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Letter from the editor


"Many real-world crimes have long been transformed into cyberspace, and terrorism is no different. Cyberspace is becoming a new battleground where different rules, strategies..." – Mehmet F. Bastug and Ismail Onat

Measuring Homicide by Police

"When police officers end a human life, the social ramifications can be immense. Recent high-profile instances of homicide by police in the United States have served as a reminder of their potential impacts. Beyond the tragic loss of life and..." – By Matthew Renner

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