Research on big data approaches to crime and justice

Date: 
Sunday, 26 March, 2017

Big data and criminology is the focus of a March issue The British Journal of Criminology.

A free-to-download article by Matthew L. Williams, Pete Burnap and Luke Sloan assesses the potential role of social media in assessing crime patterns.

Another free-to-download article examines how, in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombing, members of the general public used Reddit to conduct their own citizen investigations.

View all the content here.