Some crimes have seen drastic decreases during coronavirus — but not homicides in the US

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Abstract

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The various restrictions put in place to combat the spread of coronavirus in recent months have disrupted life for everyone – including criminals.

More than six months into the pandemic, it is clear the pandemic has had a major effect on crime rates. Certain crimes, such as robberies and sexual offences, have declined dramatically, while others, such as online fraud, have been on the rise.
Original languageEnglish
JournalThe Conversation
Publication statusPublished - 31 Jul 2020

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