In this month’s Crime Case Study, Elizabeth is joined by Professor David Wilson and Emma Kelly to discuss the murder of Shana Grice – a case that raises many important issues around stalking. In Researcher Profile, Dr Imran Awan talks about his work as a criminologist exploring hate crime and Islamophobia. The television series “Dexter” is the focus of this month’s Crime Seen on Screen. Elizabeth talks to criminologist Dr Adam Lynes about his thoughts on this very successful show.
Links to further information about the topics covered this month…
Sentencing remarks of Mr Justice Green in relation to Michael Lane, convicted of the murder of Shana Grice https://www.judiciary.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/r-v-lane-sentencing-remarks.pdf.
Remarks of Mr Justice Green in relation to the Independent Police Complaints Commission investigation https://www.judiciary.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/r-v-lane-ipcc-statement.pdf
For further information, advice and support about issues around stalking in the UK, please visit http://paladinservice.co.uk/ and https://www.victimsupport.org.uk/crime-info/types-crime/stalking-and-harassment. In the USA, please visit http://victimsofcrime.org/our-programs/stalking-resource-center.
Dr Imran Awan is on Twitter @DrImranAwan. His Birmingham City University profile page, including information about his books and articles is available at http://www.bcu.ac.uk/social-sciences/about-us/staff/imran-awan.
Follow Dr Adam Lynes on Twitter @Lynesey89. Find out more about his work here http://www.bcu.ac.uk/research/-centres-of-excellence/centre-for-applied-criminology/people/adam-george-thomas-lynes.
More information about “Dexter” http://www.sho.com/dexter.
Music for Crime Bites is by Lee Rosevere at Happy Puppy Records http://www.happypuppyrecords.ca/.