • Explore South America’s safest destinations by 2024

    South America stands as a landscape of contrasts where natural beauty, historical treasures, and vibrant cultural diversity weave together, enticing travelers with its rich array of attractions. From the dense Amazon jungle to the colorful celebrations of Brazil's Carnival, the…
  • Trafficking in human beings: current situation

    The advent of the digital age has revolutionized human interaction and access to information. However, it has also paved the way for new avenues of criminal activity, particularly in human trafficking. The Role of Technology in Facilitating Human Trafficking The…
  • The role of the media in the perpetration of violence

    The influence of media on learned behavior, particularly its potential role in promoting criminal activities, is a controversial topic within psychological and sociological circles. This debate is particularly pertinent in the context of television, cinema, and, increasingly, digital media. The…
  • Anomie and social deviance: an analysis from Merton’s theory.

    The theory of anomie, developed within the framework of functionalist currents by figures such as Robert King Merton and influenced by Emile Durkheim, offers a critical perspective on social dynamics and deviation. This theory stands out for its focus on…
  • Crime prevention strategies

    Crime prevention encompasses a range of actions aimed at stopping crimes before they occur. Its evolution over time reflects various philosophical influences. To achieve the goal of maintaining social peace, two types of measures are needed: indirect measures that address…
  • Race as a bias in criminal profiling

    Currently, two types of criminal profiling are used in policing: inductive and deductive. Inductive profiling relies on information from criminals who have committed similar crimes to determine the likely characteristics of the perpetrator in question. Deductive profiling uses information and…
  • Preventing Fraud: Strategies for Identifying Fraud

    Fraud represents one of the most serious and cunning threats against personal property and rights in today's society. Distinct from theft, which operates through force or stealth, fraud employs manipulation and intentional misrepresentation to achieve illicit objectives. This article delves…
  • Documentary forgery

    Forgery is a complex and multifaceted crime that ranges from unauthorized replication of signatures to the creation of fraudulent documents and objects. This illicit act not only affects individuals but severely impacts society as a whole, manipulating everything from financial…
  • Abuses in prisons

    Rights and Realities in Prisons In a world where justice is seen as a fundamental pillar of society, it is crucial to recognize and protect the human rights of all individuals, including those who have been deprived of their freedom.…
  • Ranking with the ten highest crime rates in the world

    Crime rates are influenced by a number of factors, including poverty, unemployment and the strictness of law enforcement. Countries such as Venezuela, Papua New Guinea and South Africa have high crime rates due to problems such as corruption, economic changes…
  • Tracing Evidence at the Crime Scene: An In-depth Analysis of Forensic Techniques

    Forensic science has revolutionized the way crimes are investigated, providing indispensable tools to uncover the hidden secrets of crime scenes. One of the cornerstones of this science is the Locard's exchange principle, proposed by Edmond Locard, founder of the Institute…
  • Cocaine: typologies and modes of analysis

    In this article, we delve deep into cocaine, a natural alkaloid extracted from the coca plant, Erythroxylum coca, native to South America. We will explore its composition, extraction methods, modes of consumption, and its impact on the nervous system. Additionally,…
  • Police dogs

    In forensic investigation, accuracy and efficiency in locating persons, substances, or evidence are critical. While advanced technology offers sophisticated solutions, its high cost and limitations in portability and effectiveness over extensive areas present significant challenges. In this context, police dogs,…
  • Typology of firearms

    The study of firearms and ballistics is a critical specialization within forensic science, playing a vital role in solving crimes involving the use of weaponry. This discipline ranges from detailed analysis of weapons to exhaustive examination of projectile trajectories and…
  • Explosives investigation

    An explosion is a dramatic and often devastating event that occurs when a significant amount of energy is suddenly released. This phenomenon can result from a variety of chemical or physical reactions and is characterized by the instantaneous emission of…
  • Can a stray bullet kill someone?

    Los disparos en celebraciones han herido a cientos de personas y han matado a docenas sólo en los últimos años en Estados Unidos.
  • El papel de los servicios de emergencia en la escena del crimen

    The role of the emergency services at the crime scene

    Es importante comprender las responsabilidades del personal de los SME y de las fuerzas del orden cuando acuden a la escena de un crimen
  • Human trafficking in the United States

    Human trafficking represents one of the most severe and widespread violations of human rights in today's world, transcending race, social class, demographics, and gender. It affects communities in every corner of the globe, where traffickers, driven by greed, operate with…