Pandemic Lockdowns Tied to Lower Crime in Many Cities


You study claims that lockdown policies implemented globally in response to the covid nineteen pandemic. I've had a rather interesting side effect. Cutting urban crime rates by thirty seven percent the findings reporter the journal nature human behavior based on studies in twenty seven cities across twenty three countries scientist allies daily cases of crime across america europe the middle eastern asia to assess the impact of lockdowns on six types of crimes including assault theft burglary robbery vehicle theft and homicide in eight city by comparing them. The pre covid nineteen lockdown crime levels. The authors found the average reduction was smallest homicide about forty percent and the largest was for robbery at forty six and theft forty seven percent reductions for burglary with twenty eight percent vehicle. V thirty seven percent an assault three five percent. The authors also found that the strict lockdowns the bigger the dropping

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