Paper examining local varition in the COVID-19 lockdown crime drop.
Paper examining crime in England and Wales during the first six months of the pandemic.
Article for Policing Insight examining police-recorded crime in England and Wales between March and August.
Stats bulletin reporting end of month counts for crime and anti-social behaviour in Greater London before and after lockdown.
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.
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.