Crime Linkage International NetworK (C-LINK)


Established in 2013, C-LINK is an international network of academics and practitioners with a professional interest in crime linkage. Crime linkage – also known as comparative case analysis, crime linkage analysis, and case linkage – focuses on identifying crimes committed by the same offender using crime scene behaviour. Originally funded by a grant from the Leverhulme Trust, C-LINK brings together partners from across the world including Belgium, Canada, Finland, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, the UK, and the United States, with the aim of establishing a coherent, evidence-based approach to the detection of serial offenders using crime linkage techniques.

C-LINK is hosted by the University of Birmingham, UK. For research about crime linkage, please see the Resource Centre, or for more information about C-LINK or to be added to the mailing list, contact our Network Facilitator via the contact us page.