Climate change, socio-demographic factors and technology all have an influence on crime. Technological progress can take us very far, but the threats that go with it are serious. Who would have thought that drones and 4D printers could be used for criminal purposes? Could we have guessed that hacking hospitals and medical devices would become a business model for today’s hackers? Is killing in virtual reality a crime? And what is the likelihood of us being able to print the successor to the coronavirus? We are far from ready for the future of crime.