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Scientific articles

Selection of scientific articles (co-)written by researchers of the WODC. These are mostly peer-reviewed articles.

The references are ordered by year and in alphabetical order on the last name of the first author.
This pages contains articles published in the current year and the last two years. Pdfs of older years can be found in the section: More information.


  • Kruisbergen, E.W., E.R. Leukfeldt, E.R. Kleemans & R.A. Roks
    Money talks: Money Laundering Choices of Organized Crime Offenders in a Digital Age
    Journal of Crime and Justice, December 2019
  • Kulu-Glasgow, I., M. Smit and I. Sirkeci (eds.)
    Unaccompanied children: from migration to integration
    London: Transnational Press, 2019

  • Kulu-Glasgow, I., S. Noyon and M. Smit
    I just wanted to be safe’. Agency and decision-making among unaccompanied minor asylum seekers
    In: Unaccompanied children: from migration to integration - ed. by I. Kulu-Glasgow, M. Smit and I. Sirkeci
    London: Transnational Press, 2019, pp. 29-50

  • Leukfeldt, E.R., E.R. Kleemans, E.W. Kruisbergen and R.A. Roks
    Criminal networks in a digitised world: on the nexus of borderless opportunities and local embeddedness.
    Trends in Organized Crime, May 2019 (DOI: 10.1007/s12117-019-09366-7)

  • Leukfeldt E.R., E.W. Kruisbergen, E.R. Kleemans and R.A. Roks
    Organized Financial Cybercrime: Criminal Cooperation, Logistic Bottlenecks, and Money Flows
    In: The Palgrave Handbook of International Cybercrime and Cyberdeviance (ed. by T. Holt and A. Bossler)
    Cham, Palgrave Macmillan, 2019

  • Weber, J., and E.W. Kruisbergen
    Criminal Markets: The Dark Web, Money Laundering and Counterstrategies An overview of the 10th Research Conference on Organized Crime
    Trends in Organized Crime, April 2019 (DOI: 10.1007/s12117-019-09365-8)


  • Kulu-Glasgow, I., D. Schans and M. Smit
    The Dutch battle for highly skilled migrants: policy, implementation and the role of social networks.
    Migration Letters, Vol. 15, 2018, nr. 4, pp. 517-532


  • Bargh, M.S., R. Choenni and R. Meijer
    On Addressing Privacy in Disseminating Judicial Data: Towards a Methodology
    Transforming Government: People, Process and Policy, vol. 11, 2017, nr. 1, pp. 9-41
  • Beerthuizen, M.G.J.C., G. Weijters and A.M. van der Laan
    The impact of the release of Grand Theft Auto V on Dutch juvenile crime
    European Journal of Criminology, Online first August 7th, 2017

  • Berg, C.J.W. van den, K.A. Beijersbergen, P. Nieuwbeerta and A.J.E. Dirkzwager
    Sex offenders in prison: Are they socially isolated?
    Sexual Abuse, Online publication 4 April 2017

  • Bie, J.L. de, C.J. de Poot, J.D. Freilich and S.M. Charmak
    Changing organizational structures of jihadist networks in the Netherlands
    Social Networks, vol. 48, 2017, January, pp. 270-283

  • Brugman, S., L.M. Cornet, D. Smeijers, K. Smeets, S. Oostermeijer, J.K. Buitelaar, R.J. Verkes, J. Lobbestael, C.H. de Kogel and L.M.C. Jansen
    Examining the reactive proactive questionnaire in adults in forensic and non-forensic settings: A variable- and person-based approach
    Aggressive Behavior, vol. 43, 2017, nr. 2, pp. 155-162

  • Engbersen, G., A. Leerkes, P. Scholten and E. Snel
    The intra-EU Mobility Regime: Differentiation, Stratification and Contradictions
    Migration Studies, vol. 5, 2017, nr. 3, pp. 337-355

  • Gruijter, M. de, C. Nee and C.J. de Poot
    Rapid identification information and its influence on perceived clues at the crime scene: Anexperimental study
    Science and Justice, vol. 57, 2017, nr. 6, pp. 421-430

  • Gruijter, M. de, C.J. de Poot and H. Elffers
    Reconstructing with trace information: Does rapid identification information lead to better crime reconstructions?
    Journal of Investigative Psychology and Offender Profiling, vol. 14, 2017, nr. 1, pp. 88-103

  • Kruisbergen, E.W.
    When other methods fail... Infiltrating organized crime groups in the Netherlands
    In: Contemporary organized crime: developments, challenges and responses - ed. by J.M. Nelen and D. Siegel
    Dordrecht/Norwell,Massachusetts: Springer, 2017

  • Kulu-Glasgow, I., M. Smit en R.P.W. Jennissen
    For love or for papers? Sham marriages among Turkish (potential) migrants and gender implications
    In: Revisiting Gender and Migration - ed. by M.M. Yucesahin & P. Yazgan
    London: Transnational Press London, 2017

  • Leerkes, A. and M. Kox
    Pressured into a Preference to Leave? A Study on the “Specific” Deterrent Effects and Perceived Legitimacy of Immigration Detention
    Law & Society Review, vol. 51, 2017, nr. 4

  • Leerkes, A., R. van Os and E. Boersema
    What drives 'soft deportation'? Understanding the rise of Assisted Voluntary Return in the Netherlands
    Population, Space and Place, vol. 23, 2017, nr. 8, e2059

  • Netten, N., S. Choenni, M.S. Bargh and R. Meijer
    Exploiting big data for evaluation studies
    In: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance, March 7-9, 2017, New Delhi, India
    New York, ACM Press, 2017, pp. 228-231

  • Ramakers, A., P. Nieuwbeerta, J. van Wilsem and A. Dirkzwager
    Not just any job will do: A study on employment characteristics andrecidivism risks after release
    International journal of offender therapy and comparative criminology, vol. 61, 2017, nr. 16, pp. 1795-1818

  • Verhoeven, M.A.
    Sex Work Realities Versus Government Policies: Meanings of Anti-trafficking Initiatives for Sex Workers in the Netherlands
    Sexuality Research and Social Policy, vol. 14, 2017, nr. 4, pp. 370-379

  • Verhoeven, M. and B. van Gestel
    Between Visibility and Invisibility: Sex Workers and Informal Services in Amsterdam
    Feminist Economics, vol. 23, 2017, nr. 3, pp. 110-133

  • Verweij, S., B.S.J. Wartna, N. Tollenaar and M.G.C.J. Beerthuizen
    The effectiveness of a cognitive skills training program for adult offenders
    Criminal Justice and Behavior, vol. 44, 2017, nr. 12

  • Weulen Kranenbarg, M., A.M. van der Laan, C. de Poot, M. Verhoeven, W. van der Wagen and G. Weijters
    Individual cybercrime offenders
    In: Research Agenda: The human factor in cybercrime and cybersecurity - ed. by E.R. Leukfeldt
    Den Haag: Eleven International Publishing, 2017, pp. 23-31


  • Bargh, M.S., R. Choenni and R. Meijer
    Integrating semi-open data in a criminal judicial setting
    In: Achieving Open Justice through Citizen Participation and Transparency - ed. by M. Gascó and C.E. Jiménez
    IGI, 2016, pp. 137-156

  • Bargh, M.S., R. Choenni and R. Meijer
    Meeting Open Data Halfway: On Semi-Open Data Paradigm
    In: 9th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Government, Montevideo, Uruguay, March 1-3 - Proceedings ICEGOV 2016, pp. 199-206
    New York: ACM Press, 2016

  • Bargh, M.S., R. Choenni and R. Meijer
    On design and deployment of two privacy-preserving procedures for judicial-data dissemination
    Government Information Quarterly, vol. 33, July 2016, nr. 3, pp. 481–493

  • Bargh, M.S., J. van Dijk and R. Choenni
    Dynamic Data Quality Management Framework Using Issue Tracking Systems
    IADIS International Journal on Computer Science and Information Systems, vol. 10, 206, nr. 2, pp. 32-51

  • Bargh, M.S., J. van Dijk and R. Choenni
    Management of data quality related problems: Exploiting operational knowledge
    In: Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Data Management Technologies and Applications (DATA), 24-26 July, Lisbon, Portugal
    SCITEPRESS– Science and Technology Publications, 2016, pp. 31-42

  • Beerthuizen, M.G.C.J. and D. Brugman
    The relationship of moral value evaluation with externalizing behaviour across value areas in adolescents
    European Journal of Developmental Psychology, vol. 13, nr. 1, 2016, pp. 84-98

  • Beijersbergen, K.A., A.J.E. Dirkzwager and P. Nieuwbeerta
    Reoffending after release: Does procedural justice during imprisonment matter?
    Criminal Justice and Behavior, vol. 43, 2016, nr. 1, pp. 63-82

  • Bie, J.L. de, en C.J. de Poot
    Studying police files with grounded theory methods to understand jihadist networks
    Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, vol. 39, 2016, nr. 7-8, pp. 580-601

  • Bie, J.L. de, C.J. de Poot, J.D. Freilich and S.M. Charmak
    Changing organizational structures of jihadist networks in the Netherlands
    Social Networks, vol. 48, 2017, January, pp. 270-283

  • Braak, S. van den, R. Choenni, R. and M. Bamberger
    Emergent technologies and creative use of multiple sources of information
    In: Dealing with complexity in development evaluation; a practical approach - ed. by M. Bamberger, J. Vaessen, and E. Raimondo
    Thousand Oaks: Sage, 2016, pp. 181-199

  • Bulanova-Hristova, G., K. Kasper, G. Odinot, M.A. Verhoeven, R.L.D. Pool, C. de Poot, Y. Werner, and L. Korsell
    Cyber-OC: Scope and manifestations in selected EU member states
    (Polizei + Forschung, vol. 50)
    Wiesbaden: Bundeskriminalamt, 2016

  • Choenni, R., M.S. Bargh, C. Roepan, and R. Meijer
    Privacy and Security in Smart Data Collection by Citizens
    In: Smarter as the New Urban Agenda: A Comprehensive View of the 21st Century City - ed. by J.R. Gil-Garcia, T.A. Pardo and T. Nam
    New York: Springer, 2016, pp. 349-367

  • Cornelisse, R., M.S. Bargh, R. Choenni, D.E.G. Moolenaar and L.V. de Zeeuw
    Compressing Large Amounts of NetFlow Data Using a Pattern Classification Scheme
    In: 2016 IEEE 2nd International Conference on Big Data Security on Cloud (BigDataSecurity), IEEE International Conference on High Performance andSmart Computing(HPSC), and IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Data and Security (IDS) April 9-10 2016
    New York: IEEE Press, 2016, pp. 364-370

  • Cornet, L.J.M., P.H. van der Laan, H.L.I. Nijman, N. Tollenaar and C.H. de Kogel
    Does a cognitive skills training program for prisoners affect neurocognitive functioning and heart rate activity?
    Criminal Justice and Behavior, vol. 43, 2016, nr. 11, pp. 1481-1504

  • Custers, B.
    Click here to consent forever: Expiry dates for informed consent
    Big Data & Society,vol. 3, 2016, nr. 1, pp. 1-6

  • Custers, B.
    Drones here, there and everywhere
    In: The Future of Drone Use: Opportunities and Threats from Ethical and Legal Perspectives - ed. by B.H.M. Custers
    (Information Technology & Law Series, nr. 27)
    Heidelberg: Springer, 2016

  • Custers, B.
    Flying to New Destinations: The Future of Drones
    In: The Future of Drone Use: Opportunities and Threats from Ethical and Legal Perspectives - ed. by B.H.M. Custers
    (Information Technology & Law Series, nr. 27)
    Heidelberg: Springer, 2016

  • Custers, B. and R.L.D. Pool
    The Police Hack Back: Legitimacy, Necessity and Privacy Implications of The Next Step in Fighting Cybercrime
    European Journal of Crime, Criminal Law and Criminal Justice, vol. 25, 2016, nr. 2, pp. 123-144

  • Custers, B. and H. Ursic
    Big data and data reuse: a taxonomy of data reuse for balancing bigdata benefits and personal data protection
    International Data Privacy Law, vol. 6, 2016, nr. 1, pp. 4-15

  • Custers, B. and H. Ursic
    Legal Barriers and Enablers to Big Data Reuse: A critical Assessment of the Challenges for the EU Law
    European Data Protection Law Review, vol. 2, 2016, nr.2, pp. 209-221

  • Custers, B. and I. Zliobaite
    Using sensitive personal data may be necessary for avoiding discrimination in data-driven decision models
    Artificial Intelligence andLaw, vol. 24, 2016, nr. 2, pp. 183-201

  • Dijk, J. van, S. Kalidien and R. Choenni
    Smart Monitoring of the Criminal Justice System
    Government Information Quarterly, March 2016

  • Dito, B.B., V. Mazzucato and D. Schans
    The Effects of Transnational Parenting on the Subjective Health and Well‐Being of Ghanaian Migrants in the Netherlands
    Population, Space and Place, vol. 23, 2016, nr. 3

  • Eeden, C.A.J. van den, C.J. de Poot and P.J. van Koppen
    Forensic expectations: Investigating a crime scene with prior information
    Science and Justice, vol. 56, 2016, nr. 6, pp. 475-481

  • Giessen, M, van der, M.M.J. van Ooyen-Houben and D.E.G. Moolenaar
    Estimating the production, consumption and export of cannabis: The Dutch case
    International Journal of Drug Policy, vol. 31, 2016, pp. 104–112

  • Gruijter,M., C.J. de Poot and H. Elffers, H.
    The influence of new technolgies on the visual attention of CSI’s performing a crime scene investigation
    Journal of Forensic Sciences, vol. 61, 2016, nr. 1, pp. 43-51

  • Koenig, M., M. Maliepaard and A. Güveli
    Religion and new immigrants' labor market entry in Western Europe
    Ethnicities, vol. 16, 2016, nr. 2, pp. 213-235

  • Kruisbergen, E.W., E.R. Kleemans and R.F. Kouwenberg
    Explaining attrition: Investigating and confiscating the profits of organized crime
    European Journal of Criminology, Vol. 13, 2016, nr. 6, pp. 677-695

  • Leerkes, A.
    Back to the Poorhouse? Social Protection and Social Control of Unauthorized Immigrants in the Shadow of the Welfare State
    Journal of European Social Policy, vol. 26, 2016, nr. 2, pp. 140-154

  • Leerkes, A.
    Managing migration through legitimacy? Alternatives to the criminalisation of unauthorised migration
    In: Irregular Migration, Trafficking, and Smugglingof Human Beings. Policy Dilemmas in the EU - ed. by S.Carrera and E. Guild
    Brussels: Centre for European Policy Studies, 2016, pp. 24-32

  • Leerkes, A. en P. Scholten
    Landen in Nederland. De vluchtelingenstroom in integratieperspectief
    Rotterdam: Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam, 2016

  • Leeuw, F.L.
    Cyber Society and ‘Rulejungling’: New Challenges for Evaluation in the 21st Century
    In: The Future of Evaluation: Global Trends, New Challenges, Shared Perspectives - ed. by R. Stockmann and W. Meyer
    London: Palgrave MacMillan, 2016, pp. 256-268

  • Leeuw, F.L. and H. Schmeets (ass.)
    Empirical Legal Research: A guidance book for lawyers, legislators and regulators
    Cheltenham: EE Publishing, 2016

  • Maliepaard, M., and R. Alba
    Cultural Integration in the Muslim Second Generation in the Netherlands: The Case of Gender Ideology
    International Migration Review, vol. 50, 2016, nr. 1, pp. 70-94

  • Mapes, A.A., A.D. Kloosterman, C.J. de Poot and V. van Marion
    Objective data on DNA success rates can aid the selection process of crime samples for analysis by rapid mobile DNA technologies
    Forensic Science International, vol. 264, 2016, pp. 28-33

  • Mapes, A.A., A.D. Kloosterman, V. van Marion and C.J. de Poot
    Knowledge on DNA success rates to optimize the DNA analysis process: From crime scene to laboratory
    Journal of Forensic Sciences, vol. 61, 2016, nr. 4, pp. 1055-1061

  • Minke, L.K., M. Schinkel, K.A. Beijersbergen, C. Damboeanu, L. Dirga, A. Dirkzwager, Y. Jewkes, V. Knight, D. Moran, H. Palmen et al.
    Multiple perspectives on imprisonment in Europe
    Nordisk Tidsskrift for Kriminalvidenskab, vol. 103, 2016, nr. 3, pp. 311-333

  • Nagtegaal, M.H. and C. Boonmann
    Conditional release of forensic psychiatric patients consistent with or contrary to behavioral experts' recommendations in the Netherlands: Prevalence rates, patient characteristics and recidivism after discharge from conditional release
    Behavioral Sciences and the Law, vol. 34, 2016, nrs. 2/3, pp. 257-277

  • Netten, N., M.S. Bargh, S. van den Braak, S. Choenni, and F. Leeuw
    On enabling smart government: A Legal Logistics framework for future criminal justice systems
    In: Proceedings of the 7th Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research, June 8-10, 2016, Shanghai, China
    New York: ACM Press, 2016, pp. 293-302

  • Netten, N., S. van den Braak, S. Choenni en M. van Someren
    A Big Data Framework for Information Relevance in Crisis Response
    In: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance, March 1-3, 2016, Montevideo, Uruguay
    New York: ACM Press, 2016, pp. 266-275

  • Netten, C.P.M., S.W. van den Braak, S. Choenni and F.L. Leeuw
    The Rise of Smart Justice: On the Role of AI in the Future of Legal Logistics
    In: Proceedings of the Artificial Intelligence for Justice workshop held at the 22nd European Conference on Artificial Intelligence, August 30, 2016, The Hague, The Netherlands
    The Hague, 2016, pp 38-41

  • Odinot, G., M.A. Verhoeven, R.L.D. Pool and C.J. de Poot
    Cyber-OC in the Netherlands
    In: Cyber-OC: Scope and manifestations in selected EU member states - ed. by G. Bulanova-Hristova, G. Kasper, G. Odinot, M.A. Verhoeven, R.L.D. Pool, C.J. de Poot, Y. Werner and L. Korsell
    (Polizei + Forschung 50)
    Wiesbaden: Bundeskriminalamt, 2016, pp. 15-99

  • Ooyen-Houben, M. van, B. Bieleman en D.J. Korf
    Tightening the Dutch coffee shop policy: Evaluation of the private club and the residence criterion
    International Journal of Drug Policy, vol.31, 2016, May, pp. 113-120

  • Rokven, J.J.
    The victimization-offending relationship from a longitudinal perspective [proefschrift]
    Nijmegen, Radboud Universiteit, 2016

  • Smit, M., M. Galloway, V. Wijkhuijs and M. Kromhout
    The ‘Pardon Regulation’: Implementation and outcome of a regularisation programme in the Netherlands
    Migration Letters, vol. 13, 2016, nr. 1, 144-158

  • Tollenaar, N., B.S.J. Wartna, P.G.M. van der Heijden and S. Bogaerts
    StatRec: Performance, Validation and Preservability of a Static Risk Prediction Instrument
    Bulletin of Sociological Methodology/Bulletin de Méthodologie Sociologique, vol. 129, 2016, nr. 1, pp. 25-44

  • Vergouw,H. Nagel,S.J., Bondt andB. Custers
    Drone Technology: Types, Payloads, Applications, Frequency Spectrum Issues and Future Developments
    In: The Future of Drone Use - ed. by B. Custers
    (Information Technology & Law, Series, nr. 27)
    Berlin/Heidelberg: Springer, 2016

  • Wilsem, J. van
    Exploring the possibility of ‘moral hazard’ among victims of identity fraud: The relation between reimbursement for unauthorized cash withdrawals and risky online behavior
    In: Cybercrime Through an Interdisciplinary Lens - ed, by T.J. Holt
    London/New York: Routledge, 2016, pp. 92-104

  • Wingerden, S.G.C. van, J. van Wilsem and B.D. Johnson
    Offender's personal circumstances and punishment: toward a more refined model forthe explanation of sentencing disparities
    Justice Quarterly, vol. 33, 2016, nr. 1, pp. 100-133

  • Zaalberg, A., J. Wielders, E. Bulten, C. van der Staak, A. Wouters and H. Nijman
    Relationships of diet-related blood parameters andblood lead levels with psychopathology and aggression in forensic psychiatric inpatients
    Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health, vol. 26, 2016, nr. 3, pp. 196–211


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