Five Facts You Should Know About London’s Moped Crime Surge

Criminology Professor, James Treadwell, has written an article for The Conversation about the rise in moped-related crime in London.

“The metropolitan police recorded 1,053 moped-linked offences in 2014 which rose to 4,647 in 2015. In the year from June 2016 to 2017, they recorded 16,158.” 

You can read the full article, ‘Five facts you should know about London’s moped crime surge, according to an expert in criminology’, on The Conversation here.

 

Join in The Conversation: Taxing Plastic Takeaway Boxes

“This week, the UK Government will discuss the possibility of introducing taxes on single-use plastic items”. Associate Professor, Dr Claire Gwinnett has written a piece for The Conversation, detailing why she believes we should ‘Tax Plastic Takeaway Boxes‘.

 

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Keep up-to-date with current academic and research news with Staffordshire University’s Law, Policing and Forensics topical contributions to The Conversation 

Aidan Flynn

Aidan Flynn, Lecturer in Law at Staffordshire University has contributed an article in The Conversation, titled ‘How the authorities can prosecute IS fighters who return to Britain – explained’. Read the full article here.

 

 

 

Professor James Treadwell

James Treadwell, a Professor in Criminology here at Staffordshire University, discusses the issue of ‘Why So Many Young British Men are Choosing to Carry Knives’, on The Conversation

 

 

 

 

How the idea of ‘modern slavery’ is used as political click bait‘ is an article Elizabeth A Faulkner, Lecturer in Law, has written for The Conversation