The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a terrible toll on lives, illness, and economic devastation and it is having diverse effects on violence and crime. Daily Prevention News publishes weekly a Corona Crime Issue dedicated to collect related news and information.
- Survey suggests Police Scotland officers are stressed and close to burnout due to Covid
Concerns have been raised over the mental health of police officers in Scotland after a new survey revealed around half are suffering from stress and burnout at work. Source: The Herald
- Roma mistrust in governments is an obstacle to COVID-19 recovery
As countries across Europe race each other to vaccinate their populations against COVID-19 in the hopes of controlling the spread of the deadly virus and restoring some sense of normality, there is a danger that our already vulnerable and marginalised Roma communities will fall through the cracks. Source: ALJAZEERA
- COVID-19 Transmission in Prison Settings
Prisons are highly vulnerable to COVID-19 outbreaks, with rates of infection and hospitalisation higher than in the general population, the report from the goverment’s SAGE committee, COVID-19 Transmission in Prison Settings, points out. Even as rates of infection in the wider community decline, prisons remain at high risk of outbreaks. Source: Ministry of Justice UK
- Juvenile Justice Agencies' Response to COVID-19
Juvenile Justice Agencies must seek more effective measures to respond to future global health crisis, such as the current Covid-19. This study aimed to grasp the status of countermeasures taken by Juvenile Justice Agencies against Covid-19. Source: KIC
Please find more information and news about the interlinkages between the Coronavirus, Crime and Violence in German published every Tuesday on our German News Service Tägliche Präventions News.