Police budget increases may not reduce crime rates in Canadian cities, research indicates – CBC News [2024-01-18]

Increasing police budgets doesn’t necessarily reduce crime rates in Canada, according to a study led by a University of Toronto team. The research found “no consistent associations” between police funding and crime rates across 20 large municipalities, including Hamilton, Vancouver, Toronto, Winnipeg and Montreal. […]

People with permanent tattoos are more likely to be arrested, convicted, and incarcerated, study finds – PsyPost [2023-11-06]

A new study indicate that both men and women with permanent tattoos are at a significantly higher risk of arrest, conviction, and incarceration compared to those without tattoos, potentially due to stigmatization. This correlation persists even after adjusting for self-reported criminal behavior, levels of […]