The researchers from Münster and Bielefeld emphasize that attention and trust towards juvenile offenders are often more effective than harsh sentences.<address>© Papaioannou Kostas - Unsplash</address>
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Researchers present results of long-term study "Crime in the modern City"

The criminologist Prof. Klaus Boers (University of Münster) and the sociologist Prof. Jost Reinecke (University of Bielefeld) have presented the results of their long-term study "Crime in the modern city". The scientists have observed and analysed the delinquency behaviour of around 3,000 people for almost 20 years.

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