Logotyp: till Försvarshögskolans hemsida

fhs.se
Ändra sökning
RefereraExporteraLänk till posten
Permanent länk

Direktlänk
Referera
Referensformat
  • apa
  • harvard-cite-them-right
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Annat format
Fler format
Språk
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Annat språk
Fler språk
Utmatningsformat
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf
The Routine Activity Robber: Learnings from a total study of cash-in-transit robberies and opportunity structures
Försvarshögskolan, Institutionen för säkerhet, strategi och ledarskap (ISSL), CRISMART (Nationellt Centrum för Krishanteringsstudier).
2015 (Engelska)Ingår i: The Stockholm Criminology Symposium: Program & Abstracts 2015 / [ed] Brottsförebyggande rådet, Stockhom, 2015, s. 162-162Konferensbidrag, Muntlig presentation med publicerat abstract (Refereegranskat)
Abstract [en]

With this total study it is shown how opportunity structures influence criminals in the case of cash-in-transit (CIT) robberies. Sweden was one of the countries hit hardest by robberies of CITs in the early 2000s, in relationship to the population. Robbers, often armed with automatic weapons and explosives, could get away with lots of money, with the justice system initially unable to stabilize the situation.

Likely offenders saw suitable targets and the lack of capable guardians, as discussed by the Routine Activity Theory. This applies to the situation in Sweden in the late 1990s when robbers moved away from bank robberies and chose CITs for their relatively lower safety (lack of capable guardians) and the higher amount of money available (suitable targets). It also explains how the target hardening processes strengthened the security of banks and CITS, respectively, hence making them less suitable targets. This displacement effect once again showed in 2007-2008, with a brief spike of bank robberies, when the robbers moved away from the CITs.

The total study provides an overview of every CIT/cash depot robbery in Sweden since the late 1990s. By mapping out these aggravated robberies, it offers knowledge about how such robberies actually look like: the number of perpetrators, their level of organization, their armament and methods, and often their “success” rate. A total study is a rare opportunity for criminologists to study a subject without having to deal with the usual restrictions of selection bias. If the crime studied at the same time is rare, compared to every day crime, but not rare enough to be statistically problematic, then the researcher should be able to come up with a solid description of opportunity structures influence the development of crime.

 

Ort, förlag, år, upplaga, sidor
Stockhom, 2015. s. 162-162
Nyckelord [sv]
kriminologi, polismetoder, organiserad brottslighet, värderån, tillfällighetsstrukturer, rutinaktivitetsteori
Nationell ämneskategori
Övrig annan samhällsvetenskap
Forskningsämne
Statsvetenskap med inriktning mot krishantering och internationell samverkan
Identifikatorer
URN: urn:nbn:se:fhs:diva-5429ISBN: 978-91-87335-44-0 (tryckt)OAI: oai:DiVA.org:fhs-5429DiVA, id: diva2:820693
Konferens
The Stockholm Criminology Symposium
Forskningsfinansiär
Myndigheten för samhällsskydd och beredskap, MSB Tillgänglig från: 2015-06-12 Skapad: 2015-06-12 Senast uppdaterad: 2016-11-07Bibliografiskt granskad

Open Access i DiVA

Fors, SCS presentation 2015(641 kB)341 nedladdningar
Filinformation
Filnamn FULLTEXT01.pdfFilstorlek 641 kBChecksumma SHA-512
e018ad3d7a6fdc3c387addd905d94926bc8f1cd0482d326ca1ca2c9291310a7df92d98c8f386fae4f429add0b214176c8322bbab4ea3e84cbf2c0eefaf85e8bb
Typ fulltextMimetyp application/pdf

Övriga länkar

Preliminary program

Person

Fors, Fredrik

Sök vidare i DiVA

Av författaren/redaktören
Fors, Fredrik
Av organisationen
CRISMART (Nationellt Centrum för Krishanteringsstudier)
Övrig annan samhällsvetenskap

Sök vidare utanför DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar
Totalt: 344 nedladdningar
Antalet nedladdningar är summan av nedladdningar för alla fulltexter. Det kan inkludera t.ex tidigare versioner som nu inte längre är tillgängliga.

isbn
urn-nbn

Altmetricpoäng

isbn
urn-nbn
Totalt: 884 träffar
RefereraExporteraLänk till posten
Permanent länk

Direktlänk
Referera
Referensformat
  • apa
  • harvard-cite-them-right
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Annat format
Fler format
Språk
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Annat språk
Fler språk
Utmatningsformat
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf