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.
- Addressing Anti-Asian Racism in the Era of COVID-19
Since the start of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, Asian Americans have faced a wave of anti-Asian racism and hate incidents. The authors of this report assessed knowledge gaps around such racism and associated acts of violence and proposed possible solutions to address it by conducting 20 semi-structured interviews with diverse stakeholders in the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community to identify key themes about the causes of, reaction to, and mitigation measures against anti-Asian racism in the context of the pandemic and beyond. Source: RAND Corporation
- Special collection on "Covid-19 and Crime: consequences for incidence, public safety, security, and prevention"
The Covid-19 pandemic has been imposing unprecedented global restrictions on everyday life routines, affecting behaviour on a global scale. This special collection of articles will focus on the pandemic’s potential consequences on crime, including incidence, public safety, security, prevention. The editors of Crime Science welcome submissions on this topic. Source: Crime Science
- Offline crime bounces back to pre-COVID levels, cyber stays high: interrupted time-series analysis in Northern Ireland
Much research has shown that the first lockdowns imposed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic were associated with changes in routine activities and, therefore, changes in crime. While several types of violent and property crime decreased immediately after the first lockdown, online crime rates increased. Nevertheless, little research has explored the relationship between multiple lockdowns and crime in the mid-term. Furthermore, few studies have analysed potentially contrasting trends in offline and online crimes using the same dataset. To fill these gaps in research, the present article employs interrupted time-series analysis to examine the effects on offline and online crime of the three lockdown orders implemented in Northern Ireland. Source: Crime Science
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