Crime Science

An Interdisciplinary Journal

ISSN: 2193-7680 (Online)


Crime Science is a peer-reviewed open access journal published by Springer Nature under the BMC brand.

Crime Science is an international, interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal, with an applied orientation. The journal's main focuses are on research articles and systematic reviews that reflect the growing cooperation among a variety of fields, including environmental criminology, economics, engineering, geography, public health, psychology, statistics, and urban planning, toward the aim of improving the detection, prevention, and understanding of crime and disorder. Crime Science will 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 policymakers 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.

NEW! Crime Science is now indexed in the Emerging Sources Citation Index (Clarivate Analytics). It is also in Scopus, the world's largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature.

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