Small area variation in crime effects of COVID-19 policies in England and Wales

Paper examining local varition in the COVID-19 lockdown crime drop.

Six Months In. Pandemic Crime Trends in England and Wales

Paper examining crime in England and Wales during the first six months of the pandemic.

Six months in. Pandemic crime trends in England and Wales to August 2020

Article for Policing Insight examining police-recorded crime in England and Wales between March and August.

Crime and Anti-social Behaviour in Greater London

Stats bulletin reporting end of month counts for crime and anti-social behaviour in Greater London before and after lockdown.

Update: lockdown crime trends

Over the past few weeks I have spent a bit of time exploring police recorded crime trends before and after the UK-wide lockdown. There has been talk of lockdowns representing the largest criminological experiment in history.

Lockdown crime trends. What we know and what we don't

Understanding what has happened to crime during lockdown is challenging. We are in uncharted territory and it’s proving hard to draw definitive conclusions from the latest police recorded crime data.