Australian Institute of Criminology

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Firearm theft in Australia 2018

Findings presented in this report refer to incidents of firearm theft reported to police between 1 January and 31 December 2018. These data are compared with findings from the National Firearm Theft Monitoring Program, noting that the former is calendar year and the latter is...
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Changes in online gambling during the COVID-19 pandemic

This study explores the potential for increased online gambling as a result of COVID-19 social distancing measures.

Availability of COVID-19 related products on Tor darknet markets

Tor darknet markets are frequently used as a litmus test of illicit drug and malware trends, as well as criminal novelty and entrepreneurship more generally. Crime follows opportunity and the COVID-19 pandemic offers profiteering arising from shortages and fear.
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The feasibility and utility of using coded ambulance records for a violence surveillance system: a novel pilot study

The primary aim of this study was to pilot the use of coded ambulance clinical records for violence surveillance at the population level, similarly to work done in an established surveillance system of alcohol and other drugs (AOD) and mental health-related harms.
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Strain, coping and sustained fraud offending

This study uses interviews with serious workplace fraudsters to examine enablers of sustained offending.